The St. Jude Corvette Drive is an annual charity event benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  This fun and inspiring two-day event takes place the Thursday and Friday after Mother’s Day.

The St. Jude Peoria to Memphis Drive was founded in 2012 by Michael McCoy after he was approached by Corvette enthusiasts to start a “Drive” from Peoria, IL, to Memphis, TN.  Every year, Corvette drivers and St. Jude supporters depart Uftring Chevrolet in Washington, IL, for the trip to Memphis, where they enjoy dinner, explore Beale Street, tour the Hospital and visit with patients and doctors, before returning to Peoria.  Special thanks to our generous sponsors Uftring Chevrolet, Gary Uftring, and Joe Knapp!

Since its 2012 inception, the St. Jude Drive has raised more than $650,000 to further the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  In 2017, the St. Jude Drive raised $175,000 with 51 Corvettes involved and will continue to earn more funds for the kids!

We are excited to announce the addition of our first satellite Drive in 2018…Effingham to Memphis!  This group will be led by our friends at Mid America Motorworks in Effingham, IL.

Mark your calendars for the 7th Annual St. Jude Drive – Thursday, May 17 – Friday, May 18, 2018!  Registration is NOW OPEN.

Our Mission

To support the mission of ALSAC and to provide funds, raised through an annual Corvette drive, to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.  These funds are to be used for the continued research and care of children with cancer and other life threatening diseases.

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