Cars for Smiles Barcelona – April 30, 2022

Cars for Smiles Barcelona, ​​​​on Saturday, April 30, 2022, more than 200 people gathered around sports vehicles from legendary brands at the Barcelona Catalunya circuit.

The event, which was held for the sixth year in Barcelona (after 2 years without an event due to the pandemic), once again we brought together 50 teenagers and as many drivers with their super cars, owners of legendary brands such as Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, McLaren, Jaguar, Maserati, Lotus or Porsche. They were joined by family members, volunteers and directors of sponsoring and collaborating companies.

The purpose of this project is to create enthusiasm and smiles for young people who suffer from serious or chronic illnesses, as well as to provide support to their families and the people who are dedicated to their care. In addition to providing them with a unique and motivating experience, the money raised through the donations made by the drivers (owners of the vehicles) will be destined 100% to projects or improvements in the hospital facilities in which these young people are undergoing their treatments.

The day began at 9:30 a.m. with the presentation of the Cars for Smiles project and a breakfast in the Ball Room of the Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona Hotel, with an opening act where we had the magician Adan Xou and the VIPs and professional pilots Andy Soucek and (former F1 Driver) Pedro de la Rosa. The caravan of, little over 50 vehicles, left the Hilton Diagonal Mar in Barcelona. From 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., several rounds of filming and experiences aboard the supercars took place at the Barcelona Catalunya F1 Circuit, with the participation of young people as co-drivers. The event continued with a lunch within the Paddock on the same circuit, and closed in the afternoon with a farewell cocktail at the Hilton Diagonal Mar Hotel.

The hospitals and foundations that collaborated with this edition of C4S in Barcelona were: Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Fundación Johan Cruyff and Fundación Anima.

In each edition Cars for Smiles supports a project of the hospitals or foundations who collaborate with C4S with the registration of the co-drivers. This year the collection of 7,500 euros will go to the Superbox project of the Anima Foundation.

Superbox, are boxes made of a resistant material that cover the serum bags with the medication that hospitalized children receive. You can put illustrations, photos, motivational messages, etc.

It is being implemented in the Vall d’Hebron Hospital in the pediatric building, in the Parc Taulí Hospital in Sabadell and through this economic boost, the foundation will take the Superbox to public hospitals, such as the Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital in Badalona, the General Hospital of Granollers, etc.

Cars for Smiles has generated a positive impact in the cities of Barcelona and Madrid since its inception. Apart from the event, it has been able to raise more than 40,000 euros giving support to more than 8 entities.

In the Cars for Smiles Barcelona 2022 edition, institutions such as the Hotel Hilton Diagonal Mar, Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya, McLaren Barcelona, Enjoy Cars Luxury Car Rental, CM Import, T&T Gestión Patrimonial, Aramark, Avidalia, JM joined the contribution. Automotive, Stinger Spain, Audio-Equip, Royal Detail Luxury Car Detailing, Integra Cars, Masa i Masa Seguros, Aston Martin Owners Club Spain, Porsche Club Spain, CCO (Classic Car Owners) Madrid.




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