WD-40 / SEMA Cares Mustang Raises Over $200K for Charity

WD-40 / SEMA Cares Mustang Raises Over $200K for Charity

Back in October, we broke news of the WD-40 / SEMA Cares 2011 Ford Mustang GT that would be auctioned off with the proceeds going straight to charity. And now that the Mustang has been sold off at the Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Show and Auction, with WD-40 and SEMA Cares proud to announce they have generated the largest donation to date to SEMA Cares.

The final number came in at $225,000 with the vehicle itself receiving an online bid of $100,000. Another $125,000 in donations came from those who simply wanted to support the effort.

“We are overwhelmed and completely surprised with the results of the WD-40/SEMA Cares Mustang that was auctioned at Barrett Jackson,” said Mike Spagnola, president of Street Scene Equipment and SEMA Board member. “I am eternally grateful to Barrett-Jackson for their help with the auction, as well as the management staff at WD-40.”

The 2011 Ford Mustang GT features a 5.0L V8 that put out close to 600-hp thanks to Paxton Superchargers. The donated funds will be distributed between Childhelp and Victory Junction Gang Camp, both children’s charities.


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