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  • Meagan Dorsch
    Director of Public Affairs
  • Jon Kuhl
    Public Affairs Specialist
    Washington, DC
August 10, 2011

NASCAR Champ’s Car to Shine Lights on Hunger at NCSL’s Legislative Summit

Of the more than 51 million Americans who face the threat of hunger, 6 million are over the age of 60.

To help draw attention to the issue, NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet will be on display in the exhibit hall during the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) 2011 Legislative Summit.

Combating hunger among seniors is a serious issue for many state legislators throughout the country. The NCSL Foundation Hunger Partnership links legislators, legislative staff and interested businesses to identify innovative and successful programs and develop ways to support legislators in their efforts to reduce hunger in America.

NCSL is proud to count AARP as one of its partners, and is honored to host the Drive to End Hunger racecar. To date, the drive has provided more than 2.6 million meals to food banks throughout the nation.

Wednesday, August 10
11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Jeff Gordan's No 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet
NCSL's Legislative Summit
Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Hall C

NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the states, commonwealths and territories. It provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues and is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of the states in the American federal system.