The Inaugural Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive unites
SYDNEY, Sep 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – On Sunday, September 26, 2021, thousands of smart drivers took part in the world’s largest and sleekest vintage automotive event. The first of its kind, The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive’s inaugural event focused on establishing flagship campaigns around the world to raise awareness and capture content within local communities. Based on the premise that all drivers should be behind the wheel of a pre-1980 vehicle and be dressed accordingly, the event has been successfully held in more than 145 cities and 55 countries around the world, connecting 4,000 leads to the causes of prostate cancer and male disease. Mental Health.
The event raised over US $ 200,000 for its charitable partner Movember, which is the world’s leading organization focused solely on men’s health. Funds raised through The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive will be used for prostate cancer research and men’s mental health programs.
The founder of The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive, Mark Hawwa, talks about the inaugural event.
“It was surreal to see The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive so successful in its first year. What we have been able to achieve, with the support of all of our volunteers and participants, is exciting. We exceeded all expectations for our inaugural year, raising more than what The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride did in its first year as a fundraising event. We are proud to be able to bring together classic automobile enthusiasts and to continue to develop our passion for human health and the automobile.
Each ride around the world features a unique selection of cars and drivers, encouraging people to get out on the road to celebrate the life and connection that is made by pre-1980s machines. Dapper style and ride Courteous Drivers perfectly complement classic cars in fundraising and raising awareness about men’s health.
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The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive will be back on Sunday, September 25, 2022. Anyone who would like to participate in or launch their local campaign, please register on www.gentlemansdrive.com.
For more information, contact: Ramsey Sayed | [email protected].
About The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride
The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride brings together classic and vintage-style bikers from around the world to raise funds and raise awareness for prostate cancer research and men’s mental health. The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride was founded in Sydney, Australia, in 2012 by Mark Hawwa. Since then, the event has raised over US $ 31.5 million, connecting the global rider community with their health. Visit www.gentlemansride.com to learn more.
Image 1: Two Dapper Gents driving to DGD Lisbon, 2021
Photograph of The Distinguished Gentleman’s Drive 2021 in Lisbon, Portugal. Photographed by Manuel Portugal Photography.
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Two Dapper Gents driving to DGD Lisbon, 2021