Lexus Raises $2 Million USD for Charity at a Barrett-Jackson Auction


(Plano, TX) A Barrett-Jackson auction, is quintessentially, an American experience.  This is due to the fact that, Barrett-Jackson is an American auction business.  In particular, it specializes in putting on auction events for classic cars, and, antique cars.  Interestingly, an auction event is also known as, a collector event.  Scottsdale Arizona, Palm Beach Florida, Uncasville Connecticut and Las Vegas Nevada; are the usual homes of a Barrett-Jackson collector event.  At the same time, a Lexus automobile, is always a very special car.  Additionally, the luxury features of a Lexus, always makes it a collector’s item.  Recently; Lexus announced that, Lexus automobiles are frequent participants, in Barrett-Jackson collector events.  Specifically, the aforementioned luxury automotive brand revealed that, an auctioned Lexus raised $2 million USD for charity.  The latter, occurred on January 17th, 2020.  Additionally, the Barrett-Jackson collector event or auction, was held in Scottsdale, Arizona U.S.A.  Furthermore, the $2 million dollars will be shared by two well known, charitable organizations.
            The two charitable organizations that, will be sharing the raised $2 million dollars, will each receive $1 million USD.  The two charitable organizations are; Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and, the Bob Woodruff Foundation.  The auctioned Lexus, was a 2021 LC 500 Convertible Prototype.  However, the winning bidder will not be receiving the prototype.  Instead, and during the summer of the year 2020, the winning bidder will be receiving a unique 2021 LC 500 Convertible.  Summer 2020, is when all Lexus 2021 LC 500 Convertibles arrive at Lexus automobile dealerships.  However and returning to, Lexus, the aforementioned is an automotive luxury brand.  Technically, Lexus is the luxury automobile business division of the Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:  TM).  The latter, is a Japanese automaker or manufacturer.  What makes the Lexus brand special, is the fact that, it is beloved by car enthusiasts.  The bold brave design features, the imaginative automotive technology and the exhilarating performance are three good examples; of why car enthusiasts love the Lexus brand.  Lexus was first launched in the year, 1989.  Since then, the Lexus lineup of cars is sold in more than 90 foreign countries.  Currently, the Lexus lineup of cars is made up of 6 luxury models.  Lexus, the brand, operates two international offices.  The first international office is in Brussels, Belgium.  Meanwhile, the second international office is in Plano, Texas U.S.A. 
            Returning to, the auctioned Lexus 2021 LC 500 Convertible, the aforementioned auction only lasted for three minutes.  As previously said, the winning bidder will be receiving a unique 2021 LC 500 Convertible, during the summer of the year 2020.  The three unique features are as follows, and, they are meant to be enticing for any car enthusiast.  The first unique feature, is the automobile’s V.I.N. is 100001.  The second unique feature, is this Lexus 2021 LC 500 Convertible has special accents.  The third and final unique feature, is an included impressive package of items.  Included in this package are; signed Lexus memorabilia, a driving experience with Hall of Fame race car driver Scott Pruett and custom Zero Halliburton luggage. 
            Continuing with, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the aforementioned non-profit organization has existed for more than 150 years.  The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America is to enable and help underprivileged youth to achieve great futures as productive, caring and responsible citizens.  In order to accomplish this special mission, it operates 4,600 clubs.  Through these 4,600 clubs, more than 4.7 million American youths are helped.  These 4.7 million American youths are provided a safe place, after school activities, caring adult mentors, fun, friendship and developmental programs.  Additionally; the Boys & Girls Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing projects and on Native-American reservations in the United States of America.  Jim Clark is the President and the Chief Executive Officer of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.  Through a press statement, Mr. Clark said the following.  “The generous $1 million donation from Lexus and its auction partners will help us provide a world-class Club experience to more than 4.7 million youth who walk into a Boys & Girls Club.  In ensuring that all kids and teens have access to programs that will set them up for a great future, it’s critical to have partners to help fuel our mission forward.  We thank Lexus for their commitment to the success of America’s youth.”
            Continuing with, the Bob Woodruff Foundation, the aforementioned charitable organization was founded in the year 2006.  This event, is due to the fact that, the founder Bob Woodruff was hit by a roadside bomb whilst reporting from the War in Iraq.  Specifically, the Bob Woodruff Foundation is dedicated to leading an enduring call to action.  This call to action is meant for people; so that they, can stand up for heroes and meet the emerging, and, long-term needs of the U.S.A.’s military veterans.  To this date, the Bob Woodruff Foundation has spent almost $70 million USD helping to fund programs that, serve military veterans.  Anne Marie Dougherty is the Chief Executive Officer of the Bob Woodruff Foundation.  Through a press statement, Ms./Mrs. Dougherty said the following.  “Our brave service members and their families have earned access to best-in-class programs and resources when they return home—that’s where the Bob Woodruff Foundation comes in.  With the support of Lexus, we’re proud to continue investing in the future of our nation’s veterans and military families.  I’m so grateful for the remarkable generosity of the auction winner and our partners at Lexus.”
            To end, the Lexus brand did release a press statement.  David Christ is the Group Vice President and the General Manager at the Lexus brand of the Toyota Motor Corporation.  Through a press statement, Mr. Christ said the following.  “We’re so excited this unique LC 500 Convertible generated 2 million dollars that will be split between the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Bob Woodruff Foundation.  We’re grateful for having such a great partner in Barrett-Jackson, and I’m proud of our Lexus team and what we were able to accomplish together, but none of it would be possible without such an impressive winning bid!”  As previously stated; Lexus recently announced that, Lexus automobiles are frequent participants, in Barrett-Jackson collector events.  Specifically, the aforementioned luxury automotive brand revealed that, an auctioned Lexus raised $2 million USD for charity.  The latter, occurred on January 17th, 2020.  Additionally, the Barrett-Jackson collector event or auction, was held in Scottsdale, Arizona U.S.A.  Furthermore, the $2 million dollars will be shared by two well known, charitable organizations.  Lastly the two charitable organizations are; Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and, the Bob Woodruff Foundation.

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01/24/2020

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