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Kurt Caselli Foundation event raises $32,000

The 3rd Annual MotoDoffo Event to Benefit the Kurt Caselli Foundation, presented by SCORE International, is in the books. Thanks to contributions from event sponsors and attendees more than $32,000 was raised for the Foundation and their mission to improve off-road safety.

The 3rd annual MotoDoffo event raised $32,000

The 3rd annual MotoDoffo event raised $32,000 for the Kurt Caselli Foundation.

Gates opened at 10am to a rush of excited Caselli fans, ready to spend the day celebrating motorcycling and raising money for the foundation. Guests perused the vast display of motorcycles, talked to vendors, and were wowed by performances by Red Bull Trials Champion Geoff Aaron.

Red Bull Trials Champion Geoff Aaron seemingly defied the laws of physics during his trails performances.

Red Bull Trials Champion Geoff Aaron seemingly defied the laws of physics during his trails performances.

The food and Doffo wine were flowing as special items from event sponsors were raffled off. Then came time for the live auction and the big ticket items. The crowd watched with excitement as a Kurt Caselli jersey signed by members of the Foundation, a limited edition Kurt Caselli tribute wine, and other items were auctioned off to the highest bidders.

The Kurt Caselli Foundation received proceeds from raffle and auction items, like this one-off commemorative bottle of Doffo wine.

The Kurt Caselli Foundation received proceeds from raffle and auction items, like this one-off commemorative bottle of Doffo wine.

The $32,000 in funds raised for the Foundation is double the amount raised at the 2015 event, a testament to the growing popularity of the event and increasing awareness of the Foundation. The funds raised came from ticket sales, event sponsorship fees, raffle and auction proceeds, and direct donations made to the Foundation at the event. A portion of the proceeds from Doffo’s tribute wines will be donated to the Foundation as well.

“We are so happy that the event was such a huge success for the Kurt Caselli Foundation,” said Doffo Winemaker and General Manager, Damian Doffo. “It’s an honor to work with everyone at the Foundation to help carry on Kurt’s legacy and make off-road racing and riding safer for future generations.”

Hundreds of motorcycles were on display from the MotoDoffo Vintage Motorcycle Collection, KTM, the Kurt Caselli Foundation, and other special guests.

Hundreds of motorcycles were on display from the MotoDoffo Vintage Motorcycle Collection, KTM, the Kurt Caselli Foundation, and other special guests.

Learn more about the Kurt Caselli Foundation, the work that they do and ways to support them by visiting www.kurtcaselli.com. Learn more about Doffo Winery at www.doffowines.com and the MotoDoffo Vintage Motorcycle Collection at www.motodoffo.com.

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. The Kurt Caselli Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit public benefit corporation. All donations made to The Foundation are tax deductible. Visit www.kurtcaselli.com for more information.

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