Asco Motors supports Frank Hilton Organisation
June 15, 2020
The Fiji Crippled Children’s Society – Suva Branch, has been in operation since the early 1960’s.The Society was developed to provide education and related services to children with disabilities in Fiji. Today, known as the Hilton Organization, they continue to provide services not only to children in Fiji, but to other neighbouring Pacific Islands as well.
Minister for Women, Children & Poverty Alleviation, The Hon. Mereseini Vuniwaqa was present at the event.
The Amazing Wheelbarrow Race is a charity event that raises funds to help children with special needs or who are at a risk of disability. The entry fee for teams taking part was $5000.
The 18 teams that took part in the wheelbarrow race were:
Asco Motors, Bagel Boys, Harcourts, British American Tobacco, Bluescope Lysaght, Bluescope Pacific Steel, Fortech Construction, Telecom Fiji Limited, Habitat for Humanity Fiji, Vodafone Fiji, Fiji TV, Star Printery, Janty Kanvan, Permal Construction, Motibhai Group, Walesi and Oceania Gas and Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation.
It was the third year that Asco Motors participated and won Best Team Spirit Award.
This year, funds raised were in excess of FJD85,000 for the Frank Hilton Organization.
The Amazing wheelbarrow Race is not only a fundraiser for a worthy cause but also an opportunity for team building and corporate philanthropy. It offers a good opportunity for companies to also promote wellness and optimize fitness amongst their staff members.