Unioil Powers Elmer’s Run in Providing Free Rides to Frontliners
Manila, Philippines (May 8, 2020) – The COVID 19 pandemic has not only affected the health of thousands of Filipinos but it has also taken a toll on our mobility and economy. Thousands of livelihoods have been drastically affected – one of which being public transportation.
Our PUV drivers, in particular, are temporarily out of work as public transportation is still suspended in major parts of Luzon. The limitations brought about by the Enhanced Community Quarantine on public transportation have made accessibility a challenge for our frontliners. Because of their predicament, Jeepney Kings and Elmer Francisco started its humanitarian transport project called, “Elmer’s Run” which gives our frontliners free rides to and from their places of work. The drivers, aptly called, “Tsuperheroes”, are also given a means of livelihood. Through this project, our TsuperHeroes ensure that our frontliners safely get to their destinations as they operate for 24 hours.
Unioil is proudly taking part in this initiative by being the official fuel partner of the Elmer’s Run project. Through this partnership, all Unioil retail stations will provide free Euro 5 fuels to all vehicles used to transport our frontliners. This is Unioil’s way of giving back to the community through sustainable and eco-friendly ways.
The road to recovery may be long, but together, we can pave the way for a healthier tomorrow!