Auctioned 1932 Studebaker Raises $79,000 for Smile Train

Scottsdale, Arizona — Paul and Shirley Hill knew their 1932 Studebaker Dictator was special — they had restored and upgraded it multiple times since 1951, including a new Chevrolet Corvette Drive Train in 2010 — and they wanted to make it create even more smiles. After a 61 year relationship with the car, and 58 years of a happy marriage, the Hills decided to part ways with their dream car and donate the proceeds to Smile Train.

Yesterday, at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction and broadcast on the Speed Network, the Studebaker was sold for $79,000, all of which is being donated to Smile Train, where it will provide hundreds of desperate children with new lives. Our deepest thanks the Hills for this remarkable and generous donation.

Paul and Shirley Hill Auctioned Their 1932 Studebaker Dictator for Smile Train

3 thoughts on “Auctioned 1932 Studebaker Raises $79,000 for Smile Train

  1. Hey Duncan,
    Thanks!What a beautiful story about this incredibly generous couple from America!If only the world has more of such kind people,cleft children across the universe would have hope and a better future.Keep up the great work.


  2. As a mother of a child with a cleft lip and palate I know how much this means to both the children and their families. What a wonderful gift Paul and Shirley have given to others.

    Thank you.

  3. As a Partner Hospital with Smile Train it gives me a great JOY to know the immense generosity and concern of Paul and Shirley to all the beneficiaries of Smile Train across the globe. Thank you very much.

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