Thanks to our sponsors!

You might think MINIs On Top is just about a gazillion small, quirky cars and their even quirkier owners getting together to kibitz and burn up dinosaur juice on the wonderfully twisty roads of New Hampshire around a very large pile of granite. But you’d be wrong. Yes, it’s those things, but it’s also about giving back, even just a little bit. From very early on in the history of MINIs On Top we’ve been donating to deserving charities with the help of the folks who attend. Through the sale of raffle tickets, personal donations, and now auctioning off the title of MINIs On Top Royalty, we raise considerable money. This year — and for the 4th year in a row — we’re honored to be making a donation to the Make-a-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire, a fantastic organization that helps make the dreams of children with life-threatening medical conditions come true. We’re also donating 6.288% of the proceeds (in honor of the height of Mt. Washington) to the Mt. Washington Observatory to help support their world-renowned climate research.

While I’m sure we could just pass around a bucket that says “for a couple of good causes” and collect a substantial donation for these organizations, it’s always more fun if giving gets you a little in return, too. Once again, we’re proud to have individuals and companies supporting these causes through their generous contributions to the raffle. This list will likely change as last-minute donations come in, but here’s what we’ve got so far:


Bill Connors Original Ian Cull Auto Up Window Circuit; moon roof sun shades; Cooper S lighted door sills
Shannon Glaser Corbeau 4-Point Racing Harness
Sarah Curtis Red MINI Wordmark short-sleeved t-shirt
Bob and Lori Cahill
  • MINI Picnic Basket – everything you need for a picnic from the back of your MINI, including plates, cups, utensils, a blanket, football, and a bottle of fine Rhode Island wine
  • MINI Beachside Bundle – Kids Kooper Inflatable boat, Greasy’s Garage aluminum water bottles, a beach ball, and more!
Nancy Kanner Red & black booty bag
Pete Basiliere 3 (!) Mt. Washington Observatory Family Memberships
The TROLL Boxed cookbook set


Attitash & Wildcat A pair of winter lift tickets and a pair of summer prize tickets
Whalen Shift Machine Certificate for one shift knob – standard, custom or MOT design
Bavarian Autosport Four (!) $50 Gift Certificates 20% off any Cooper Dog Car Mat
Greasy’s Garage Engine code reader & two buckets full of wash & wax
Water Wheel Restaurant, Jefferson, NH $25 Gift Certificate Collection of Badges

MINI Dealerships

MINI of Warwick Blue Child MINI pedal car, Beach towel & water bottle combo, Collapsible MINI bucket w/ car care products
MINI Moncton 10 MINI snow globes, and a MINI watch

2 comments to Thanks to our sponsors!

  • Annie Mullen


    My husband and I participated in the 2011 Minis on Top and I so enjoyed the POTATO SALAD that was served at dinner and I would love to have the recipe. Is there a chance of getting from the caterer????? It had a horseradish mayo base and had pea pods in it and it was delicious. Thanks!


  • Dave

    Would like to thank Jim McDowell of MINI USA, all the individual sponsors for this years event, and a special thanks to those responsible for the organizational/prep work making this such a great time for everyone.

    It was my first year attending on behalf of Inskip MINI of Warwick, and we had a wonderful time there.

    Thanks again, and see you next year!