CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Hendrick Motorsports’ four drivers have committed $200,000 to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims, and the drivers hope to raise a total of $500,000.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne and Chase Elliott launched a disaster relief fund Monday that is accepting tax-deductible donations until Sept. 20. The fund can be found at HendrickRelief.org , and donations will go to Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, which is housed at the Greater Houston Community Foundation, and other qualified charities.READ MORE: Arctic Front Brings Coldest Day Of Week To North Texas & Overnight Temperatures In The Lower 20s
Seven-time NASCAR champion Johnson is hosting the disaster relief fund at the Jimmie Johnson Foundation. He called the devastation done by Harvey “incomprehensible” and called on NASCAR fans to help with the recovery.READ MORE: Luka Leads Streaking Dallas Mavericks To 102-98 Win Over Raptors
“NASCAR fans are some of the most generous and giving people on earth,” Johnson said.MORE NEWS: Pipeline Company Threatening To Cutoff Natural Gas Service To 5 Texas Power Plants
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