Circle Heart Racing

Racing to bring a better tomorrow for children in need of a smile today

“Miles of Smiles”

 

Charities Supported by Circle Heart Racing

Speedway Children’s Charities – www.speedwaycharities.org

The mission of Speedway Children’s Charities remains true to the ideals it was founded upon in 1982; to care for children in educational, financial, social, and medical need in order to help them lead productive lives. SCC provides funding for hundreds of qualified and carefully chosen non-profit organizations that meet the direct need of children. Our vision is that every child has the same opportunities no matter what obstacle they are facing; Tools to build a better, brighter and healthy future.

Gwinnett Children’s Shelter – www.gwinnettchildrenshelter.org

The youth are served through crisis and stabilization services, ages 5 – 17, runaway, homeless youth, or suffering from abuse, neglect, and abandonment as well as other family issues. These services include emergency shelter, life skills training, comprehensive child and family assessments, individual and group counseling, education, and are open 24 hours 7 days a week.

Rainbow Village—www.rainbowvillage.org

To provide families with children in North Metro Atlanta in domestic or economic crisis a healing environment to rebuild their lives through a transitional housing program that promotes self-sufficiency at no cost.  

Piedmont CASA – www.piedmontcasa.org

Piedmont CASA is the sole organization in the counties we serve that recruits, trains and supervises community volunteers who are the voice for foster children in Juvenile Court.  CASA volunteers provide critical feedback and information to Judges overseeing juvenile cases, and also provide a helping hand to foster children in their new foster homes, at school, and in all areas of their lives.  Whenever possible, CASA volunteers work to return children to their homes when it’s safe and secure for them to do so.

A Friend’s House – www.afriendshouse.org/friends-house/

A Friend’s House is dedicated to meeting the emotional and physical needs of children in crisis.Services such as counseling, medical treatment, academic assistance and recreational opportunities are available for the children. In 2008, the Henry County Department of Family and Children Services received 2,146 reports of child abuse, neglect or abandonment.That averages 179 reports each month!statistics are heartbreaking considering these numbers have more than doubled since 1998.

KidStuff=USA—www.kidstuff-usa.org  

Kid Stuff exists for the passion and purpose of bringing love and laughter into the lives of children whose  young lives have been affected by strife, poverty, or disease. They seek to raise the awareness of children’s needs,  by locating opportunities for KidStuff assistance and to positively affect the lives of these children and families.

Haven House – www.henryhavenhouse.org

All Services provided at no cost for any victim of family violence and has an 18 bed safety shelter. These services include a 24 hour crisis line, legal advocacy, case management, safety planning, COPE (A one on one program for children in domestic violence situations), professional counseling, resettlement, plus follow up services.

VFW National Home For Children - www.vfwnationalhame.org

Since its founding in 1925, the VFW National Home for Children has grown from an old frame farm house to a sprawling campus with playgrounds, park areas, and multiple buildings, including single-family homes, a community center and gymnasium, child care center, guest lodge, chapel and administrative offices.

The National Home’s services have also evolved to meet the changing needs of America’s military and veterans’ families. Through our Helpline and our on-campus programs, we are able to help families and children through times of crisis, both here on our beautiful campus and in their own communities nationwide.