Challenge yourself – cycle 240 km from Malacca to Singapore over 2 days for a charitable cause.
Raise funds to:
- provide monthly food rations to 330 needy households registered with Sunlove Neighbourhood Link, an outreach of registered charity, Sunlove Abode for Intellectually Infirmed.
- provide monthly breakfast package to 100 primary school children living in the above households.
The aim: to raise $320,000.00
100% funds raised will be used for the above & Sunlove will be custodian of funds.
Households live in 1-2 rental rooms; have no sources of income; elderly with no children; whose children are not supporting them; single parents; suffer from medical and intellectual infirmities; and require financial help to cover rental, conservancy, electricity and basic food expenses.
The above rations are distributed monthly at Chai Chee, Hougang and Marsiling.
21 August 2015 – Depart for Malacca via coach
22 August 2015 – Cycle Malacca to Batu Pahat
23 August 2015 – Cycle from Batu Pahat to Singapore
Each participant has to raise minimum of $600.00 [in 2014, participants raised an average of $1000.00; total funds raised in 2014 is approximately $340,000.00 supporting 330 households, an increase of 25% over 2013, and the introduction of breakfast].
Each participant must pay organisation cost ranging from $280 to $350 for expenses related to the Ride. The organising committee consists entirely of volunteers and receive no renumeration.
Cycling Route & Other Details:
Maximum of 150 cyclists supported by at least 40 support crew. Fund Raisers are also welcome.
Cycling route: trunk roads that are scenic, affording non-interrupted of distances ranging from 2-10kms and having mix of flat roads and slopes.
It is not a race; providing opportunity to cyclist wishing to go fast with pacers who will guide at an average of 30-35km/h, the event is also aimed at amateur and recreational cyclist with our sweepers traveling at about 18km/h.
Participation is subject to acceptance of Rules and Regulations and raising of funds specified above.
For more information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bike-Aid (Singapore) reserves the right to reject applicants for Ride for Rations 2015.
Contribution: “Education is the greatest engine of personal development. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor….that the child of a farm worker can become the president of a nation.”
Wondering if you can help in the above through your passion for cycling? Wonder no more.
Prudential Charity Ride is being organised to support the set up of a learning corner in Chai Chee for Sunlove Abode for Intellectually Infirmed Ltd, a registered charity & IPC.
This learning corner aims to provide school-going children and youths, at no cost to them,
- with a conducive learning environment for school going children/youth, which is missing in many of the 1-2 room flats they stay in, where the homes are either cluttered, poorly lit or poorly ventilated.
- enhance and uplift of the skills/knowledge/values of the above group through the provision of skills/knowledge by relevant organisations.
All participating cyclists are required to pay a registration fee of $50/-. This will cover the provision of 1 event jersey, insurance, drinks and light refreshments at the end of the ride. Any savings will be channelled towards the set up of the learning corner.
In addition to registration fees, cyclists are invited to make a personal contribution that will go towards the above cause.
Charity Ride Details:
June 21st 2015
Flag off: 7.30am from Orchid Country Club, Yishun
End at: Orchid Country Club.
To Register: visit http://goo.gl/forms/eKj15smBv2
Supported by Prudence (Prudential Managers’ Association)