Pass it Forward


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Pass it Forward — Benefitting United Way Agencies Across America.

NASHVILLE— Local inventor, Jay Perdue, 55, of Erin, Tenn., is preparing for a 5,000-mile trip across the United States in a green vehicle designed to promote good health, high fuel economy and help raise money for United Way agencies across America. Perdue will begin his cross-country trip August 15 in Knoxville, Iowa., where he will travel to the west coast with other high-mileage vehicles in Rally Green — a race of 10 amateur-built vehicles designed to get over 50 miles per gallon.

Perdue’s car, Tri-hybrid Stealth, gets and estimated 200mpg and still travels over 100 miles per hour. The Stealth runs off electric, diesel and human power produced through pedaling.

Rally Green will end in San Francisco, Cal., on August 21. When it is complete, Perdue will continue his own quest to raise money for United Way agencies.

On Aug. 23, Perdue will leave San Francisco and travel through a number of major cities across the entire continent. His trip will end in Washington, D.C on Sept. 13.

Perdue hopes to join with individual United Way agencies across the 5,000-mile route in his personal campaign called Pass it Forward. Perdue will be collecting donations from bystanders at each stopping point in a large plastic container. When he reaches the next United Way agencies on his route, he will empty the jug and pass the gift forward.

Perdue hopes his charitable cross-country quest will help raise awareness for all United Way agencies. He is encouraging all Americans to make donations to their local United Way agencies. “My wife [Vicki] and I are really active in United Way [of the Greater Clarksville Region]. We felt this trip would be an excellent way to raise money not only for our agency, but for agencies across America.”

If you would like to help Perdue “Pass it Forward,” find your local United Way agency by typing in your zip code at: http://liveunited.org/. To see the scheduled route, click on the map above.

Scheduled Stops:

Sunday, Aug. 15 – United Way of Lincoln & Lancaster County

United Way of Lincoln & Lancaster County
238 South 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 441-7700

http://www.unitedwaylincoln.org/

Monday, Aug. 16 – Manhattan United Way

United Way of Riley County
PO Box 922
Manhattan, KS 66505-0922
(785) 776-3779

http://www.unitedwayrc.org/

Tuesday, Aug. 17 – Pikes Peak United Way

Pikes Peak United Way
518 N. Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
719.632.1543

http://www.ppunitedway.org/

Wednesday, Aug. 18 – United Way of Mesa County

United Way of Mesa County
PO Box 153
Grand Junction, CO
81502-0153 (970) 243-5364

http://www.unitedwaymesacounty.org/

Thursday, Aug. 19 – United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra
811 Ryland Street
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 322-8668

http://www.uwayreno.org/

Friday, Aug. 20 – United Way of Bay Area

United Way of the Bay Area
221 Main Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 808-4300

http://www.uwba.org/

Sunday, Aug. 22 – Northern Santa Barbara County United Way

Northern Santa Barbara County United Way
PO Box 947
Santa Maria, CA 93456-0947
(805) 922-0329

http://www.uwcentralcoast.org/

Monday, Aug. 23 – United Way of Greater Los Angeles

United Way of Greater Los Angeles
1150 S. Olive St., Suite T500
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 808-6220

http://www.unitedwayla.org/

Wednesday, Aug. 25 – Valley of the Sun United Way

Valley of the Sun United Way
PO Box 10748
Phoenix, AZ 85064-0748
(602) 631-4800

http://www.vsuw.org/

Thursday, Aug. 26 – United Way of Northern Arizona

United Way of Northern Arizona
1515 E. Cedar Avenue, Suite D-1
Flagstaff, AZ 86004-1808
(928) 773-9813

http://www.nazunitedway.org/

Friday, Aug. 27 – United Way of Central New Mexico

United Way of Central New Mexico
2340 Alamo SE 2nd Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 247-3671

http://www.uwcnm.org/

Saturday, Aug. 28 – United Way of Amarillo & Canyon

United Way of Amarillo & Canyon
2207 Line Avenue
Amarillo, TX 79106-6718
(806) 376-6359

http://www.unitedwayama.org/

Monday, Aug. 30 – United Way of Central Oklahoma, Inc.

United Way of Central Oklahoma, Inc.
PO Box 837
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-0837
(405) 236-8441

http://www.unitedwayokc.org/

Tuesday, Aug. 31 - United Way of Fort Smith Area, Inc.

United Way of Fort Smith Area, Inc.
PO Box 2300

Fort Smith, AR 72902

(479) 782-1311

http://www.unitedwayfortsmith.org/

Tuesday, Aug. 31 - Heart of Arkansas United Way

Heart of Arkansas United Way
PO Box 3257
Little Rock, AR 72203-3257
(501) 376-4567

http://www.heartaruw.org/

Wednesday, Sept. 1 – United Way of the Mid-South

United Way of the Mid-South
6775 Lenox Center Court
Memphis, TN 38115-4429
(901) 433-4300

http://www.uwmidsouth.org‎

Wednesday, Sept. 1 – United Way of West Tennessee

United Way of West Tennessee
1341 North Highland Avenue
Jackson, TN 38301-4018
(731) 422-1816

http://www.unitedway.tn.org/

Thursday, Sept. 2 – United Way of Dickson County

United Way of Dickson County
719 East College Street
Dickson, TN 37055-2079
(615) 446-5639

Thursday, Sept. 3 – United Way of Clarksville

United Way of Clarksville
1300 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040-3856
(931) 647-4291

www.unitedwayofclarksville.org

Friday, Sept. 3 – United Way of Nashville

United Way of Nashville
250 Venture Circle
Nashville, TN 37228-1696
(615) 255-8501

www.unitedwaynashville.org‎

Wednesday, Sept. 8 – Bowling Green United Way

Bowling Green United Way
1110 College Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101-2619
(270) 843-3205

www.uwsk.org‎

Thursday, Sept. 9 – Metro United Way

Metro United Way, Inc.
PO Box 4488
Louisville, KY 40204-0488
(502) 583-2821

www.metrounitedway.org/

Friday, Sept. 10 – United Way of Greater Cincinnati

United Way of Greater Cincinnati
2035 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202-1415
(513) 762-7100

www.uwgc.org

Saturday, Sept. 11 – United Way of Central Ohio

United Way of Central Ohio
360 South 3rd Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 227-2700

www.liveunitedcentralohio.org‎

Sunday, Sept. 12 – United Way of Allegheny County

United Way of Allegheny County
PO Box 735
Pittsburgh, PA 15230-0735
(412) 261-6010

www.unitedwaypittsburgh.org

Monday, Sept. 13 – United Way The National Capitol

United Way The National Capitol
95 M Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20024-3622
(202) 488-2000

www.unitedwaynca.org‎