Volkswagen to donate proceeds of auctioned IPL Edition Vento and memorabilia of IPL stars to World Wide Fund for Nature - India
Mumbai: With curtains to soon come down on another year of a very successful association with IPL, Europe’s leading automobile manufacturer, Volkswagen would once again be donating proceeds from the online auction of the IPL Edition Vento to World Wide Fund for Nature - India (WWF - India). However this year the Brand has further extended its support towards the conservation organization by exclusively putting up for auction the cricketing possessions of IPL stars like Lasith Malinga, Virender Sehwag and Chris Gayle at an event held here in Pune.
The proceeds from this auction will also be donated to WWF - India. Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Neeraj Garg, Member of Board and Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars said, “Keeping in line with our Think Blue. campaign we have been contributing to WWF - India for the last two IPL seasons. It is our privilege to provide support towards preserving our nature.”
The auctioned IPL Edition Vento carrying the signatures of all the team captains on its bonnet has been on display at stadiums throughout the IPL season.