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The Great LGT Fundraiser 2007!!!


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It's that time of year again!!!! For the past 3 years LegacyGT.com has hosted a fundraiser for charities in need.

 

This year we are raising funds for the "Make a Wish Foundation" and we hope to raise over $4000.00!!!!!!!

 

 

Year one: We raised over $1400.00

 

Year two: We raised $3170.00 (Red Cross)

 

 

Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has given hope, strength and joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions. From our humble beginnings with one boy’s wish to be a police officer, we’ve evolved into an organization that grants a child’s wish in the U.S. every 41 minutes."

 

In 1980, 7-year-old Chris Greicius was being treated for leukemia. Every day, he dreamed of becoming a police officer.

U.S. Customs Officer Tommy Austin had befriended Chris and his mother, Linda Bergendahl-Pauling. He also promised Chris a ride in a police helicopter. When Chris’ health worsened, Austin contacted Ron Cox, an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer, and planned a day that would lift Chris’ spirits.

On April 29, 1980, Austin and a caring group of DPS personnel started Chris’ day with a tour of the city in a department helicopter, which also flew him to headquarters. Three cruisers and a motorcycle officer greeted him before his meeting with the DPS command staff. There, Chris was sworn in as the first honorary DPS patrolman in state history.

But his experience didn’t stop there. Cox contacted John’s Uniforms, which agreed to make a custom-tailored DPS uniform for Chris. The store owner and two seamstresses worked through the night to finish it. The officers presented the official uniform to Chris on May 1 and arranged a motorcycle proficiency test so he could earn wings to pin on his uniform. Needless to say, Chris passed the test with flying colors on his battery-operated motorcycle.

 

On May 2, Chris was back in the hospital. He asked to arrange the room so he could always see his uniform, his motorcycle helmet and his “Smokey Bear”-style campaign hat. DPS motor officer Frank Shankwitz presented Chris with his motorcycle wings. He accepted them with a smile that lit up the room.

 

The following day, Chris passed away, but not before seeing his dream come true and experiencing the hope, strength and joy that came from receiving his wish.

 

This has made my day to see that the money is going to make a wish. My brother got a make a wish ten years ago when he was sick. The people couldn't have been nicer and they worked really hard to grant the wish of a kid who had been through biopsies, spinal taps, chemotherapy, radiation. They were really great ...and now Im tearing up.

 

Every last penny that is donated here will go to the Make a Wish Foundation.

 

We are accepting donations in any amount, and to keep with past tradition anyone who makes a donation will entered into a raffle for some great prizes supplied by one of our generous vendors!!!

 

Prizes:

 

1. 3, 2005-06 COBB Access Port map's provided by TDC

www.TDCtuning.com

 

2. $100 off a set of rota wheels from subydude.com

www.subydude.com

 

3.Free cubbypod and decal, pick the model of your choice at www.cubbypod.com! Up to $75 value (shipping incl.) Provided by Casopolis

http://www.casopolis.com

 

4. A pair of V.1 or V.2 RBS eyelines, unpainted with free shipping.

RBS grill for '05-'07 Outback, painted for in stock color or an Outback DIY grill kit if out of stock color.

Front lip spoiler, winner to pay for shipping provided by Rommel

PM me for RBS parts. :cool:

 

5. Dolfin eyelines in artic white (buyer can paint however they want) Provided by PGT CLICKY HERE TO CONTACT PGT

 

6. -Cobb LGT Turbo Heatshield - Part # 524500 MSRP $50.00

-Prodrive Shift Knob (silver) - Part # 44S/R5/010 MSRP $59.95 Provided by the King of Parts

http://www.thekingofparts.com

 

7. Reinforced intercooler or $60 off any grill (winner pays shipping) BDII

CLICKY HERE FOR BDII'S PARTS

 

8. Stanza Overfenders - Unpainted (MSRP-$200) x 2 sets

Winner pays shipping - $45.00

http://www.hkc-speed.com/index.php?a...c6fb30e9d70c14

 

Stanza Spoiler - Unpainted (MSRP-$225) x 1

Winner pays shipping - $45.00

http://www.hkc-speed.com/index.php?a...&productId=186

Both provided by HKC-Speed.com WWW.HKC-Speed.com

 

9. iPod Pro kit (or regular Pro kit if preferred) - $103 value

http://www.jazzyengineering.com/ Provided bt Jazzymt

 

10. Anonymous donation of : 6 subaru hats, 1 beenie, 1 t-shirt and 2 coffee mugs.

Link to pictures: CLICKY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Each prize given out individually

 

11. STi flag and two LGT.com hoodies donated by Tide (site admin)

 

12. 2 AVO panel filters for the Legacy/Outback, one set of rear stabilizer bar mount brackets, and a gauge pod. Provided by ApexJapan

Check out his site!!!! http://www.sevenphotos.com/

 

13. A set of Rally armor mudflaps from MSPT http://www.mspt.net

 

 

If you're a Vendor and would like to donate a prize please PM BDII.

 

How to Donate.

 

Simply click here --> CLOSED(please include your screen name in the notes section of the paypal)

This is only going until December 20th and we hope to make this donation just before Christmas!

 

Lets make a Child's Dream come true this year!!!

 

If you have any question please feel free to PM me or any one of the site staff :)

 

Total Raised:

 

3326.60!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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That was acutally rude tbh. This is a serious thread. Lets raise that $4000! Or more!!

 

First to donate, keep you chit out of this thread.

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This is usually how its done, the first year it was BD, myself and a few others, last year, BD, PGT and others, this year guess who again BD and others. Its kinda a pain for us to get a tax exempt and "charity" PP acct. Trust us we're doing this for the kids and no one, I repeat no one is getting scammed.

JDM'd All to hell

:cool:

Thanks Jimmy @ Hkc-Speed.com!

RIP Coxx & Thanks

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