JOEY LOGANO FOUNDATION ESTABLISHES $1 MILLION COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY FUND IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ELEVATION CHURCHJune 12, 2018
HELPING COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT THE GREATER CHARLOTTE AREA AND BEYOND
CHARLOTTE, NC — In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Joey Logano Foundation in partnership with Elevation Church, has established a $1 Million COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund. The funding will address a variety of needs, including educational equity and access, medical supplies, food distribution, and financial shortages throughout the greater Charlotte area and communities across the United States.
While the initial shock of the outbreak is dissipating, reality is settling in for many families as they find themselves short on food, low on finances, and struggling to make the transition to online learning. This fund intends to provide a foundation for organizations to act as needs continue to arise during this COVID-19 crisis. “Right now, the world is experiencing a situation like we’ve never seen before,” Logano said. He added, “I’ve been blessed to have the ability to help others with our platform and for the past few weeks, the Joey Logano Foundation has been able to help in multiple ways on a local level. However, Brittany and I knew we could do more and felt a huge calling to give in a larger capacity at a statewide and national level. Partnering up with Elevation Outreach couldn’t have been a better fit. At a blistering pace, Elevation Outreach and the Joey Logano Foundation have been able to create a $1,000,000 COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, which will help provide funding and necessary supplies for organizations in need during this scary time. Part of JLF’s mission is to inspire others to live a life of generosity and our hope is that this Response and Recovery fund is a catalyst for others to be inspired to give back during this pandemic.”
This partnership leverages the generosity of Elevation Church and the Joey Logano Foundation with the network of relationships Elevation Outreach has established through 14 years of ministry in the greater Charlotte Area.
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About Joey Logano – Joey Logano is the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford in the NASCAR Cup Series. The 29-year-old from Middletown, CT is a 12-year NASCAR veteran and the youngest driver to win a race, a pole, and Rookie of the Year honors in NASCAR’s Cup Series 70-year history. Logano is the 2018 NASCAR Champion, the 2015 Daytona 500 Champion and has over 50 career NASCAR wins (25 Cup, 30 NXS). Off to a strong start in 2020, Logano won two of the first four NASCAR races this season prior to the racing schedule being postponed due to the COVID 19 crisis. To learn more visit: www.joeylogano.com
About the Joey Logano Foundation – Founded in 2013, The Joey Logano Foundation invests in organizations offering second chances to children and young adults during times of crisis and works to inspire others to live a life of generosity. Through grant making, charity events, the JL Kids Crew and CARE (Critical Assistance Relief Effort), the Joey Logano Foundation continues to make a profound difference in the lives of children and adults in need across the country. To learn more visit: www.joeyloganofoundation.com
About Elevation Church/Elevation Outreach – Elevation Church, a multisite church based in Charlotte, NC, led by Pastor Steven Furtick. Elevation Outreach is the outreach ministry of Elevation Church with the purpose of meeting the needs of communities around the world through the power of partnership. They currently partner and serve with more than 300 organizations around the world specializing in disaster response, emergency assistance, recovery services, educational development, church planting, and medical support. For more information, visit www.elevationchurch.org & www.elevationoutreach.com.