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Georgia Cool Cruisers‘ annual Cruise-In for Toys For Tots at the Galaxy Diner in Atlanta, Georgia was a resounding success! Dozens of interesting and exciting cars, hundreds of attendees, and a huge outpouring of support for a great charity made for an exciting Saturday. The final tally was 762 toys with an estimated value of $10,500 that will find their way to hundreds of needy and deserving children and over $2,500 in cash to help Toys For Tots acquire even more toys and offset the costs of getting those toys into children’s hands.

Many thanks to Georgia Cool Cruisers, Rick and Sharon Ellis, and the many volunteers who made this event happen. Two Horsemen of the Carpocalypse is humbled and honored to have played even a small role in it.

Enjoy pictures of some of the great cars that turned out for this spectacular event in the slideshow below.

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As mentioned previously, BABE8 has a new wrinkle… a spec theme.  Where in previous years teams had leeway to decorate their cars however they saw fit, this year the organizers in their infinite… wisdom… decided to have all the teams decorate their cars within a single theme. With major points to be had – or lost – THOTC set aside its previous plans to one-up even last year’s zombie car and began puzzling how to transform Dodge into a “facsimilie of a recognizable famous rally car.”

Huh

Continue reading to see how we did!

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A good day for the team and the car, with a fun challenge to boot!  Watch the video for details and to meet some of the other teams supporting great charities in the 2012 BigApple2BigEasy Rally.

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Fundraisers

Thanks to a very generous BABE rallier deciding to donate double the amount pledged, plus a few other post-Rally donations, the team’s total amount raised for the American Diabetes Association and March of Dimes in the 2011 BABE Rally has now exceeded $3,500!!!

Thanks again to our corporate sponsors (Allpar.com, North Georgia Mopar Club, Polybushings.com, Leverage Corporation), our in-kind sponsors Paul Chambers Mopar Restorations and Z-Alt, and all the very generous individuals who contributed so… er… generously… to these two worthy causes!

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Thanks to generous individual pledges and the support of our corporate sponsors (Allpar.com, Allpar Forums, North Georgia Mopar Club, Polybushings.com, Paul Chambers MOPAR Restoration and Leverage Corporation) the team raised over $3,000 for American Diabetes Association and March of Dimes. Read on for the details and the team’s official 2011 BABE Rally photo.  (more…)

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Two Horsemen of the Carpocalypse isn’t the only team driving in the 2011 BABE Rally to raise money for charity. Meet three other great teams that are giving their all to support some important causes. Please consider pledging support for them as well.

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More wrenching on Val, followed by a unique challenge requiring competitors to locate and duplicate twenty postage stamp-sized, gritty black-and-white photos taken months previously by the Rally’s organizers. The team is beyond tired, but excited about the final run to the finish line 440 miles away in New Orleans tomorrow.

Please follow the team’s adventures at http://www.thotc.com/ and be sure to pledge your support for two great charities for whom the team is rallying: American Diabetes Association and March of Dimes.

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