Dina Parise joins forces with Comfort Crew for Military Kids

For the nearly the past 20 years Dina Parise Racing has been known for its support of the U.S. Military. To take that support to the next level, Dina Parise is proud to announce her association with Comfort Crew for Military Kids, as a spokesperson for the charity organization.

     A Family Affair

“My husband Andrew’s father was a Lt. Colonel in the Air Force.” Stated Parise. “He came from a Military background. We have been associating with Military personnel for nearly twenty years. Comfort Crew is an amazing organization and I’m honored to be a part of it. I’m looking forward to assisting in helping our Military kids.”

If you are familiar with anyone that serves or has served in our U.S. Military, you understand serving is a family matter. The stress of Military service is not restricted to that of the service member themselves. Inevitably, that stress is felt throughout the entire family.

   Uniquely Challenging

Due to Military life being unique, it can create a different set of challenges as opposed to civilian life. Frequent moves, deployments, as well as injuries (both visible and not), can create trauma and uneasiness for children.

As a result, Comfort Crew for Military Kids was created. It is a non-profit organization giving the children of our members of the Armed Forces, the resources they need to face the challenges that may be presented to them during the time of their parents’ deployment. There are various programs suitable for different age groups and issues. You can positively impact a child’s life through Comfort Crew!

“The Comfort Crew is honored to have Dina and her team join us in our efforts to support military kids and their families.” Stated Ronda Englander, Co-Founder of Comfort Crew. “Together, Comfort Crew and DPR want military families to know, we are With You All the Way! “

  Comfort Crew:

Founded in 2007, the Comfort Crew for Military Kids (CCMK) is designated as a 501(c) (3) public charity. CCMK has created a comprehensive set of resources created for school-age children that address specific challenges associated with growing up in a military family: multiple deployments, reconnecting as a family after a time of separation, visible and invisible injuries of a returning parent, and grief over the loss of a loved one. These resources are housed in Comfort Kits and delivered all around the world at no cost to military families.

The Comfort Crew’s mission is to deliver proven resources to help military kids and their family connect and build resiliency in the face of extraordinary challenges.

To learn more about The Comfort Crew for Military Kids or make a donation, please visit www.comfortcrew.org .


From performance to detail DPR acknowledges and does it all.  Stella runs efficiently and safely with products from top-notch companies: NGK, Lucas Oil, Speedwire Systems, DJ Safety, CRC Auto, Hoosier, DMPE and Wiseco. The DPR website looks great and runs efficiently thanks to the professionals at Crank It Media. Thank you to American States Utility Services for their support! The team encourages you to try the products and services these companies offer. The fact remains that they do use them all. That’s the best recommendation!

The DPR team would like to thank all their marketing partners for their continued support!

Contact DPR to become a Marketing Partner as well! Let DPR work for you!

Dina Parise Racing (DPR): is a leader in the Motorsports industry. DPR has revolutionized the industry by becoming a Social Media and Media Marketing service. Parise has earned an IHRA World Championship in the Pro Modified class and is the first woman to hold that title in the series. For more information, visit http://dinapariseracing.com/ or e-mail: info@dinapariseracing.com . To find DPR on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram: @DPariseRacing.   


Story: Courtesy DPR

Photos: Courtesy DPR/Comfort Crew for Military Kids

Honor the Sacrifice on Memorial Day

Fire up the grill, it’s Memorial Day! I bet that’s what you are thinking, right? Of course, we all work our fingers to the bone in anticipation of the next vacation day or holiday. It’s the perfect time to gather with family and friends. Or, are you a shopper? If you are, there are plenty of sales to take advantage of. When it comes to holidays, we all utilize that time off in different ways. We are entitled to it. We have worked for it. After all, we live in a country that allows us the freedom to do what we want when we want.

Do we ever think about the freedom and rights we are so privileged to have? Probably not. Our country seems unsettled and a bit chaotic, at the moment. Citizens are at odds over what they consider right and wrong. Many have taken to the streets to protest. Some protest in other manners. The bottom line is that we have the means to speak and gather freely.

The truth is, many Men and Women (of our U.S. Military) have sacrificed greatly for the freedom we all take advantage of. Agree or disagree with how the freedom has been obtained, the bottom line is we owe those who sacrificed a debt of gratitude. Keep in mind we must ‘hate the war, NOT the warrior.’

Be sure to Fly your flag high. Have that Barbeque! Go buy yourself something nice! But, before you do, please take a moment to remember why Memorial Day originated and those it was created to honor. A moment of our time is the least we can do. As you honor those who sacrificed for our freedom, be sure to keep in mind the families that are left behind. Maybe take a quick trip to a military cemetery and lay a wreath or flag to commemorate those we have lost. Teach your children to understand and respect the sacrifices made.

At 3 p.m. local time, all Americans are asked to pause (as an act of National unity) for a minute of silence to remember and honor those who have died in service to the nation.

To all those who are serving or have served, we Thank You for your service and sacrifice. We will never forget.

“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt 

For an extensive list of Military discounts please visit:  https://militarybenefits.info/

Photo and Story by Dina Parise


Dina Parise Racing Appearing at Fleet Week NYC!


Fleet Week New York is now in its 29th year of the city’s time-honored celebration of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. It is an opportunity for not only the of people of New York and the surrounding tri-state area, but tourists as well, to meet Marines, Coast Guardsmen and Sailors. Visitors also witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. The weeklong celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984.

In honor of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host a week of activities, themed events and live demonstrations in celebration of the armed forces. The Dina Parise Racing team is both honored and proud to announce their participation in the Intrepid Museum’s Fleet Week NYC celebration.

This will be the third time DPR will be appearing at Pier 86 alongside the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid. Previously the team had appeared with their stunning his and hers ’53 and ’63 Corvettes. This time around, DPR will be there with Stella the 3,000HP Cadillac CTS-V.

“Between the last appearance (in 2012) and now, the team has evolved quite a bit, and we have gone through many changes.” Said Dina Parise. “My husband Andrew no longer drives, he is now solely my crew chief. We have sold off the Corvettes and now have Stella. We won the IHRA World championship with her in her debut year in 2015. The one constant is our support of the US Military, its members and their families. We consider ourselves lucky to do what we do. Fact of the matter is, it is a constant reminder that Freedom is not free. We take every chance we get to say thank you and show our appreciation to them for the sacrifice they have made for us. It’s the least we can do.”

Fleet Week festivities at the Intrepid Museum run from May 24th – 29th and the event draws thousands of visitors daily. DPR will be appearing from May 27th – 29th. Pier 86 is filled with interactive displays, hands-on learning opportunities, performances and more! Admission to the Pier 86 activities are free, and General Admission will be charged to enjoy the museum. DPR suggests you take advantage of the museum! For more event information visit : http://dinapariseracing.com/event/dpr-appearing-at-fleet-week-nyc/

The team hopes to see you all out there enjoying the festivities, taking advantage of the interactive displays and above all taking the time to say ‘Thank You’ to those serving in the military.

DPR will be releasing more information as needed. Be sure to keep up with the team’s social media for the latest information regarding this and all events on their schedule.

The DPR team continues to push the envelope in every way. From performance to detail this team acknowledges and does it all. DPR has joined forces with Endotech LLC, a company that creates and distributes cutting edge energy saving products aimed at reducing energy usage and demand. With increasing fuel and energy costs, businesses all over the country can utilize the savings! Stella runs well and safely with products from as NGK Spark Plugs, Lucas Oil, Speedwire Systems, Wiseco, Hussey Performance, Hoosier Racing Tire and DJ Safety. She sparkles and the team looks great because of the products provided by CRC Auto and Pro Things. The DPR website looks great and runs efficiently thanks to the professionals at Crank It Media.Please visit http://dinapariseracing.com/marketing-partners . There you will find more information regarding the companies listed as well as some *special offers*! The team encourages you to try the products and services these companies offer. The fact remains that they do use them all. That is the best recommendation! The DPR team would like to thank all their Marketing Partners for their continued support!

Are you looking for a fresh, new exciting platform to market your company product or service? Contact DPR at Marketing@DinaPariseRacing.com for more information. There is still time to be a part of the 2017 season as well individual events including Fleet Week.

*DPR is collecting items from various companies to assemble ‘goodie’ bags. The goal is 200 (or more) bags to be distributed to US Military members at the event. Please contact DPR at the above email if you wish to participate. *

Media inquiries: contact DPR at: Media@DinaPariseRacing.com

Get Social: Be sure to join the DPR team on all their Social Media! Their Website will show you the way! For all things DPR please visit http://dinapariseracing.com/   Parise has quite a bit on her plate for the upcoming season on the track and off. Be sure to follow along on Social Media to keep up with it all!

Visit: http://Intrepidmuseum.org/  for more information.