1969 Ford Bronco offered to help NFL player’s charity effort

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The is just one example of the Broncos by Gateway Bronco being offered to support NFL star Travis Kelce's 87 & Running program | Omaze photos

Like the idea of owning a 1969 Ford Bronco but not quite ready to pay the high prices such vehicles are getting in the collector car marketplace? 

Well, for just a $10 donation, you get a chance to win a one-off ’69 Ford “Fuelie” Bronco by Gateway Bronco and also help support Eight-Seven & Running, an organization launched by Kansas City Chiefs football team tight end Travis Kelcie to help disadvantaged youth.

The program is being coordinated by Omaze, an online fundraising website.  A pair of Gateway Broncos were displayed recently at Monterey Car Week.

“With 87 & Running I’m all about making a tangible difference in the community, so we’re always looking for unique opportunities to raise money for very real things or experiences that actually change kids’ lives,” Kelce, who wears uniform No. 87, was quoted in the announcement. 

“Partnering with Omaze to raise awareness of that mission and give away a pretty dope Bronco in the process is totally our style.”

The program runs until September 30. For more information, visit the Omaze Bronco website.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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