Darrell Gwynn Foundation to Make Wheelchair Donation to Erasmo Portillo at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, January 21

Wheelchair Donation to Take Place Prior to the Auctioning of Two Cars to Benefit the Darrell Gwynn Foundation

WHAT: The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will donate a custom motorized $16,000 wheelchair to Erasmo Portillo at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction. Erasmo is diagnosed with Spina Bifidia and he did not have the means to purchase a new wheelchair nor did his health insurance allow for him to acquire one. The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will present Erasmo with a life-changing wheelchair prior to the auctioning of a Wood Brothers Mercury Montego replica street-version racecar (Lot #962) and a Darrell Gwynn Replica Coors Extra Gold Dragster (Lot #962.1) to benefit the Darrell Gwynn Foundation. Erasmo was identified as a candidate for the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s Wheelchair Donation Program by the Cardon Children’s Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz.

WHEN: Friday, January 21 at approximately 4 p.m.

WHERE: Westworld of Scottsdale

16601 North Pima Road

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

WHO: Erasmo Portillo, Wheelchair Recipient

WHY: Established in 2002, the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s mission is to provide AWARENESS, PREVENTION, SUPPORT and ultimately a CURE for paralysis. The foundation’s primary support program is its national Wheelchair Donation Program. With this program the Darrell Gwynn Foundation has donated custom built wheelchairs valued at over $1 million collectively to those in need. For more information on the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s Wheelchair Donation Program please visit www.darrellgwynnfoundation.org.

MEDIA: Call Ryan Rogers, 754-224-6139.


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