Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Darrell Gwynn Foundation Celebrates Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week, November 15-21

Friday, November 5th, 2010

The Week Marks a Darrell Gwynn Foundation Initiative to Raise Awareness About Ways to Prevent Spinal Cord Injuries DAVIE, Fla. – Established in 2002, the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s mission is to provide AWARENESS, PREVENTION, SUPPORT and ultimately a CURE for paralysis. To raise awareness for that mission, the foundation lobbied for and secured official adoption [...]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation hosts the Hot Shot “Hot Rods & Reels™” Fishing Tournament at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, November 20

Monday, November 1st, 2010

NASCAR Drivers team up with Champion Drag Racer Darrell Gwynn for a Fun Day of Fishing to Bring Awareness to Spinal Cord Injuries The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will host the Hot Shot “Hot Rods & Reels™” Fishing Tournament at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20 at 8:30 a.m. The event will pair NASCAR Drivers with [...]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation Set to Unveil Custom Built Replica Wood Brothers Mercury at Phoenix International Raceway that Hall of Fame Elect David Pearson Drove Winning the Classic 1976 Daytona 500

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Custom Built Replica Racecar to beauctioned at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Event in January 2011 to benefit the Darrell Gwynn Foundation WHAT: The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will unveil a custom built replica Wood Brothers Mercury Racecar that Hall of Fame Elect David Pearson drove to defeat Hall of Fame Driver Richard Petty in what was one of [...]

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DGF to Give Young Boy New Set of Wheels at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector Car Auction

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Nine-year-old Las Vegas resident Axel Maldonado is afflicted with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a terminal degenerative muscular disease. He desperately needs a motorized wheelchair so he can move around on his own, but his parents have no medical insurance and cannot afford to purchase one. The Darrell Gwynn Foundation is stepping up and will give Axel [...]

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BARRETT-JACKSON CONTINUES ITS LONG-STANDING, EXCEPTIONAL FOUNDATION SUPPORT

Monday, September 13th, 2010

The Barrett-Jackson family and its patrons have been extraordinary benefactors of the Darrell Gwynn Foundation for many years. Barrett-Jackson’s Collector Car Events and Auctions have significantly contributed to the Foundation’s growth, raising both its profile and funding for the mission to Provide Awareness, Prevention, Support and Ultimately a Cure for Paralysis. Support from Barrett-Jackson has [...]

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FOUNDATION TO AUCTION PATRICK DEMPSEY RACE CAR

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Sure, he’s a heartthrob and the star of a hit TV show, but Patrick Dempsey’s also a skilled racecar driver. And The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will be auctioning the hot, #156 2005 Ford Mustang FRC500 that Patrick drove in the Grand-Am KONI Challenge Series! It will be a great partner to the $1 million Coors [...]

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Wheelchair Presentation & Track Walk at Maple Grove Raceway

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s Wheelchair Donation Program has been providing wheelchairs to young adults and children in need across the country since 2002. The wheelchair program was started to fulfill the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s mission to improve the quality of life for those afflicted with paralysis from injury or disease. The cost of a new [...]

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