Homestead-Miami Speedway to collect donations for Hurricane Matthew relief

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Homestead-Miami Speedway, in partnership with Chris Fellowship Church, will be collecting donations on Oct. 14 at Fast Lane Friday presented by The Ticket Clinic to help those affected by Hurricane Matthew.

Homestead-Miami is also offering car enthusiasts who donate the chance the chance to enter their street-legal car for an opportunity to compete on the 1/8-mile drag strip from 6 p.m. to Midnight. Donations will be accepted started at 5 p.m.

Those who make donations from 5 – 9 p.m. will also have the opportunity to take a paced lap around the 1.5-mile speedway. Contributions can also be made without having to enter into Fast Lane Friday. Any individual who donates an item will be entered into a raffle with the chance to win a $100 gift card.

Those wishing to donate to the cause are encouraged to bring the follow supplies:

  • Anti-Bacterial Bar Soap
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Aspirin/Tylenol
  • Baby blankets
  • Baby bottles
  • Baby clothing
  • Baby formula
  • Baby scales
  • Bandages
  • Batteries
  • Diapers
  • Feminine products
  • First aid kits
  • Flashlights
  • Gauze
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hygiene kits
  • Mosquito nets/bed nets (for pregnant women to protect from Zika)
  • Pedialyte
  • Powdered baby formula
  • Protein bars
  • Protein drinks
  • Tents/tarps
  • Thermometers
  • Vitamins
  • Water purification tablets

Hurricane Matthew was a category 2 storm when it traveled up the Florida coast the weekend of Oct. 7. In addition to the damage it caused in Florida, Hurricane Matthew is reported to be responsible for the death of nine individuals while leaving one million people without power.

For more information on Fast Lane Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway and Hurricane Matthew donations, you can visit here.

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