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Win Jeff Gordon's 2015 Corvette Stingray and Support Childhood Cancer Research

This may be Jeff Gordon’s last season as a full-time racer, but the effects of his legendary NASCAR career will live on for years to come, thanks to the programs offered by the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation.

One of the facets of Gordon’s foundation that should hit home for all Corvette enthusiasts is the Corvette raffle program.

Three-Time Cancer Patient Wins a Corvette Stingray from Dale Jr. Foundation
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Wendy Smith hopes her luck is changing.

After being diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer recently, Smith found out a few days ago that she was the winner of a 2014 Cyber Gray Corvette Stingray in a fundraiser sponsored by the Dale Earnhardt Jr. Foundation.

A woman’s brush with death has given a new purpose for her black 1974 Corvette.

Jennifer Barnett knew something just wasn’t right with her body last year. She found a large lump in her left breast in August 2013, and about a month later, doctors gave her the grim news – she had stage IV breast cancer that had apparently spread to her liver.

She embarked on a year of chemotherapy aimed to keep the cancer from growing, and by February, tests showed that the breast tumor had indeed shrunk – but the tumor in her liver had not.

Lingenfelter Collection to Hold Fall Open House to Benefit Breast Cancer Awareness

The Lingenfelter Collection is hosting its annual Fall Charity Open House for breast cancer awareness at Lingenfelter Motorsports in Brighton, Michigan on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Just about everyone in the Corvette world knows of Ken Lingenfelter and his extensive collection of not only Corvettes, but other muscle and exotic cars. Ken and his wife Kristen use the car collection to connect with people in ways that transcend automobiles. The Fall Open House for Breast Cancer Awareness is just one of their charitable efforts. All proceeds from the event will go to The Pink Fund, which provides active-cancer-treatment patients with up to 90 days of direct financial assistance to cover non-medical expenses, such as health insurance premiums, housing, transportation and utilities.

Chevrolet Makes a Special Delivery on National Teddy Bear Day for Kids with Cancer

Yesterday was National Teddy Bear Day and Chevrolet used the occasion cruise through Manhattan with a special delivery in a 2015 Corvette Stingray Convertible for kids that are fighting cancer. GM donated 48 small teddy bears and one big one to the Sunshine on Wheels program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.

The C4 Corvette Known as PinkVette to Be Auctioned for Cancer Patients

The PinkVette has generated a lot of green on its recent travels around the Northeast raising money to fight breast cancer.

The specially painted 1984 Corvette has spent the past 18 months as the cornerstone of the “Cruisin for a Cure” campaign that has already raised twice as much money as organizers had anticipated.