By Lindsay Bianco
During the Build Days, volunteers help children paint, decorate and assemble pinewood cars, which will then be auctioned off and raced at the SEMA Installation & Gala to benefit SEMA Cares partner charities.
The SEMA Cares Committee invites SEMA members and their families (of all ages) to volunteer at its annual Pinewood Build Days. The first events are at Childhelp, Saturday, May 11, in Beaumont, California, and Lignum, Virginia. During the Build Days, volunteers help children paint, decorate and assemble pinewood cars, which will then be auctioned off and raced at the SEMA Installation & Gala to benefit SEMA Cares partner charities: Austin Hatcher Foundation, Childhelp and Victory Junction.
Childhelp Merv Griffin Village (Beaumont, California)
Saturday, May 11
Childhelp (Lignum, Virginia)
Saturday, May 11
Austin Hatcher Foundation (Chattanooga, Tennessee)
Saturday, May 18
Victory Junction (Randleman, North Carolina)
Tuesday, June 25
Austin Hatcher Foundation benefits pediatric cancer patients, providing programs and services to more than 70,000 children and their families. Childhelp assists abused and neglected children by providing counseling and programs in a safe and secure living environment. Victory Junction provides the camp experience for children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses who otherwise would not be able to go.
This is a wonderful opportunity to get involved with SEMA Cares. If you’re interested in participating in one of the build days, contact Lindsay Bianco, SEMA Cares staff liaison, at email@example.com or (909) 978-6692.
If you are unable to join us, but would like to make a difference, consider sponsoring a SEMA Cares Pinewood car.