FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2011
Contact: AARP Media Relations, 202-434-2560, email@example.com
AARP Foundation Congratulates Jeff Gordon on Victory at Pocono
Washington, D.C.—AARP Foundation President Jo Ann Jenkins issued this statement following Jeff Gordon's win at Pocono Raceway today:
“Congratulations to Jeff Gordon, the No. 24 DuPont team and Hendrick Motorsports on a well-fought victory today at Pocono Raceway! We are so thrilled that Jeff and the team are one step closer to the Chase, and look forward to an exciting race next weekend when the Drive to End Hunger Chevy returns to Michigan International Speedway. Thanks to all the fans who donated this weekend, and remember to visit www.drivetoendhunger.org to help fight hunger in your community - whether you have five minutes or five hours, five dollars or fifty dollars, everyone can help someone eat today."
AARP Foundation is AARP’s affiliated charity. The Foundation is dedicated to serving vulnerable people 50+ by creating solutions that help them secure the essentials and achieve their best life. AARP Foundation focuses on: hunger, housing, income and isolation as our key mission areas. The Foundation envisions: “a country free of poverty where no older person feels vulnerable.” Foundation programs are funded by grants, tax-deductible contributions and AARP. For more information about AARP Foundation, please log on to www.aarp.org/foundation.