GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Just one week before getting married, NHRA Star Driver Alexis Dejoria and custom chopper builder Jesse James of the hit Discovery Channel Show, “Jesse James Outlaw Garage” participated in the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s “Track Walk for Those Who Can’t” on Friday, March 17 at the NHRA Amalie Oil Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla. The couple supported the track walk which raised funds to support the foundation’s Wheelchair Donation Program. The Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s mission is to provide SUPPORT for people with paralysis and PREVENT spinal cord injuries.
From the Darrell Gwynn Foundation and all its donors and supporters, congratulations to Alexis & Jesse on your nuptials!
Prior to the start of the NHRA season, Alexis Dejoria Racing and the Darrell Gwynn Foundation partnered to create awareness for DGF’s mission and help raise funds for its Wheelchair Donation Program, which donates custom power wheelchairs to individuals facing medical and financial hardships.
For more information on the Darrell Gwynn Foundation or how you can get involved, please contact us today!
Give the Gift of Mobility: https://darrellgwynnfoundation.org/the-gift-of-mobility.php
About the Darrell Gwynn Foundation
Founded in 2002 by Champion Racer Darrell Gwynn and his wife, Lisa, the Darrell Gwynn Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to provide SUPPORT for people living with paralysis and PREVENT spinal cord injuries. The foundation’s primary support program is its national Wheelchair Donation Program. With this program the Darrell Gwynn Foundation has donated custom built wheelchairs to hundreds of individuals in need. The foundation also maintains a Patient Assistance Fund offering support services and tools at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado with aspirations to expand this model to several hospitals nationwide. The Patient Assistance Fund also supports two Speediatrics Units the Betty Jane France Pediatric Center, at Halifax Hospital in Daytona, Fla. and Homestead Hospital in Homestead, Fla. Additionally, the Patient Assistance Fund provides financial support through its Fast Track Laboratory with the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis aimed at finding a cure for paralysis. The foundation operates an Education & Prevention Program directed to high school students to educate them on the dangers of risky behavior that can lead to spinal cord injuries. This rapidly growing program reaches over 10,000 students annually at over 50 high schools. In an effort to create more awareness about spinal cord injuries, the Darrell Gwynn Foundation successfully lobbied for and established a National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month and Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week in Florida. With tremendous fundraising partners such as Barrett-Jackson, the NHRA, NASCAR and many more generous sponsors, individual supporters and donors, the Darrell Gwynn Foundation continues to evolve as a leading foundation for those with spinal cord injuries and living with paralysis. For more information please visit www.darrellgwynnfoundation.org or www.facebook.com/darrellgwynnfoundation.