Posts Tagged ‘Wheelchair Donation Program’

“You Buy a Ride, They Get a Ride” at Sawgrass Ford as $100 From Every Vehicle Sold or Leased in December will be Donated to the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s Wheelchair Donation Program

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

SUNRISE, Fla. – For the third year in a row, Sawgrass Ford is doing its part to help a child in need this holiday season. The dealership will bring back its “You Buy a Ride, They Get a Ride” promotion with a donation of $100 for every vehicle purchased or leased in December to the […]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation Celebrates Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week in Florida, November 10-16

Monday, November 10th, 2014

DAVIE, Fla. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will celebrate Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week (SCIAW) in Florida from November 10-16, 2014. In 2006, the foundation successfully lobbied for and with a resolution passed by the Florida Legislature, created Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week to generate awareness of spinal cord injuries and educate the public on […]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation Donates Custom Power Wheelchair to Reo Kobayashi from Los Angeles, CA at California Hot Rod Reunion, October 18

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Bakersfield, CA. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation, on behalf of its donors and race fans, donated a custom power wheelchair to 15 year-old Reo Kobayashi of Los Angeles, CA at the California Hot Rod Reunion in Bakersfield, CA on October 18. Reo was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and was in need of a custom power […]

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2nd Annual Joey Coulter Karting Challenge Raises $20,000, Donates Custom Power Wheelchair to 3-year-old

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Mooresville, NC – On October 7, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Joey Coulter, hosted his 2nd annual Joey Coulter Karting Challenge at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville and raised approximately $20,000 to benefit the Darrell Gwynn Foundation (DGF), which donated a custom power wheelchair to Mackenzie Michel during the event. The annual two hour endurance […]

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Wheelchair Recipient Reads Letter, Not a Dry Eye in the Room

Monday, July 21st, 2014

At the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s recent gala event, “Evening with Emerson,” wheelchair recipient Isabella Valle shared a heartfelt letter with guests, detailing the major changes in her life that would result from the donation of her new $40,000 custom standing power wheelchair. After Isabella finished her letter, it was clear that there wasn’t a dry […]

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Wheelchair Recipient Update: Karen Spencer

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Karen Spencer, who received a custom power wheelchair donation from the Darrell Gwynn Foundation in January, recently sent us an article she published on Polio Echo, Inc. We LOVE hearing from our recipients! Wheels of Fortune By Karen Spencer This year has started off being one of the best years of my life. On January 13th, I was […]

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Tony Stewart Scooter & VIP Race Experience Offered at Barrett-Jackson Gala

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Darrell Gwynn Foundation Set to Auction Tony Stewart Scooter & VIP NASCAR Experience at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Opening Night Gala, April 10  Scooter donated by Stewart was used during 2013 NASCAR season after injuring his leg in a racing accident  Palm Beach, Fla. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will auction a scooter donated by NASCAR […]

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