PHOENIX — With NASCAR holding its championship race at Phoenix Raceway in November, a group of local business and political leaders have joined forces to promote the event.
The promotional group will use a donor-advised fund of the NASCAR Foundation, called the Arizona Accelerator Charities, as its platform. The Accelerators “are dedicated to accelerating the community through motorsports by optimizing unique opportunities to promote community investment,” according to an announcement.
Throughout 2020, leading up to NASCAR’S Championship Weekend – Nov. 6-8 – the Accelerators will plan events to boost awareness about the event and raise money for nonprofits. Arizona Accelerator Charities already has identified four nonprofit organizations to receive major donations: The 100 Club of Arizona, Teach for America Phoenix, Veteran Tickets Foundation, and Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
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