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Arciero-Miller Racing supprting the fight against Leukemia.




Arciero-Miller Racing (AMR) has teamed up with Washington State Snohomish Fire District 7 firefighters to help raise money for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. The race suit from the Volkswagen Baja Race Touareg program has been autographed by factory Volkswagen driver and Red Bull athlete, Ryan Arciero. The suit that was created for the 41st SCORE International Baja 1000 will be put up for bid on an eBay Auction this coming August 3-12.

"AMR has a close relationship with some of the firefighters up in Washington and when they approached us for assistance with their fight to help raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, we were more than happy to do so. This is a cause that I care deeply for, so it was an honor when this opportunity presented itself. My hope is that through the facet of off-road racing we can help raise some awareness for the cause while a lucky person will walk away with a one of a kind suit," Ryan Arciero, president of Arciero-Miller Racing.

The firefighters from Snohomish Fire District 7 raised more than $86,000 USD for the foundation two weeks ago up in Seattle, Washington as set a new Guinness World Record for climbing 85,877 steps in a twenty-four hour period of time. The Auction of the suit will bring the firefighters fundraising efforts to a close for 2009 with all proceeds going to the foundation.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization who is dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. Their mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, while improving the quality of life of patients and their families. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has been fighting the battle again blood cancers since 1954.

The charity auction to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will start on August 3 and will run through August 12. The suit is up for public bidding will begin at 1 US-Dollar. To place your bid during these dates, visit [ EBAY AUCTION ]

2009/08/02 | 13:45 CET | Editor: MR/HS/Ryan Arciero






















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