Chad Reed’s TwoTwo Motorsports Repeats as MX for Children Jackpot Challenge Team Winner
SEATTLE, WA – April 30, 2014 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – MX for Children’s fourth annual Jackpot Challenge charity fund raising event, with participants from all across Canada and the United States, garnered more than $21,000 for North American children’s hospitals. Chad Reed’s TwoTwo Motorsports dominated for the second year in a row to win the team award while Ontario Canada’s Dakota Yaskow was awarded this year’s 2014 Jackpot Challenge individual award.
“We are pleased to recognize Dakota Yaskow, age 14, for his eight years of dedicated fundraising of more than $15,000 in support of MX for Children and Toronto’s SickKids Hospital,” said Paul Gross, founder of MX for Children. “Dakota will receive the Jackpot Challenge top prize – a Feld Motorsports’ sponsored VIP trip for two to the Monster Energy Supercross finale in Las Vegas, NV.
MX for Children’s annual Jackpot Challenge, which follows each year’s Monster Energy Supercross series, raises funds supporting research at the following hospitals: Birmingham’s Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Houston’s Texas Children’s, Nashville’s Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital, Pittsburgh’s Children’s Hospital, Salt Lake City’s Primary Children’s, Seattle Children’s, St. Louis Children’s, Toronto’s SickKids and Vancouver’s BC Children’s Hospital. Funds raised support the hospitals’ research to improve the brain condition hydrocephalus – the #1 cause of brain surgery for children.
“We are so happy and appreciative of our fans for helping us win the MX for Children Jackpot Challenge for the 2nd year in a row by raising almost$10,000!” stated Chad and Ellie Reed. “Most importantly we are grateful of all of the fans on team TwoTwo Motorsports and on the competing teams who helped raise money for kids who really need it. Everyone¹s support in raising money and awareness for the MX for Children organization really goes a long ways in helping ill children and their families.”
“We are very pleased and very blessed with the level of support that Supercross fans across Canada and the United States showed us this year – our fourth year of the Jackpot Challenge” stated Paul Gross, Founder of MX for Children. “Our Inside Line Experience, Supercross Dream Room Makeover, and the Jackpot Challenge programs provide a strong fund raising foundation for . We are extremely grateful for the support we receive from Feld, the race teams, the industry, and all the riders. We look forward to more charitable successes in 2015.”