Labor Day event by Chery Auto raises funds for PPE donations

MANILA: While staying at home, 320 e-riders on their stationary bikes raised some P180,000 as Chery Auto Philippines gave five pesos for every kilometer traveled by participants of the Labor Day Ride-On event last May 1.

The riders logged a total of 24,215.68 kilometers in the social media promo – good for some 900 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be donated to frontliners in the fight against COVID-19. Chery Auto will additionally donate 300 sets of lab gowns to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center, Ospital ng Malabon, Tondo Medical Hospital, and Valenzuela Hospital. Each PPE item costs around P300.

Meanwhile, the first PPE batch (consisting of 300 lab gowns) was produced by Chery Auto Philippines/United Asia Auto Group, Inc. (UAAGI) employees’ CARE Cooperative beneficiaries of sewing machines.

The single longest ride for the event logged a total of 412.2 kilometers after 17.5 hours of riding. Participants had to post their proofs of mileage on Facebook or on various cycling apps like Garmin, Zwift, Strava, Bkool with the hashtag #CheryAutoPHRideOn2020 before noon of May 2. Posts included the date of the ride, and had to be strictly indoors only.

Three special awardees were recognized: Ken Sarabia as longest male distance spinner, Jermyn Prado as longest female distance spinner, and Rene Alumbro as the first to reach 100 kilometers. They were given products from event sponsor My Daily Collagen. In addition, My Daily Collagen products were raffled off to 10 lucky participants with a minimum distance of 50 kilometers.

The current Chery Auto Philippine lineup is composed of the entry-level subcompact Tiggo 2, the subcompact Tiggo 5X, the compact turbocharged Tiggo 7, and the top-of-the-line midsize seven-seater turbocharged Tiggo 8. Prices range from P695,000 for the Tiggo 2 to P1.28 million for the Tiggo 8, with zero down payment and low monthly promos available.

All Chery models come with an industry-leading 10-year/one million-kilometer engine warranty, a five-year general warranty, and a free full preventive maintenance service (PMS) for 3 years. For more information, follow Chery Auto Philippines on social media: Chery Auto Philippines (Facebook) and @cheryautophilippines (Instagram) for more updates. The 24/7 Chery Auto Philippines hotline is (0917) 552-4379; e-mail chery@uaagi.com.

Source: 2020, May 5. Labor Day event by Chery Auto raises funds for PPE donations. Retrieved from Zigwheels.ph. Authored by Kap Maceda Aguila.

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