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Charity Drive For Five

Jeff Gordon accumulated 5455 points under the "traditional" points structure during the 2007 season. It was the sixth time in his career that he led the series in total points for the season. He also set a modern-era record with 30 top-10 finishes in 36 races. However, the 'chase for the championship' format put the championship in another driver's possession. To acknowledge and reward Gordon's efforts this season, a donation drive benefiting The Jeff Gordon Foundation was held in December and January. The foundation benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, The Make-A-Wish Foundation, Riley Hospital for Children, The Marrow Foundation in partnership with Hendrick Marrow Program and the Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital in Concord, North Carolina.

To acknowledge Gordon's 5455 points, 30 top-ten finishes, and 6th time he scored the most points in a full season, checks/money orders made payable to "The Jeff Gordon Foundation" were collected. Raffle items included dirt track and NASCAR magazines, books, never before seen pictures of Jeff on and off the track, and other media featuring Jeff Gordon.

To make this affordable for everyone, raffle tickets start at $6. Savings are incurred with additional tickets purchased. For example, a $54.55 donation (in honor of Jeff's total season points) will earn 14 raffle tickets. There are four donation levels to choose from, thus making it affordable for nearly everyone who visits the website.

Raffle items (winner listed next to item):

1. AUTOGRAPHED Jeff Gordon 1992 ProSet Racing card. winner: Dorothy Lenz
2. Various Pepsi Racing decals featuring Jeff's 2001 Pepsi Chevrolet. winner: Mary Scarborough
3. Team Monte Carlo decals. winner: Wanda Anderson
4. Tropicana Racing decals. winner: Wanda Anderson
5. WInston No Bull "One Million" dollar bills from 1998 (Jeff won at Darlington). winner: Darlene Bilby
6. 1995 Jeff Gordon 1:24 scale unopened model car kit winner: Lynn Brown
7. 1997 Jeff Gordon 3-time champion t-shirt (size: large). winner: Lynn Brown
8. NASCAR Illustrated - September 2006. Features a JG interview and black/white cover photo. winner: Robin Kauffman
9. Winston Cup Illustrated - February 1996. Contains a JG portrait cover and 1995 championship season recap. winner: Jo Koster
10. Open Wheel magazine - July 1997. Features a scrapbook/personal recollections of JG's open wheel career. winner: Robin Kauffman
11. Jeff Gordon street sign winner: Lynn Brown
12. Jeff Gordon Energy (2 cans) winner: Cathy Ricci
13. Set of 20 never-before-seen photos of Jeff Gordon circa 2001-2004. winner: Cathy Ricci
14. "Life Is A Team Sport" Hendrick Marrow Program wristband (unopened). winner: Carrie Alpago
15. Unopened race program from 2004 Miami 400 (inaugural 'chase for the championship' finale) winner: Lynn Brown
16. "Jeff Gordon" 200+ page biography by Gary Thomas. winner: George Williamson
17. Unopened "Taxi" DVD (widescreen). winner: George Williamson
18. Jeff Gordon National Fan Club 1998 season newsletters: winner: Carrie Alpago
19. Jeff Gordon National Fan Club 1997 season newsletters: winner: Carrie Alpago

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