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November 9, 2023

Meet the finalists for the 2023 Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award


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Voting continues for the 13th annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award, organized by The NASCAR Foundation.

The award, which honors the foundation’s late founder and chairwoman, Betty Jane France, is a recognition of NASCAR fans who volunteer for children’s causes in their local communities. Each finalist receives a $25,000 donation for their organization; the overall winner will receive a $100,000 donation from The NASCAR Foundation to further their efforts.

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The winner of the Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award will be announced during NASCAR Champion’s Week on Thursday, Nov. 30, in Nashville, Tenn.

Meet the four finalists below:

Darla Crown

Darla is a volunteer with Youth & Family Services, a non-profit organization that supports children and families to become capable, caring, and contributing members of the community. Darla is also a 41-year veteran of the South Dakota National Guard.

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Jennifer Gage

Jennifer is the founder of GiGi’s Playhouse Phoenix, a non-profit organization that serves children and adults with Down Syndrome by helping them find support and network with other families navigating their diagnosis.

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Molly Moran

Molly, a camp counselor and mentor for nine years, volunteers with Comfort Zone Camp. The camp is a non-profit organization that operates camps across the nation with the goal of empowering children experiencing grief to fully realize their capacity to heal, grow, and live more fulfilling lives.

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Sandy Stanley

Sandy is a volunteer with the City of Refuge Dalton, a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for family and community advancement. Sandy serves as a part of the hot meal feeding program, where she packs and delivers food boxes to the area’s most vulnerable children.

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The winner of the Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award will be determined by an online vote, which is still open. Fans can visit NASCARfoundation.org/Award to vote once a day, every day though Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. ET.

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