LI resident Jim Giaccone selected as one of four national Champions for Children for the NASCAR Foundation’s 2016 Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award

Jim Giaccone a September 11th family member from Bayville, New York, is a finalist for the Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award, which would award a $100,000 grand prize donation to Tuesday’s Children, reports Long There are 4 finalists. Voting takes place here.

Jim’s elder brother Joseph Michael Giaccone of Cantor Fitzgerald was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Cantor lost 658 employees in the attacks. Despite his own grief, Jim resolved to help others and began volunteering for Tuesday’s Children, as mentor to two brothers who lost their father in the attacks.

Voting closes at 5:00pm ET on September 26, 2016. Votes may vote once a day.

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