Archive for June, 2013

DGF Donates $17,000 Wheelchair to Magela Morejon of Hialeah, Fla., June 21

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Casa Larios host “Latin Nights” fundraising mixer to benefit the Darrell Gwynn Foundation SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation, on behalf of its donors and supporters, donated a $17,000 Disney Princess themed custom power wheelchair to 11 year-old Magela Morejon of Hialeah, Fla. at Casa Larios, during a special “Latin Nights” mixer to […]

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DGF to Donate $12,000 Wheelchair to Westminster Resident at Craig Hospital, June 21

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Craig Hospital to host Michael Johnson, racecar driver living with paralysis ENGLEWOOD, Colo. —Craig Hospital and Coloplast will host paraplegic race car driver Michael Johnson at a meet-and-greet event on Friday, June 21 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.  Also at the event, Jim Jennings, a former Craig Hospital patient and resident of Westminster, Col., will be […]

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand, DGF join Pitch Energy Funny Car in honor of the late John R. Gray

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Johnny Gray, wife Terry, and sister Terry Chandler to donate power wheelchairs to kids and raise funds BRISTOL, Tenn. – Johnny and Terry Gray, and Johnny’s sister, Terry Chandler, announced Friday at Bristol Dragway that the Don Schumacher Racing Funny Car they are sponsoring this season through the family’s Pitch Energy business will have a […]

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Wheelchair Recipient Update: Jihoon Kim

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Jihoon Kim, a patient at Craig Hospital received a wheelchair donation from the Darrell Gwynn Foundation last year. He sent us a letter to update us on how he was doing. We LOVE hearing from our recipients! Dear Darrell Gwynn Foundation, My name is Jihoon Kim, and I am one of the recipients of a […]

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Fourth Annual Key West Bacchanalia Will Benefit DGF, June 8

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

The Fourth Annual Key West Bacchanalia is back and bigger than ever! The Rums of Puerto Rico Grand Tasting Village on Saturday, June 8th promises to be flowing with rum, whiskey, beer and vodka cocktails created by the nations’ greatest mixologists, including Philip Green – the author of the Hemingway cocktail book, “To Have and […]

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Wheelchair Recipient Update: Addison Santana Sends Painting, Letter to DGF

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Addison Santana and his family, who received a wheelchair donation from the Darrell Gwynn Foundation at the annual Hot Rods & Reels – Daytona Charity Fishing Tournament with NASCAR Drivers, sent DGF this amazing painting and a letter updating us on how he is doing since receiving the gift of mobility from our donors. Here […]

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