Racing for Warriors

This is the Sparkjoy Foundation’s first boots on the ground operation. Cheryl Herrick came to us with this idea in 2018: as an autocross racer she wanted to volunteer her time to take veterans and their families for ride-alongs. Her belief is that the adrenaline rush of riding along is therapeutic for victims of PTSD. For many of them, this is a reason to get out of the house and socialize with others, and these events make a real difference in their lives. Check it out: