Published May 31, 2013
DOVER, Del. – Jimmie Johnson spent Thursday in Moore, Okla., to help distribute supplies to tornado victims.
He was accompanied by his wife, Chani, a native of Muskogee. The visit was in conjunction with Johnson's sponsor, Lowe's, and the Feed the Children initiative.
Johnson, who leads NASCAR's Sprint Cup standings, filmed a public service announcement for a benefit concert hosted by country star Blake Shelton. He also reached out to Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops about finding other ways to help. Johnson pledged to donate his winnings from Sunday's race at Dover to tornado recovery efforts. He also donated his All-Star race winnings — about $1 million — to relief efforts.