The nonprofit organization Tread Lightly! held its 2nd Annual Tread Lightly! Charity Auction on eBay June 1 -11 with more than 175 products donated from companies across the country.
The Featured Auction item was this custom-built 2007 Jeep Wrangler from BDS Suspension. This JK came equipped with a BDS 6 ½” Long Arm 4-Link suspension system, a Warn Power Plant Dual Force HP winch, 37” Mickey Thompson MTZ tires and 18” Classic II wheels. The winning bidder was Matthew Nester of Roscommon, Michigan. “We’re happy to support the crucial efforts of Tread Lightly!. We are pleased to make such a significant contribution and look forward to participating in next year’s auction,” said BDS President Steve Olmstead.
All proceeds will go to address urgent recreation issues on public off-road trails and recreation sites.
“There has never been a more important time to give back to the outdoors,” said Tread Lightly!’s executive director Lori McCullough. “In order to protect recreation access in these dynamic times, we have to act immediately to implement special communications, education, and restoration programs now. This auction will make that possible.”
Tread Lightly!, Inc. is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to proactively protect recreation access and opportunities in the outdoors through education and stewardship initiatives. Tread Lightly! is the nation’s signature ethics message for outdoor enthusiasts that use motorized vehicles. The organization also offers unique training and restoration programs strategically designed to instill an ethic of responsibility in a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts and the industries that serve them.