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Denny Hamlin donates 60,000 meals: 'Thinking of everyone at home'

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Posted at 7:22 AM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 07:22:23-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- NASCAR great and Chesterfield native Denny Hamlin helped provide 60,000 meals to the Chesterfield Food Bank.

"Thinking of everyone at home during this time," Hamlin tweeted about the donation made in conjunction with his sponsor FedEx.

The Chesterfield Food Bank serves nearly 2,000 people a week through its various programs. It focuses on people and families who " have fallen through the cracks of our governmental social services programs and our community."

"Knowing that Denny Hamlin not only cares about those in need in his hometown, but that he is stepping up to take action is happy news for our staff, our volunteers and especially those who in need during this difficult time," Chesterfield Food Bank Executive Director Kim Hill said.

To learn more about the Chesterfield Food Bank or to donate, click here.

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