GrandPrix Challenge Raises $57,000 for the Swinerton Foundation

This week, the Swinerton Foundation raced – literally! – toward building better communities.

Thursday, May 30th, marked the Swinerton Foundation’s Annual GrandPrix Challenge at Unser Karting & Events in Denver. The event serves as a fundraiser for the Foundation. Participants enjoyed go-kart racing on a state-of-the-art track, a game room, as well as food and beverages.

Registration fees from individuals and teams that raced, as well as funds from sponsors, totaled $57,000 for the Swinerton Foundation. The Foundation helps build sustainable cities and neighborhoods by supporting health, social services, cultural, education and environmental programs that benefit all members of the community.

Thank you to our following sponsors for their generous contributions which support our communities.

Congratulations to our winners!

  • GrandPrix Challenge Winner: Spacecon
  • Fastest Racers:
    • 1st Place: Aubrey Cundall, Weifield Group
    • 2nd Place: Josh Joiner, Martin Marietta
    • 3rd Place: Jeff Holderman, Weifield Group
  • Elite Race Winner: Don Pierce, Design Mechanical
  • Swinerton’s Speediest: Dave Colee

Special thanks to Kurt Brown who always does a great job photographing our events! Click here for additional photos from the event.

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The Swinerton Foundation’s local nonprofit benefactors in the Denver area include:

  • Denver Public Libraries, Friends Foundation
  • Denver Public Schools Foundation – Homeless Education Network
  • Back to School, MEED / Denver Public Schools School Drive
  • Denver Rescue Mission
  • Birdseed Collective
  • HCC Contractor Academy
  • Mile High Youth Corps
  • Metro Caring Food Bank
  • Second Chance Center
  • Transportation & Construction Girl
  • AGC Construction Education Research Foundation
  • American Red Cross
  • Rebuilding Together
  • Adams 12 School District – Five Star Education Foundation
  • Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) Foundation
  • Douglas County School District Foundation
  • Jeffco Schools Foundation
  • District 20/30
  • Greenway Foundation
  • Colorado State University and CM Cares
  • Kansas State University
  • University of Denver

For more news on Swinerton’s Colorado team, click here.