Medical Properties Trust is Racing for Children's

Birmingham, ALApril 20, 2018: Medical Properties Trust has stepped up once again to help kids beat cancer and debilitating blood disorders.

For the eighth consecutive year, MPT is sponsoring the Racing for Children’s racecar covered with colorful handprints of cancer patients from Children’s of Alabama – to raise funds and awareness for the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders.

MPT also is serving as the presenting sponsor of the annual Racing for Children’s fundraising dinner and auction at Barber Vintage Motorcycle Museum. Clink the link to hear MPT CEO Ed Aldag’s welcome to the dinner on Friday, April 20th, and learn more about the company’s motivation to help this great cause.


The Racing for Children’s car, a Porsche 991.2 bearing MPT’s and Children’s of Alabama’s logos, is running throughout the 2018 season in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Challenge Cup Series, including two races at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Alabama, during the Honda Indy of Alabama Grand Prix race weekend, April 20th-22nd

Racing for Children’s is a unique national charity that supports children with cancer who are hospitalized at Birmingham-headquartered Children’s of Alabama, one of the leading pediatric medical facilities in the United States. For additional information, visit