HENRY COUNTY, VA – Martinsville Speedway will hold their annual Christmas Toy Drive on Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The annual event will welcome the greater Martinsville region to donate an unwrapped toy or $20 for the opportunity to drive laps around the iconic track in their personal vehicles.
The event will benefit the Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County.
“In this unprecedented year, we want to rally the community to support this great cause, so we can share the joy of Christmas with those in need this holiday season. Thanks to our valued partners and fans across the region for once again supporting this event to touch lives through the Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County,” said Martinsville President Clay Campbell.
The donated toys and monetary donations will be distributed to area children through the Grace Network, which is a faith-based, first-stop center for resources for families in crisis.
The organization supports those in the community who need support to keep a roof over their heads, homes warm and lighted, and food on the table with short-term assistance and long-term solutions.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, participants are asked to remain in their vehicles throughout the duration of their time at the track.
For laps around the track, drivers must sign waivers and be 18 years of age or older with a valid state-issued driver’s license.
All participants must adhere to Virginia state laws regarding the usage of seat belts and child safety restraints.
Over 26 years, the Christmas Toy Drive has impacted over 10,000 area children with gifts to unwrap on Christmas morning.