Proceeds from Motorcycle Auction to Benefit Active Duty and Retired Military Through Non-Profit, The Boot Campaign
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's the opportunity of a lifetime—own one of Bruce Willis' motorcycles! The action film star is taking five motorcycles out of his garage and donating them for an online auction to benefit veterans and wounded combat troops through the Boot Campaign, a 501c3 non-profit military appreciation and support campaign based in Texas. This limited charity auction will run from December 2012 through August 2013 on www.charitybuzz.com. Born on a military base in Germany, Bruce Willis has a long-standing commitment to supporting U.S. Forces.
"I wanted to use my bikes in a way that would benefit our military service members, and I am thankful to have found the Boot Campaign as the catalyst for using my bikes in a way that will give back to our country's true heroes," said Bruce Willis. "These bikes have been a lot of fun to ride, and my hope is they can do a lot of good for our veterans."
The first of Bruce Willis' five donated motorcycles will be auctioned online starting on December 6, 2012. The bikes will be released for auction every two months with the final charity auction in August 2013. Each bike's online auction will last a minimum 30 days. Auction guidelines and additional details are posted on the site www.charitybuzz.com/12days
Motorcycles to be auctioned for charity:
1962 Cushman Eagle
1972 Harley Davidson Ironhead Sportster XLH
1988 Yamaha TW
1991 Yamaha XT 350
2005 Ducati 1000DS (with only 285 miles!)
ABOUT THE BOOT CAMPAIGN
The Boot Campaign is a 501c3 non-profit military appreciation and veteran awareness campaign based in Texas. Launched in 2009 by a group of women known as The Boot Girls, the Boot Campaign's mission is to express gratitude to the troops, spread awareness of the needs of military personnel and support their transition home. Through the sale of signature military combat boots, general public donations, and corporate sponsorship the Boot Campaign donates proceeds to its programs caring for military personnel, past and present, healing from a variety of physical and emotional combat wounds, embodying the campaign motto that, "When They Come Back, We Give Back". www.BootCampaign.com
Contact: Meghan McDermott Meghan@BootCampaign.com (281) 798-8385
SOURCE The Boot Campaign