Ford Mustang 50 Years Convertible raffle for National MS Society
Ford Motor Company and The National MS Society, coordinated by its Michigan Chapter are partnering to raffle a 2015 Mustang 50 years convertible and raise $2 million. Proceeds go to “No Opportunity Wasted” (NOW) multiple sclerosis research initiative.
The 2015 Ford Mustang 50 years convertible to be raffled is a bespoke wonder that features a special instrument panel badge engraved with Bill Ford’s signature. Serial number 0001 of 0001 will wear a Wimbledon White exterior coupled with chrome-accented limited edition grille and tail lights.
Driving on 19-inch premium painted Y-Spoke wheels, the car powers on with a 5.0-litre V8 engine with six-speed manual transmission. Black leather interior with cashmere accent stitching and cashmere seat inserts complement a rear decklid badge with “GT 50 Years” badging. Ford Motor Company is a long time charity partner for National MS Society, Michigan Chapter.
“We’re thrilled to be able to work with and help The National MS Society again,” said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, global product development. “As pleased as we are to be able to help financially with the Society’s No Opportunity Wasted research project, we also feel it’s important to help raise greater awareness of this terrific program. That we’re creating one â€“ and only one â€“ Mustang GT 50 Years convertible for the Society shows how much we respect and support their efforts.”
“We are so grateful for our continued and supportive relationship with Ford,” said Elana Sullivan, president of the National MS Society â€“ Michigan Chapter. “The funds raised through this raffle will be used to advance the productive and ongoing research to stop MS progression, restore function and end MS forever.”
Adds Phil Keoghan, longtime National MS Society Ambassador and Ford enthusiast said, “Talk about No Opportunity Wasted. This Ford raffle provides a unique opportunity to potentially own a one-of-a-kind Mustang while helping to create a world free of MS. It’s a win-win. Think No Opportunity Wastedâ€¦NOW!”
On sale now, raffle tickets can be brought through through National MS Society, Michigan Chapter and Ford Motor Company until available at $20 each online or reserved by phone. The winning raffle ticket draw will be held on Saturday, August 16th at 5:00pm – 5:30pm in Mustang Alley at Woodward Avenue and Nine Mile Road in Ferndale, MI during the Woodward Dream Cruise.