SUPPORTING KIDS IN NEED & INCREASING "SMILES" PER HOUR!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Kenny Irwin Jr. Foundation?
The Kenny Irwin Jr. Foundation was created to honor the life of the Late NASCAR Cup Driver Kenny Irwin Jr. The Foundation, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, serves the needs of underprivileged, neglected, at-risk and abused children through contributions to the community and schools, as well as inspirational activities and mentoring that allow them to pursue their dreams.
Where is my money going? The funds raised by the Kenny Irwin Jr. Foundation are used for several new developments and improvements, including but not limited to partnerships with local communities to bring basic necessities and equipment to children in need.
What kind of children do you serve? The Dare to Dream mission serves underprivileged, neglected, at-risk, and abused children between the ages of 5 to 17.
What types of donations will you accept? We rely upon the generosity of our sponsors and donors. Cash contributions are the most common type of gift. It is also the simplest contribution to document for tax purposes. However, there are many other contributions that can benefit our organization. These contributions can include: appreciated property (including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and certain real estate), tangible personal property (such as furniture, art works, collectibles, etc.), bequests and other forms of planned giving tools. Donations of building materials, program and medical supplies, food, outdoor and sporting equipment, and other non-monetary gifts are also gratefully accepted. For tax purposes, a gift is considered made on the date it is mailed, hand delivered or ownership transferred. For appreciated property and in-kind gifts, we will recognize the gift based upon it fair market or retail value.
How will my gift be recognized? We greatly appreciate the contributions of our donors and sponsors, and want to make every effort to acknowledge and thank you for your donations. If you wish for your contribution to remain anonymous, we will make every effort to respect those wishes.
Is my gift tax deductible? The Kenny Irwin Jr. Foundation is a 501 C 3 non-profit organization.