Alex Tagliani Launching Allergy-Friendly Food Drive on July 14

Photo Credit: Ashley McCubbin

Ahead of this weekend’s racing action, Alex Tagliani and Summer of Tag are kicking off an innovative to raise awareness about food allergies in Canada.

The Quebec native in partnership with Food Allergy Canada will launch the Allergy-Friendly Food Drive Challenge at downtown Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square on Thursday, July 14 (11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.). With his No. 18 Team EpiPen Pinty’s Series car on-hand, Tagliani will be speaking about his own experience with food allergies while encouraging attenders to donate non-perishable allergy-friendly food.

For fans whom attend and donate, the first 18 will receive a ticket to the Honda Indy Pinty’s Series (valid in Toronto on July 16, 2016), after which fans will receive a signed Alex Tagliani t-shirt while supplies last. Donations will be accepted from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Allergy-Friendly Food Drive is not just limited to Ontario, though, as he will be hosting an event in conjunction with five more races on the NASCAR Pinty’s Series schedule.

For more information, visit summeroftag.com.

 

 

Allergy-Friendly Food Drive – Participating Races

July 23
Edmonton International Raceway
Non-perishable food items to be accepted at booth at front gate from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Wetaskiwin, Alta.

July 27
Auto Clearing Motor Speedway
Non-perishable food items to be accepted at booth at front gate from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Saskatoon, Sask.

August 14
Circuit de Trois-Rivières
Non-perishable food items to be accepted at booth at Ryan Entrance from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Trois-Rivières, Que.

August 20
Riverside International Speedway
Non-perishable food items to be accepted at booth at front gate from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Antigonish, N.S.

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Joining OnPitRoad.com mid-2013 season, Ashley McCubbin is now the Managing Editor and contributes to each racing division as needed. Since studying journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber, Ashley has published articles on a couple of different websites, while serving as a public relations representative for different short track teams. Born in North York, Ontario, Ashley currently lives in Bradford, Ontario and spends her weekend at the local short tracks in the area. She has spent her entire life at the short track level, falling in love with the sport at the age of five. Beyond her love of short track racing, she also has grown an interest for both NASCAR and the IndyCar Racing Series. She also enjoys taking photos and working on websites, while playing a couple rounds of Candy Crush afterwards.