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Pogačar & Plume workforce as much as increase €550,000 for Youngsters Affected by Turkey/Syria Earthquake

In a heartwarming present of solidarity and dedication, Tadej Pogačar and his fiancé and fellow skilled bicycle owner Urska Zigart have been humbled to affix forces with Plume® because it just lately accomplished its third annual #PlumeStrong Biking Problem, an exhilarating five-day trip by means of the difficult mountain passes of Switzerland and France. What makes this achievement actually outstanding is not only the breathtaking landscapes the cyclists conquered however the staggering €550,000 they raised for a noble trigger. The funds raised will assist construct a faculty in one of many areas most affected by the devastating earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria in February 2023.

Tadej Pogačar, Fahri Diner, Mike Fries &amp Urška Žigart

Tadej Pogačar: “Within the hectic world {of professional} biking it’s necessary for me to search out time to offer again to younger individuals who have skilled an excessive amount of struggling of their lives,” stated Tadej Pogačar. “I used to be honored to trip once more alongside Plume’s staff and its companions to advertise such a worthy trigger. I’m delighted that we exceeded the fundraising expectations and may contribute to creating an enormous distinction to households rebuilding their lives.”

Observe the chief

PlumeStrong: From Pandemic Well being Initiative to Social Duty Powerhouse
Based in 2020 as an initiative to advertise bodily and psychological well-being amongst Plume’s staff through the world COVID-19 pandemic, #PlumeStrong has developed into the cornerstone of Plume’s company social accountability program. Final yr’s #PlumeStrong Biking Problem noticed 50 riders masking 675 kilometers by means of the Swiss Alps, elevating €250,000 to supply protected areas, generally known as Inclusive Studying Hubs, for refugee kids in Ukraine and Moldova by means of the non-profit group Avenue Baby.

Tadej Pogačar joins the peloton

Surpassing Expectations: €550,000 for Earthquake Reduction
This yr, Plume pushed the boundaries additional. Companions, together with Liberty International and Sagemcom, joined fingers with Plume on this noble endeavor. The cyclists collectively coated an astonishing 19,090 kilometers, a distance practically midway world wide. They conquered an elevation achieve of 325,017 meters, equal to climbing Mt. Everest 36 instances. The saddle time clocked in at 849 hours and 57 minutes, which is akin to using for 35 days, 9 hours, and 57 minutes.

The warmth is on

Constructing Hope and Resilience: A College for Affected Youngsters
All of the funds raised throughout this outstanding biking problem shall be devoted to offering important instructional assist to kids affected by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria. With greater than double the quantity raised in comparison with final yr’s occasion, #PlumeStrong is dedicated to constructing a faculty in one of the crucial severely impacted areas, providing these kids an opportunity to rebuild their lives by means of schooling.

All riders groupshot with Tadej Pogačar

Tadej Pogačar Joins the Trigger
Including star energy to this noble trigger was none apart from Tadej Pogačar, a two-time Tour de France winner and the reigning No.1 ranked bicycle owner on the earth by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). His presence and contributions amplified the influence of #PlumeStrong Biking Problem 2023.

Plume’s Founder & CEO, Fahri Diner

The Visionary Minds Behind #PlumeStrong
Fahri Diner, Founder & CEO of Plume, expressed his elation, stating, “Following the resounding success of #PSCC22, we set a purpose to double the funds we raised—I’m thrilled by the collective dedication proven by our riders, Plume staff, and companions, together with skilled bicycle owner Tadej Pogačar, who’ve come collectively to exceed our purpose. By way of their efforts, and by rebuilding a faculty, we are able to present entry to protected schooling and assist communities rebuild following the devastating Turkey-Syria earthquake.”

A Outstanding Partnership
Plume’s collaboration with Avenue Baby, Liberty International, Sagemcom, and different companions has been the cornerstone of this endeavor. Mike Fries, CEO & Vice Chairman of Liberty International, expressed his enthusiasm, saying, “PlumeStrong is admittedly aligned with what issues to us, which helps nice organizations which can be altering the world—particularly for youngsters. We’re thrilled to be a part of it.”


Save the Date for #PSCC24
The journey doesn’t finish right here. The PlumeStrong Biking Problem 2024 (#PSCC24) is already on the horizon, scheduled to happen from September 2 by means of September 6, 2024.

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