Richard Petty’s Family Foundation Donates $5,000 to P.O.W.E.R. of PLAY

"On Friday, Dec. 5,  NASCAR racing legend Richard Petty made a pit stop at Proehlific Park to give NFL legend Ricky Proehl a $5,000 check for the holidays.

The donation was made by the Petty Family Foundation to Proehl's P.O.W.E.R. of Play Foundation, which is gathering clothing, shoes, toys, and holiday meals for  25 Piedmont families.  The families will be selected according to need by social workers, community groups, schools and the Salvation Army. 

The public is encouraged to donate new, unwrapped toys, clothes, and shoes, or to make a cash donation between now and December 15th! 
Donated items can be dropped off at Proehlific Park, located at 4517 Jessup Grove Road, Greensboro.  Call 665-5233 for more information. For more information on Proehlific Park, visit

The Petty Family Foundation seeks a positive change for those in need by inspiring communities to enrich lives and providing the means necessary to empower those who help make dreams come true for others."

- A Press Release

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