December 12, 2012
For the third year in a row, RacingAwareness.com, to be the day sponsor of
the STAR 105.7 FM Think Outside Yourself Radiothon supporting Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.
Join RA.com, its volunteers, STAR 105.7 FM and the entire family from Helen
DeVos Children’s Hospital on Friday December 14 for the Think Outside Yourself
Radiothon supporting HDVCH. The RA.com volunteers
will be staffing the phone bank beginning at 6:00 am (to 5:00 pm), taking pledges
to help the sick and injured children of West Michigan and surrounding areas.
We invite you to listen to holiday music all week leading up to this very special
day. Tune into West Michigan’s STAR 105.7 FM on your radio or listen online at
Every donation from pennies to dollars will change a child’s life. During this
holiday season, we ask for your pledge of support. Donate on this site by
selecting the DONOATE TODAY text and the HDVCH logo on the right hand side
of this page or at https://donate.spectrum-health.org
Who is RacingAwareness.com?
Established in March of 2010, by Jeff Striegle and Norm Jelsma,
RacingAwareness.com is a Michigan based 501 c3 nonprofit charity based in
Grand Rapids, Michigan. RacingAwareness.com’s efforts are focused on raising
awareness and funds to launch and sustain programs and services provided by
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is considered to be one of the finest pediatric
healthcare facilities in the nation. First opened in 1973 as a small neonatal
intensive care unit, to today’s state of the art facility (opened 1-11-11) marking a
new era of children's health care in West Michigan. The 212-bed, 14-floor,
464,000 square foot facility represents more than four decades of steady
progress in improving pediatric care and bringing pediatric specialists to the
RacingAwarenes.com achieves the goal of awareness and funding, through the
unique niche centered around auto racing and various other charitable
fundraising programs. In tandem with Racing Awareness Inc,
RacingAwareness.com provides patients and their families with an opportunity to
experience auto racing as a diversion from the stress and rigors of the healthcare
Through collaborative partnerships, RacingAwareness.com has provided unique
racing experiences to over 2,500 people associated with HDVCH patient families.
In addition, RacingAwareness.com has been able to reach a distinctive and loyal
audience to raise awareness for the hospital as well as raise and donate 100% of
its proceeds to HDVCH since its inception.
Who is Racing Awareness Inc.?
Established in March of 2010, Racing Awareness Inc. is a motorsports team
based in Grand Rapids Michigan. In 2012 Racing Awareness built, maintained
and operated two race teams that competed at the Berlin Raceway in Marne
Michigan. The teams competed in the Modified division with driver Kevin DeGood
and in the Super Late division with 3-time Berlin Track Champion Dave Lake.
In addition to being a championship winning race team, the Racing Awareness
team exists to market and promote RacingAwareness.com supporting Helen
DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation. Both cars run under the HDVCH logo and
Racing Awareness Inc. follows a traditional calendar for its business operations
with activities throughout the year. Competition for the race teams begins in April
and runs weekly through September. A complete schedule can be found at