King Power Thai Power is continuously making contribution for the communities together with Kao Kon La Kao Foundation marathon. With the latest Kao Kon La Kao – North Series, King Power collaborates with Northern clay artisan – Arromdin – to create hand-made pop art sculpture of Toon – อาทิวราห์ คงมาลัย. Only 7 pieces of sculpture are crafted and decorated with Toon’s signature to raise the fund for 7 hospitals in the north which are in need of medical tools and equipment through auction via Facebook.
The race of “Kao” auction kickstarted on 18 December and will run unitl 8 p.m. of 31 January 2020 with a starting bid at 999 Baht and a fixed bid increment of 1,000 Baht.
Attatep Samaktanyakit – Arromdin Co., Ltd’s Managing Director said, “As an alliance of King Power Group, the company has been supported by King Power in terms of production and marketing raising the profile of Thai clay figurines in the world market. Arromdin is proud to be a part of an attempt to drive help driving Toon to reach his goal by delivering his crafted sculpture for Kao Kon La Kao – North Series. We’ve combined our fortes in this craft by fusing Arromdin’s signature humourous and fun clay work with Toon’s prominent character especially his eyes and smile. This Toon figurine represents the unity of Thai people.
Handmade Toon clay figurine wears the attire of the northern hill tribe and the index finger is pointed up to symbolise the sign of Kao Kon La Kao project. Only 7 pieces available, each is 11 inches tall and comes in 7 different colours; red, yellow, pink, green, orange, blue and purple displaying a different hospital name at the base.
1. Umphang Hospital – Red
2. Samoeng Hospital – Yellow
3. Uttaradit Hospital – Pink
4. Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital – Green
5. Wiang Kaen Hospital – Orange
6. Srisangwan Hospital – Blue
7. Thongsaengkhan Hospital – Purple
Kao Kon La Kao – North Series is already over with King Power Group gathered the volunteer staff members of King Power Chiang Mai to join in the run. There were also several activity booths including photo booth at บริเวณสนามกีฬาสมโภชเชียงใหม่ 700 ปี in Chiang Mai during 19-22 December 2020.
The fund raised to help 7 community hospitals from the marathon is totaled at 24,060,983 Baht (as of 23 December 2019)