CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 20, 2007) – The Jimmie Johnson Foundation is kicking off the NASCAR® Nextel Cup® season with the launch of the 2007 Jimmie Johnson Foundation All-Star Club. In conjunction with the launch of the club, the foundation unveiled its new All-Star coin, the third in the series of commemorative foundation coins.
The Jimmie Johnson Foundation All-Star Club is a giving club featuring five levels of membership, beginning with the Race Fan at $48 and culminating with the Champion at $5,048. The All-Star Club allows fans everywhere the opportunity to become a part of the foundation. Each level builds upon the last with an increasing number of benefits, including a certificate of membership and foundation memorabilia. For detailed information about the levels and benefits, please visitwww.jimmiejohnsonfoundation.org.
Donations received through the All-Star Club will help the foundation further its mission of assisting children and families in need, including reaching its goal of raising $600,000 for Jimmie Johnson’s Victory Lanes at the Victory Junction Gang Camp in Randleman, NC.
About the Jimmie Johnson Foundation
Chandra and Jimmie Johnson created the Jimmie Johnson Foundation in February 2006. Jimmie Johnson drives the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet in NASCAR’s top series, the Nextel Cup. He is the 2006 Nextel Cup Champion. The mission of the foundation is to assist children, families, and communities in need throughout the United States. For more information on the Jimmie Johnson Foundation, please visit www.jimmiejohnsonfoundation.org.
For additional information, contact:
Mary Barr, Jimmie Johnson Foundation, 704.453.2897, firstname.lastname@example.org