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/ 05:11 PM September 16, 2020
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Gretchen Ho (L) and Catriona Gray. Image: Instagram/@catriona_gray

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has joined forces with Gretchen Ho to help with the latter’s “Donate a bike, save a job” project amid the lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fifty bicycles were given to Pasig City residents last Sunday, Ho said on Instagram earlier today, Sept. 16. The donation was also made possible with the help of Gray’s boyfriend Sam Milby, Cornerstone Talents, Secret Scents and Medigrade Philippines.

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“May nabigyan na naman tayong 50 ng trabaho!! Sa ngayon 185 bikes na naipapamigay natin. Let’s put more riders on the road,” Ho noted. (We have once again given 50 people jobs! We have donated 185 bikes, as of now.)

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From one SUPERWOMAN to another 🙅🏻‍♀️ Our Miss Universe Catriona Gray (@catriona_gray) together with @samuelmilby, and Cornerstone Talents (@cornerstone @visionerickson), Secret Scents (@secretscentsph) and Medigrade Philippines (@medigradeph) DONATE 50 BICYCLES to PASIG CITY RESIDENTS. Thank you for supporting the #DonateABikeSaveAJob project 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 My @cornerstone family is the BEST ❤️ Salamat sa walang-sawang pagtulong, lalo na sa pandemyang ito! Special mention sa manager kong si @visionerickson na nakuhanan ako kaagad ng pledge for 250 bikes 😭 We did this bike drive last Sunday in the @emcorehealth compound. Thank you Emcore for having us!! Dahil sa inyo napadali at naging mas maayos ang distribution namin 😊 Mighty proud of my team again for being able to work efficiently. May nabigyan na naman tayong 50 ng trabaho!! Sa ngayon 185 bikes na naipapamigay natin. Let’s put more riders on the road 😏 If you want to donate, it’s 3500 pesos per bike. Please email us at [email protected] :) @womaninactionph 📸 Warehouse Photos by Mores Heramis @rezonrun 📸 Bike Giveout Photos by @aubreylavern

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The post came with photos of Ho, Gray and the recipients during the bike drive last Sunday, Sept. 13. It also included a short snippet of the fortunate Pasig residents riding their new bikes, wearing traffic vests and helmets also provided by Ho’s team.

Gray likewise took to Instagram earlier today to call for the public’s support to help donate bikes to others also in need.

“A bike allows Filipinos who depend on public transport, that has since been limited due to the pandemic, to safely travel to their workplace. Or a bike allows Filipinos who have recently lost their jobs to find work,” she said.

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“@gretchenho is leading such an amazing initiative and hopes to fundraise to donate 1,000 bikes by the end of the year! #DonateABikeSaveAJob with us!” she added.

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#DonateABikeSaveAJob 🚲💚 So happy to partner up with @gretchenho for this cause! Together with @samuelmilby, @visionerickson, @secretscentsph and our @cornerstone family we pooled together our resources to donate 50 bikes to the residents of Pasig City. 😊 A bike allows Filipinos who depend on public transport, that has since been limited due to the pandemic, to safely travel to their workplace. Or a bike allows Filipinos who have recently lost their jobs to find work. @gretchenho is leading such an amazing initiative and hopes to fundraise to donate 1,000 bikes by the end of the year! #DonateABikeSaveAJob with us! Simply email [email protected] 📧 and help support Filipino families and save jobs. @womaninactionph

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Ho also gave a special shout out to her manager Erickson Raymundo for having secured her 250 bikes for donation. Those who are willing to help or know someone who deserves a bike can message Ho via [email protected] One bike is worth P3,500.

Through Ho’s initiative, she has already donated several bicycles to those in need, including 18-year-old Kean Ramos who recently went viral for delivering coffee jelly using only his rollerblades.

Angel Locsin and her “Iba ‘Yan” team also recently helped out with Ho’s project, which is in line with the latter’s Woman-in-Action initiative. They were able to provide 30 bikes to displaced stuntmen who lost their jobs due to the pandemic. JB

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