NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver and local Daytona Beach, Fla., resident Mike Skinner, behind the wheel of the Daytona 500 pace car, led a food caravan from Daytona International Speedway to the Second Harvest Food Bank on Thursday morning as part of the Volusia County Health Department's Fourth Annual Healthy Holiday Helpers Food Drive.
"It's Christmas time," Skinner said. "Anytime you can put a simile on one of our less fortunate citizens in Volusia County, put a meal in somebody's belly and put a simile on somebody's face during Christmas time, it is well worth it. It's a great thing being a part of it."
Food was collected and donated by Volusia County Health Department employees, Daytona International Speedway/ISC employees, Volusia County Government employees, Daytona Beach International Airport employees, Volusia County Sheriff's Office deputies, Daytona Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau, General Mills, US Foods and a number of community partners.