Archive for July, 2011

Paralyzed Champion Drag Racer Darrell Gwynn Racing Again at the NHRA Mac Tools U.S. Nationals Presented by Lucas Oil in Indianapolis as part of “Garlits vs. Gwynn: Match Races for a Cause”, September 2-5

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Darrell Gwynn & Don Garlits Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Matchup in Finals of U.S. Nationals in 1986; Darrell Gwynn Foundation to Make Wheelchair Donation at Lucas Oil Raceway INDIANAPOLIS – Legendary Drag Racers Don “Big Daddy” Garlits & Darrell “The Kid” Gwynn have renewed their racing rivalry as they are squaring off in “Garlits vs. […]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation Donates $7,000 Wheelchair to Leroy Bruce of Miami, July 20

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

MIAMI –  The Darrell Gwynn Foundation donated a $7,000 wheelchair to Leroy Bruce of Miami at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis on Wednesday, July 20. The Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s mission is to provide AWARENESS, PREVENTION, SUPPORT and ultimately a CURE for Paralysis. Bruce is a research participant at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. […]

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SAVE THE DATE: “The Kid” Turns 50 & Helps 50 Kids, September 10

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Darrell Gwynn Foundation Celebrates “The Kid Turns 50 & Helps 50 Kids” Presented by duPont Registry & Hosted by Ferrari Maserati of Fort Lauderdale, Sept. 10  Event to Celebrate Darrell “The Kid” Gwynn’s 50th Birthday and Launch the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s Campaign to Help 50 Kids with 50 New Wheelchairs   WHAT:              The Darrell Gwynn […]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation to Donate $7,000 Wheelchair to Leroy Bruce of Miami, July 20

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Bruce a Research Participant at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis WHAT:             The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will donate a $7,000 wheelchair to Leroy Bruce of Miami. Bruce is diagnosed with AIDS. The illness has caused a tumor to grow in his spine at the thoracic level. His current wheelchair is in severe disrepair. He resides in […]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation Welcomes Inaugural Volunteer Pit Crew; Still Seeking More Volunteers!

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

By Ryan Rogers The Darrell Gwynn Foundation is pleased to welcome its inaugural members of the brand new Volunteer Pit Crew. The Volunteer Pit Crew gives fans and supporters of the Darrell Gwynn Foundation an opportunity to volunteer and help the foundation in a variety of ways. Forty-one volunteers have signed up to be a […]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation Donates $38,000 Wheelchair to Dylan Steinwand at Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola, July 2; NASCAR Stars Visit With Recipient

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Nine year-old from Brandon, Fla. meets the Stars of NASCAR as part of wheelchair donation DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation donated a $38,000 custom power wheelchair to Dylan Steinwand, a 9 year-old from Brandon, Fla. prior to the Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola at the Daytona International Speedway on July 2. […]

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