Bass Pro Shops Joins Forces with NASCAR Unites to Raise Valuable Funds
Outdoor Enthusiasts Can Donate $5.00 for a NASCAR Unites
Wristband in Support of Children
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 19, 2011) — Bass Pro Shops, one of America’s premier outdoor retailers, joined forces with The NASCAR Foundation in support of NASCAR Unites, a campaign designed to raise valuable funds and encourage volunteerism to help children lead happier, healthier lives.
Beginning in time for NASCAR Day, Bass Pro Shops will offer outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to get their NASCAR Unites wristband for a $5 donation which showcases a supporter’s passion for children’s causes andencourages acts of service. The program will conclude on August 20 or while supplies last. Consumers who donate can get a NASCAR Unites wristband at any Bass Pro Shops store and through Bass Pro Shops call center 1-800-BASS PRO.
NASCAR Unites offers fans and the NASCAR community “Two Million Ways to Unite for Kids” through volunteerism and fundraising. In 2011, The NASCAR Foundation will generate one million volunteer hours and grant $1 million to children’s charities in local communities.
In addition to Bass Pro Shops kicking off its support of NASCAR Unites, its Rancho Cucamonga location will offer supporters the opportunity to be involved in the nationwide NASCAR Day Car Wash for Kids. This is one of more than 30 locations participating in the NASCAR Day Car Wash for Kids. To find a location near you, please visit NASCAR.COM/Unites.
Bass Pro Shops has become one of America’s foremost outdoor retailers with 56stores across the United States and Canada, serving more than 110 million outdoor enthusiasts a year. Each store is unique and offers a truly unforgettable shopping experience.
About The NASCAR Foundation
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc., (NASCAR) launched The NASCAR Foundation in January 2006. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity that embodies the compassion of the NASCAR family and its commitment to serving communities. The Foundation seeks to raise funds and increase volunteerism to support non-profit charities and charitable causes throughout the nation with an emphasis placed on initiatives that affect the ability of children to live, learn and play. For more information on The NASCAR Foundation, please visit the website: WWW.NASCAR.COM/foundation.
About Bass Pro Shops Group
Bass Pro Shops - 56 retail stores in 26 states and Canada visited by over 110 million people annually, international catalog and internet retailing, American Rod & Gun wholesale division selling to over 7,000 independently owned retail stores worldwide, Outdoor World Incentives also selling Bass Pro Shops gift cards through over 132,000 retail outlets across America and a restaurant division with 26 locations. For more information regarding Bass Pro Shops store locations, products or special events, please visit www.basspro.com. To request a free catalog, call 1-800-BASS PRO. Tracker Marine Group – Manufactures and sells Tracker, Nitro, SunTracker, Tahoe, Grizzly, and Mako boats through Bass Pro Shops retail stores and dealers worldwide. For more information, go to www.trackermarine.com. Resort Group – Big Cedar Lodge and other resort properties including restaurants and golf course. For more information, go to www.big-cedar.com, www.bigcedarwildernessclub.com, or www.dogwoodcanyon.com
To learn more, visit NASCAR.COM/Unites or find a Bass Pro Shops near you at www.basspro.com.