Part of the Darrell Gwynn Foundations mission is to improve the quality of life for those already afflicted with injury or illness, by providing necessary equipment or special services. The Wheelchair Donation Program was set up to fulfill this mission and is made possible by the support and resources we receive from the following partners.
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to classic and collector car owners, astute collectors and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces the "World's Greatest Collector Car Events" in Scottsdale, Ariz., Palm Beach, Fla. and Las Vegas, NV. The Darrell Gwynn Foundation is proud to call itself an official charity of Barrett-Jackson.
DMR was founded in 1984 in Miami, Florida to meet the growing needs of the South Florida community. DMR started as a durable medical equipment provider, soon afterwards the growing and challenging needs of the disabled community became a priority. Today DMR is an Assistive & Rehab Technology Provider and a member of The MED Group serving the disabled community, Florida and its international clients for the past twenty three (23) years. To ensure our wheelchair recipients receive the highest quality wheelchair the Darrell Gwynn Foundation partnered exclusively with DMR in 2008.
Sunrise Medical's daily goal is to improve the lives of the people who use their products. When you know every effort in your day directly affects the lives of others, you become a company made up of individuals who try harder, work smarter and who have come to understand the true value of innovation. Their products are designed to promote independent and involved lifestyles. They are about abilities, and are dedicated to quality of design and its impact on the quality of life. Sunrise Medical has been Darrell Gwynn's personal wheelchair provider since 1990. The Darrell Gwynn Foundation trusts Sunrise Medical to provide our wheelchair recipients with the same high quality products Darrell has used since his accident.
Sunrise Medical website
The Braun Corporation has remained a pioneer in the mobility industry since 1963. With a reputation for innovative design and quality craftsmanship, wheelchair and scooter users the world over depend on Braun for their personal mobility every day. With Ralph Braun still at the helm of the company and the industry he created, the original mission of "Providing Access to the World" endures. The Darrell Gwynn Foundation and BraunAbility work together to provide deserving families' custom Braun converted Chrysler vans.
General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM), the world's largest automaker, has been the annual global industry sales leader for 76 years. Founded in 1908, GM today employs about 280,000 people around the world. With global headquarters in Detroit, GM manufactures its cars and trucks in 33 countries. In 2006, nearly 9.1 million GM cars and trucks were sold globally under the following brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Daewoo, Holden, HUMMER, Opel, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn and Vauxhall. GM's OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services.
GM and Chevy Racing have partnered with the Darrell Gwynn Foundation to provide our wheelchair recipients and their families a once in a lifetime chance to experience a day at the races.
With 80,000 members and more than 35,000 licensed competitors, NHRA is a thriving leader in the world of motorsports. One hundred forty member tracks across North America host NHRA competitions in NHRA's seven geographic regions. In addition to the marquee NHRA Series, which crisscrosses the United States, making 24 stops in 22 cities over the course of nine months, NHRA offers popular weekly grassroots programs at many of its member track. Darrell Gwynn, founder of the Darrell Gwynn Foundation and winner of 28 National NHRA events, partnered with NHRA to provide wheelchair recipients and their families the means to get out and enjoy the races.
National Hot Rod Association website
Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than 85 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals. In 2005, Easter Seals partnered with the Darrell Gwynn foundation to assist in finding recipients for our Wheelchair Donation Program
Easter Seals website
DHL has built the world's premier global delivery network by trailblazing express shipping in one country after another. Over 220 countries and territories later, DHL is the global market leader of the international express and logistics industry. DHL specializes in providing customers with innovative and customized transportation solutions from a single source. Since 2007, DHL has been a proud sponsor of the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s Florida Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week.