The Rivian electric truck continues to be nearly impossible to find. Purchasers from coast to coast are growing frustrated from long delivery waits. But one creative nonprofit has solved the problem – for at least one lucky driver.
The group is giving away a Rivian R1T Launch Edition as part of their annual raffle to fight climate change. You get the Rivian keys immediately. No waiting. Not in the market for a Rivian? You could chose a custom-build Tesla instead.
Rivian has been in the news lately as the first electric truck to hit the road. They’re challenging Tesla in the EV market and reimagining what electric vehicles are capable of. Named Motor Trend’s 2022 Truck of the Year, the Rivian R1T gets rave reviews for speed, power, and adventure-ready design. It launches to 60 mph in three seconds, has 835 horsepower and 908 pound-feet of torque, and a driving range of 314 miles. This truck is ready for any adventure.
But only about 5000 R1Ts have been delivered with over 71,000 pre-orders. If you order one today you might not see it till 2024! That’s where Chesapeake Climate Action Network Action Fund (CCAN Action Fund) comes in. You now have a chance to get the keys to one in September, all while supporting a nonprofit fighting climate change.
The winner will have the choice between the Rivian or their favorite Tesla model with all the bells and whistles up to a price of $135,990 instead. Imagine a Model S Plaid with maximum features for speed, luxury, long-range battery, and the latest EV technology inside and out.
This is the fourth year in a row that CCAN Action Fund has raffled a Tesla. But it’s the first year they’ve added a Rivian truck to the mix. As an added bonus, they pay all state and federal taxes for you, bringing the total prize package to over $190,000!
CCAN Action Fund went out and bought a launch-edition Rivian R1T. The truck is safely stored on a farm in Virginia in mint condition. No other Rivan raffle or sweepstakes out there puts you behind the wheel immediately.
Tickets are limited, so the odds of winning the Rivian or Tesla are truly stunning. All raffle proceeds support the CCAN Action Fund team as they advocate for clean energy and transportation.
The best part: the raffle drawing is almost here! Your $200 donation could have you driving a new electric car before the end of summer! And anyone can win. Last year’s raffle winner was a nurse from a small town in Kansas. When they called Lonnie to tell him he won, he was actually out administering vaccines to fight Covid-19. Needless to say, his day was made.
You could be this year’s lucky winner! Your raffle ticket not only gives you the chance to win, it makes you a champion for climate action. CCAN Action Fund has been called “the best regional climate organization in the world” by the legendary writer and climate activist Bill McKibben. They fight for clean energy policies – including electric vehicle advancement – at the state and regional level, and on Capitol Hill.
With gas prices hitting record highs, the raffle and their clean transportation advocacy work couldn’t be more timely. The raffle winner can say goodbye to $5-per-gallon gas forever. And every ticket helps them advocate for legislation in Washington – now under debate – to offer serious tax credits for EV purchases while building charging stations nationwide. This summer may be our last chance to really fight global warming at the federal level for a very long time. Your ticket powers that work.
The raffle is almost over, with the drawing on September 9th. They’re selling just 5,500 tickets – and right now, less than 3,000 have been sold. So your chances of winning are incredibly good with one ticket purchase. Even better if you buy multiple tickets.
CCAN Action Fund’s goal, as a climate advocacy group, is to get you and everyone else behind the wheel of an electric vehicle. Cars, trucks and other forms of transportation account for nearly 30 percent of America’s climate pollution. Rivian and Tesla vehicles are made for the planet. Whether you’re going on an outdoor adventure or cruising city streets, when you sit behind the wheel of an electric vehicle, you’re helping preserve the natural world for generations to come (and avoiding high gas prices!).
It’s never been clearer — the time to start driving a Rivian or Tesla is NOW. CCAN Action Fund is uniquely positioned to help lead our nation toward a low-carbon economy, but we can’t do it without you. Make this your year to join the Tesla or Rivian community of drivers and leave a lasting impact on climate change. Purchase a ticket today and enjoy the payoff for years (and generations) to come!
Raffle will close at 9pm ET on Friday, September 9, 2022, and the winner will be announced at 9:15pm ET the same day. You must be 18 years old and a resident of the United States to purchase a raffle ticket. Click HERE for all the legal details.
This article is supported by CCAN Action Fund; written by: Mike Tidwell
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