27 November 2009|
GT500KR and Barrett-Jackson VIP Package Raffle to Benefit Guardians of Animals Extended Shelby
Guardians of Animals has extended its deadline to raffle a 2009 Shelby GT500KR, along with a trip for two to the Shelby Automobiles factory in
“We've been very fortunate to gain the support of companies like Shelby Automobiles and the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, and now Station Casinos and Dallas Mustang have offered to help us raise money by sweetening the raffle ticket offer,” said April Reece, founder of Guardians of Animals. “By extending the deadline and providing some additional incentives, we hope to really kick the fundraising into top gear to help stop the cruelty created by puppy mills.”
Raffle tickets are $50 and can be purchased online at www.racingtosaveanimals.com through Jan. 31, 2010. Dallas Mustang (http://www.dallasmustang.com) will give customers that purchase a raffle ticket 10 percent off their order through the month of January 2010; some restrictions apply and not all items are eligible for the discount. Station Casinos (http://www.stationcasinos.com) will provide a room in one of their
The 2009 Shelby GT500KR features a 540 hp 5.4-liter supercharged V-8 with a Ford Racing Power Upgrade Pack, 3.73:1 rear axle ratio, short-throw shifter, and unique suspension tuning. Exterior design draws inspiration from the classic Shelby KR Mustangs and features unique carbon composite hood, wheels, and unique striping.
Barrett-Jackson, producer of "The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™," is also getting involved in the raffle by offering a VIP package for the 2010 Palm Beach event on April 1-3. The Barrett-Jackson VIP package includes 2 VIP passes, 1 parking pass, 2 tickets to Opening Night Gala and 1 Event Program.
Guardians of Animals, which is based in
Guardians of Animals helps in the following ways:
- Investigate puppy mills
- Take possession of abused/neglected animals
- Educate pet stores to not purchase from puppy mills
- Educate consumers to ask more questions about where their new pet comes from
- Educate children to spot harmful behavior towards animals