The Indy Women in Tech Championship Presented by Guggenheim and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are showing showing their support and offering assistance for Houston, with donations and programs throughout the week.
- The #IWiTCHAMP will donate $5 of the first 2,000 daily tickets purchased on Saturday, September 9 to support those affected by the disaster. Spectators are also being encouraged to bring donated items to be given to those affected in Houston.
- LPGA Players will receive “Indy Loves Houston” wristbands to wear during the tournament to show their support for the people of Houston. The wristbands will also be given to all spectators who purchase daily tickets on Saturday. Those who have already purchased weekly tickets will have the opportunity to purchase a wristband for $5. Proceeds from wristband and tickets sales will benefit the Houston Mayor’s Fund for storm relief, the Greater Houston Community Foundation (https://ghcf.org/).
- A collection site at Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be available for spectators to contribute donated goods Thursday – Saturday of event week. The site will be collecting five key items: bottled water, diapers, baby wipes, juice (non-glass), and snacks that expire after September 30, 2017. The collection location at IMS will support a citywide donation drive led by the “Hoosiers Helping Houston” committee and The United Media Network of Indianapolis. For more information, please visit HoosiersHelpingHouston.org.