Mark your social calendars! Vancouver has a new gala in support of The Ride to Conquer Cancer with all proceeds to be donated to BC Cancer Foundation.
The Dilawri Group of Companies (Dilawri), Canada’s largest automotive group recently announced that the inaugural Ride & Drive Gala will take place on Thursday, June 22, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Audi Downtown Vancouver – 1788 W. 2nd. The Ride & Drive Gala, brought to you by both Dilawri and the Lotus Cycling Club, has been created to raise awareness and donations for the BC Cancer Foundation. 100 per cent of the proceeds raised, including ticket sales, donations, and auction items from the Ride & Drive Gala will be donated to the BC Cancer Foundation. Ride & Drive Gala tickets are $40, and can be purchased online.
“Dilawri Group of Companies is committed to supporting the communities that we work in,” said Ajay Dilawri, President at Dilawri Group of Companies. “The Ride & Drive Gala will be an elegant and fun event that will raise significant funds for the BC Cancer Foundation. We want to help in finding solutions for cancer patients across the province.”
For its third consecutive year, Dilawri is the National Vehicle Sponsor for The Ride to Conquer Cancer, which is a 2-day, 250 KM bike ride in an effort to support the BC Cancer Foundation. Dilawri and Lotus Cycling Club are committed to improving the lives of communities they operate in through year-round commitments. With mutual goals, the two organizations partnered together to create the Ride & Drive Gala. Funds raised from the Gala and the Ride to Conquer Cancer will directly support leading cancer clinicians, scientists, and researchers whose search for new discoveries and improved patient outcomes will have a real impact in communities throughout the province, across Canada, and around the world.
About BC Cancer Foundation
BC Cancer Foundation is the bridge that connects philanthropic support and research breakthroughs in cancer knowledge. As the fundraising partner of the BC Cancer Agency and the largest charitable funder of cancer research in this province, they enable donors to make contributions to leading-edge research that has a direct impact on improvements to cancer care for patients in British Columbia.
About Lotus Cycling Club
Lotus Cycling Club is an inclusive, Vancouver-based, road biking club catering to riders of all demographics. This year, marks the third year of the growing cycling club. Their new clubhouse is at the Wesbrook Community Centre.
About Dilawri Group of Companies
Dilawri Group of Companies is not only a leader in the automotive industry; it is also a leader in the communities it serves, having established The Dilawri Foundation in 2002. The Dilawri Foundation has contributed tens of millions of dollars throughout Canada supporting a variety of charitable causes.