The St. Jude Peoria to Memphis Corvette Drive was founded in 2012 by Michael McCoy after he was approached by Corvette enthusiasts to start a “Corvette Drive” from Peoria, IL, to Memphis, TN. Every year, Corvette drivers and St. Jude supporters depart Uftring Chevrolet in Washington, IL, for the 465-mile trek to Memphis, where they enjoy a group dinner, tour the hospital and visit with patients and doctors, and then return to Peoria. There are no expenses, thanks to our generous sponsors Gary Uftring, Joe Knapp, and Uftring Chevrolet!
Since its 2012 inception, the St. Jude Drive has raised more than $300,000 to further the livesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In 2015, the St. Jude Drive raised $120,000 with 40 Corvettes involved and will continue to earn more funds for the kids of St. Jude!
Mark your calendars for the 5th Annual St. Jude Drive – Thursday, May 12 – Friday, May 13, 2016!