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Trace Adkins and Richard Petty Team Up With BC and Goody's Powders to Ask Fans to "Like" Supporting Wounded Warrior Project and Victory Junction
Date:11/1/2011

nd to enlist the public's understanding and help in making their lives less painful.

According to Wounded Warrior Project alumni:

  • Almost half (46 percent) said they either had trouble falling or staying asleep or they slept too much nearly every day.
  • Half report that they earn less than $30,000 in income from work.
  • About 6 out of 10 veterans reported that their health currently "limits them a lot" regarding vigorous activities.

  • "We are thrilled and honored to once again team up with my grandfather, Richard Petty and the 'Pick A Powder' campaign sponsored by BC and Goody's Powders," said Austin Petty, Executive Vice President, Victory Junction. "All of us at Victory Junction want to continue creating new opportunities for campers and families to discover freedom, friendship and fun, and with the support of partners like Goody's Powder we know this is possible."

    Below are some of the challenges Victory Junction Camp families surveyed experience:

  • 80 percent said their biggest financial challenges are insurance and medical bills.
  • More than one third wants the general public to know that children with special needs are normal children.
  • More than 70 percent said their dream for their child is to have a normal, healthy, and happy life.

  • Victory Junction (www.victoryjunction.org) is a year-round facility located in Randleman, NC that is committed to providing children with serious and/or ongoing health issues an opportunity to attend camp and enjoy inspiring and rewarding experiences and just celebrate being a kid. The organization holds a special place for Richard Petty because it was founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty in honor of Richard's late grandson and former NASCAR driver, Adam Petty, who had the dream to start a camp. Today, Adam's dream lives on in the children who attend Victory Junction as well as the donors and volunteers who h
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