(DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 26, 2003) - Race Fans for a CureÂ® has raised more than $100,000 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in 2003 after collecting $6,200 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway last weekend. Race Fans for a CureÂ®,...
(DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 26, 2003) - Race Fans for a Cure® has raised more than $100,000 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in 2003 after collecting $6,200 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway last weekend.
Race Fans for a Cure®, a charitable initiative started by Ford Credit in 2000 to benefit the Komen Foundation, has raised $101,067.94 this year and $359,825.94 over the last four years for the fight against breast cancer.
Additionally, since 1998, Ford Credit has donated $642,500 to the Komen Foundation based on Dale Jarrett's on-track performance, so the two programs have combined to generate $1,002,325.94 in donations to the Komen Foundation in just over five years.
To learn more about Race Fans for a Cure®, Ford Credit, the Komen Foundation and their efforts to help raise awareness of breast cancer and the importance of early detection, fans can log on to www.racefansforacurse.com.
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation was founded in 1982 on a promise made between two sisters - Nancy Goodman Brinker and her dying sister, Susan Goodman Komen. More than 20 years later the Komen Foundation is a global leader in the fight against breast cancer through its support of innovative breast cancer research grants, meritorious awards and educational, scientific and community outreach programs around the world. Together with its Affiliate Network, corporate partners and generous donors, the Komen Foundation has raised nearly $600 million in the fight against breast cancer.
Ford Credit is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Company and is the world's largest automotive finance company. Now in its 44th year, Ford Credit provides vehicle financing in 36 countries to more than 11 million customers and more than 12,500 automotive dealers. More information can be found at www.fordcredit.com.