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Speed for a Need

 

Don Heeringa loves to go fast - crazy fast, in fact, he came within a fraction of setting a new speed record for his class at last year's Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week. His 1991 ZR1 Corvette traveled 5 miles in just 96 seconds: that's 205 miles per hour! Speed Week is an annual event at Bonneville where dedicated car enthusiasts like Don compete against the clock to break speed records in their vehicle class.

This year Don was back at Bonneville with a purpose. He wanted to set a new record and took the opportunity to promote a cause close to his heart, the Wounded Warrior Project. As a veteran himself, he had looked for a way to support our homecoming troops who have tremendous and life-changing injuries. After discussing different options, it was actually his wife, Jodi, who came up with the Bonneville idea.  Helping those who help us makes a lot of sense!

We've passed our donation goal!!!   Thank you to those who have donated online!   And thanks to those who have written checks for the cause, too!  We have $5,850 in checks -- taking us well over our goal of $10,000!   This includes:

James Reed                              $50

Merrill Taylor                            $50

Carol Stroop                              $100

Harry & Cynthia Armstrong        $100

Barbara Johnson                        $100

Mary & Dan George                    $100

Jan Kenniston                            $100

Rod & Karen Klingenberg            $100

Bob & Sue Bladek                       $100

David Vanderkam                       $100

David & Mary Shellenbarger        $150

Steve & Nancy Berry                   $200

Garry & Claire Krouse                 $500

Jane & Bruce Patterson               $500

Jim Heeringa                              $200

Leonard & Susan Morrissey          $250

Fred & Rosemary Sotok               $250

Robert Sterken                           $200

Judith A. Ragains                        $50

John & Judith Spoelhof               $250

Hale Curtis                                 $150

Arthur Curtis III                           $150

Jim & Donna Brooks                    $100

Lumberman's                             $1,000

Shape Corporation                     $1,000

 

Thank you for helping Don reach his goal!

Total Raised

$10,946.00

Funded: 100%
Donors
D&A Associates Axelsson/ Tockman
$500.00
1728 days ago
Bruce Patterson
$1,384.00
1728 days ago
Brad Del Tim Bettseldridgenordquist
$597.00
1733 days ago
Laurel Hill
$50.00
1736 days ago
Wally Jr. Ryzenga
$1,000.00
1740 days ago
Jay Manchesky
$50.00
1741 days ago
Tom Paine
$500.00
1748 days ago
Brooke Ghent
$50.00
1748 days ago
Cindy Strickland
$40.00
1750 days ago
Krutz Durkis Krutz Durkis
$100.00
1754 days ago
Staci Hall
$75.00
1755 days ago
John Valinote
$250.00
1755 days ago
Amy Aebert
$50.00
1755 days ago
Tom and Jackie Anderson
$100.00
1758 days ago
Loren & Paula Arnoldink
$400.00
1760 days ago
Don Heeringa
$50.00
1761 days ago
Carolyn Marquis
$250.00
1761 days ago
Dan Barnes
$100.00
1762 days ago
Bill Bundy
$250.00
1762 days ago
Dan and Cynthia Dirkse
$100.00
1762 days ago
Nelson and Jill Walters
$100.00
1762 days ago
Mike & Kristin Doyle
$100.00
1762 days ago
Terry Bonnie Gruppen
$400.00
1763 days ago
Joey Truitt
$100.00
1763 days ago
Steve & Lisa Walters
$500.00
1763 days ago
Norman Byrne
$1,000.00
1764 days ago
Doug&Sandy DeKock
$250.00
1764 days ago
Joseph Venia
$100.00
1765 days ago
Don Heeringa
$500.00
1765 days ago
David & Nancy Field
$100.00
1770 days ago
Tim Ryan
$100.00
1770 days ago
Tom and Susan Phares
$100.00
1770 days ago
Gayle & Michael Flynn
$100.00
1771 days ago
Dan Koster
$150.00
1774 days ago
Clayton Trible
$100.00
1775 days ago
Kelly VanDer Schuur
$50.00
1778 days ago
Vieng Phommachanh
$50.00
1781 days ago
Craig Hall
$100.00
1782 days ago
Lisa Rogers
$50.00
1786 days ago
Chris Silguero
$50.00
1788 days ago
Matthew Kane
$300.00
1790 days ago
Cathie Benedyk
$250.00
1791 days ago
Alison Sale
$50.00
1792 days ago
Karyn Walker
$250.00
1793 days ago
Roy Lamendola
$100.00
1806 days ago
Michael Battaglia
$50.00
1855 days ago
Tracy Reed
$50.00
1891 days ago