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NASCAR Driver Jeff Gordon Raises Money For Hope For Henry

RICHMOND, VA - APRIL 26: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice f
RICHMOND, VA - APRIL 26: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 26, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images)

WASHINGTON -- Last week, professional race car driver Jeff Gordon stopped by Georgetown to help raise funds for the Hope for Henry Foundation and Children's National Medical Center.

The driver led a panel discussion about ending childhood cancers with Laurie Strongin, Executive Director of Hope for Henry -- a group that brings gifts, parties and other fun to kids with cancer -- and Dr. Kurt Newman, CEO of Children’s National Medical Center. Gordon helped raise $60,000 for the two organizations.

Click through the slideshow for a glimpse inside last week's event:

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Jeff Gordon Fundraising Event

And if you'd like to get involved yourself: The J. Crew in Georgetown, 3222 M Street, NW, Washington, D.C., is hosting an evening of cocktails, sales and fundraising for Hope for Henry on Thursday night. Guests will receive 15% off all purchases of $150 or more. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Hope for Henry. No promises on NASCAR pros' attendance.

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