$40,000 Raised at 6th Annual MotoDoffo Event Benefiting The Kurt Caselli Foundation
Thank you to attendees, sponsors and volunteers for your support!
TEMECULA, California (July 17, 2019) — Family-owned and operated Doffo Winery in Temecula, California hosted the 6th Annual MotoDoffo event, An Evening with the Kurt Caselli Foundation, on a beautiful summer evening where 700 people attended and nearly $40,000 was raised to fulfill our mission of Protecting & Supporting the Lives of Off-Road Riders.
The doors opened at 4:00 pm and the event was kicked off with live music from the Working Man Band. Followed by a trials show performance by Red Bull’s Geoff Aaron, which is always one of the most popular parts of the evening. The Kurt Caselli Foundation team took to the stage to speak about what the Foundation is and will continue to do in regards of safety projects in the off-road motorcycle community. Rescue 3 joined the KCF on stage to accept a check and together, the KCF & Rescue 3, announced the partnership to support Rescue 3's mission and safety team. The three-year partnership will grant $16,600.00 each year to the Rescue 3 in support of their in-field safety efforts. There was also a segment to present the Fall 2019 Scholarship winners Kourtney Heald, Kobee Knight and Ricky Hemme (not able to be present) with three-$2,500 Scholarship checks —the funds are directly applied to school in which they are enrolled. The last part on the presentation was to giveaway a custom KC66 Intense Tazer electric mountain bike donated by sponsor Intense Cycles. The winner, Carol Van Leeuwen (ticket #2119) of Temecula, California, had entered to win while at the event and was ecstatic that she won. The live broadcast of the giveaway can be found on The Kurt Caselli Foundation Facebook page by clicking here.
After the presentation, the live auction was hosted by Christopher Aslanian who generously donated one of the very special auction items —a framed Kurt Caselli jersey signed by Kurt himself. Many attendees took home one-of-a-kind experiences and treasures including a VIP trip to Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas with hotel and flights, a ChampSchool track day experience with motorcycle rental & gear, and one lucky winner scored the large painting by artist Makoto Endo in which the 2019 Caselli Doffo wine label was created from. There was also a silent auction and a raffle with over 25 items. We can’t thank the attendees, sponsors & supporters of the Foundation enough for the help to fund our mission of Protecting & Supporting the Lives of Off-Road Riders. The Working Man Band played into the night while the scent of flatbread pizza from Red Oven and tacos by Tito's Taco filled the air. The crowd stayed cool with cold beer from Backstreet Brewery, caffeinated with delicious coffee drinks from Greyscale Roasters and Doffo wine filled wine glasses throughout the evening.
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The Foundation has an established budget to be utilized in 3 different safety areas in 2019: Race Course and Safety, Rider Safety during events, and Injury Management. Projects include: supporting the off-road community with Riders 1st Responders First Aid/CPR Certification events, sending our Race Course Safety Advisor to help promoters to provide safe, consistent races, partnering with select series to provide a KCF Safety vehicle with medical service devices, supplying major off-road race series with hundreds of KCF Caution Flags and high visibility KCF Safety Bibs to youth riders and much more. Learn more about the established safety and scholarship budget and projects on our website. View photos and videos at www.KurtCaselli.com.
Thank you to our sponsors!
An Evening with the Kurt Caselli Foundation would not be possible with out our sponsors:
Doffo Winery, KTM North America, FMF Racing, Intense Cycles, K&N Filters, Ringo Financial & Torco USA.
About The Kurt Caselli Foundation
The Kurt Caselli Foundation was established in 2013. The focus of the foundation is the safety of riders and racers in the off-road motorcycling industry. While we understand the inherent elements of danger in this industry, we aim to help minimize this danger to the best of our ability. The foundation has a three-part mission that encompasses safety precautions for riders before, during, and after a racing career. Read more at www.KurtCaselli.com.