“You Buy a Ride, They Get a Ride” This December at Sawgrass Ford

December 4th, 2012

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

The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will use the proceeds from the December Sawgrass Ford promotion to donate a power wheelchair to a child in need this holiday season

SUNRISE, Fla. Sawgrass Ford is doing its part to help a child in need this holiday season. The dealership rolled out 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 Darrell Gwynn Foundation to supports its Wheelchair Donation Program.  The Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s mission is to provide SUPPORT for people with paralysis and PREVENT spinal cord injuries

“If we can reach our goal and purchase one motorized wheelchair, we will have made a huge difference in someone’s life, says Sawgrass Ford president David Menten. “December seems life a perfect month to do it.”

“This is an amazing gesture by David Menten and Sawgrass Ford to help us help a child in need this holiday season,” said president of the Darrell Gwynn Foundation, Darrell Gwynn. “It’s great to see this kind of community involvement by a wonderful community business like Sawgrass Ford. I encourage everyone who needs a new ride to visit Sawgrass Ford to see their incredible selection of 2013 Ford’s and help a child in need get the new ride they desperately need, a new power wheelchair giving them the gifts of mobility, freedom and independence.”

Sawgrass Ford located in Sunrise, Fla. is your local Ford Dealer when it comes to the purchase or lease of a New Ford or Used Vehicle in Florida and the surrounding area. Sawgrass Ford is committed to customer service on all Ford Cars, Ford Trucks and Ford SUVs, and their Ford Service Department is here to help you save time & money. They have a great inventory of New Ford Vehicles & Pre-Owned Cars. For more information please visit www.sawgrassfordfl.com.

Sawgrass Ford and the Darrell Gwynn Foundation hope to raise enough money through this promotion in December to donate a power wheelchair to an individual in the South Florida community. The average cost of a power wheelchair is $25,000 and often health insurance and Medicaid will not provide them for individuals in need. The Darrell Gwynn Foundation operates a national Wheelchair Donation Program, which donates custom power wheelchairs to individuals facing medical and financial hardships whom have exhausted all other means of obtaining the power wheelchair they need. These power wheelchair donations give individuals living with spinal cord injuries or an affliction that causes paralysis and their families the gifts of mobility, freedom and independence allowing children to go back to school, be more self-sufficient and live happier, more fulfilling lives.

If enough funds are raised in December, a wheelchair donation presentation to an individual in need will take place at Sawgrass Ford on behalf of Sawgrass Ford and its commitment to the community.

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.




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