Waxhaw, NC -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/17/2014 -- The Isabella Santos Foundation, a non-profit in Charlotte, has announced their partnership with the Charlotte Checkers and their involvement with the team's annual Race Night. Since being founded in 2009, the organization has been raising money to back Neuroblastoma. To date, they have raised over a million dollars and look to expand greatly upon that number through the upcoming event.
The 8th annual Race Night takes place on January 23rd, starting at 6pm, while the Checkers take on the Oklahoma City Barons. Before the puck drops, several NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will be signing autographs on the stadium's concourse. Along with getting posters and merchandise signed, those in attendance can also take pictures with the team's official race car. The first 5,000 will be given a Bojangles' gift card that will range in value from $1 to $100.
On the 23rd, the Checkers will wear race-themed jerseys that will be auctioned off immediately after the game. The proceeds from the sale of each jersey will go to the Isabella Santos Foundation, as well as other charities. Those interested in attending the event can contact the charity organization as they currently have tickets to the game available for purchase. There is also a limited amount of tickets available on the Checkers' website, but fans are encouraged to act quickly as the event always sells out. After the success of last year's event, the foundation looks forward to an even better turn out this year.
Those who cannot make it to the game, but are still interested in helping the cause can sign up to make a one-time or reoccurring donation on Isabella Santos Foundation's website. Patrons can also follow them on a variety of social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, to stay up to date with all of their news and events. Those interested in learning more about the non profit in Charlotte, NC can visit their website.
About Isabella Santos Foundation
The Isabella Santos Foundation was created in honor of Isabella Santos, a courageous young girl who was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma at the age of 2. Losing her battle in 2012, the Foundation stands strong in the honor and memory of not just her fight, but for many other children fighting with the disease throughout the world.
To help create awareness and raise money for Neuroblastoma research, please visithttp://www.isabellasantosfoundation.com/