'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.
Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 05, 2013
Calling all motorcycle enthusiasts! You can be the new owner of one of Bruce Willis’ motorcycles! The action film star has donated five motorcycles from his garage for an online auction to benefit veterans and wounded combat troops through the Boot Campaign, a national 501c3 nonprofit military appreciation and support campaign based in Texas. Now up for auction is a 1962 Cushman Eagle (https://www.charitybuzz.com/catalog_items/333104). Previously auctioned bikes include a 1988 Yamaha TW, 1991 Yamaha XT 350 and a 2005 Ducati 1000DS.
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 fourth of Bruce Willis’ five donated motorcycles will be auctioned online starting on. Bidding on the 1962 Cushman Eagle will end on 2013. To place a bid on Bruce Willis’ donated 1962 Cushman Eagle visit: https://www.charitybuzz.com/catalog_items/333104. The remaining bike, a 1972 Harley Davidson Ironhead Sportster XLH, will be auctioned in October 2013.
Motorcycles to be auctioned for charity:
1962 Cushman Eagle
1972 Harley Davidson Ironhead Sportster XLH
SOLD! 1988 Yamaha TW
SOLD! 1991 Yamaha XT 350
SOLD! 2005 Ducati 1000DS
The Boot Campaign is a national 501c3 nonprofit that is dedicated to showing tangible appreciation of our active military, raising awareness of the challenges they face upon return and supporting their transition home. The Boot Campaign cultivates awareness, promotes patriotism, and provides assistance to military, past and present, and their families. Through the sale of its signature military combat boots, general public donations, and corporate sponsorship, the Boot Campaign operates five distinct initiatives -- Jobs, Housing, Wellness, Urgent Assistance and Family Support-- that are 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”.
Media Contact: Meghan McDermott Meghan(at)BootCampaign(dot)com