Car Show Benefits Family of Alexis Murphy - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

Car Show Benefits Family of Alexis Murphy

Posted: Updated:
The event raised more than $2,500. The event raised more than $2,500.

Auto clubs from across central Virginia cruised into Nelson County Saturday to raise money for the family of missing 17-year-old Alexis Murphy.

The Street Elements Auto Club hosted a benefit cruise in at the Ebony and Ivory Field in Roseland to help Murphy's family. Cars and bikes of all kinds sported pink ribbons as a sign of support. Alexis' relatives say car shows have always been one of the family's hobbies.

"I think it's just a nice way for all of us to get together, spend a beautiful Saturday - Alexis is never far from my thoughts. This is a nice way for us to kind of relax. This is something that we enjoy doing on a regular weekend," Alexis' great-aunt Trina Murphy said.

The event also featured food for donations, a bake sale and music. Supporters sold Alexis Murphy t-shirts.

All proceeds benefit Murphy's immediate family. The event raised more than $2,500. A surprise auction brought in an additional $2,000.

  • Sign Up for Email Alerts

    Sign up to receive NBC29 news and weather updates in your inbox daily.

    * denotes required fields

    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVIR. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.