Photos by Daniel Coston Photography

The all-male Good Fellows Club raised $1 million during its 102nd Christmas Luncheon at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The money raised from the 1,700 members and their guests at the luncheon, which included some advance donations, goes to help Charlotte’s working poor.

The luncheon’s speakers who helped motivate everyone to give included Charlotte City Manager Marcus Jones and Marcus Smith, president and CEO of Speedway Motorsports. The Good Fellows Club president is Mac Everett.

The club was founded in 1917 by a group of men at Second Presbyterian Church. To join, go to