The South Coast Challenge

In a world of recessions, depressions and financial stressors out of anyone’s control, unfortunately, hospitals aren’t immune to budget cuts.  Pushys Director, Shane Wolki, has joined forces with C3 Cyclists and the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, and has embarked on his annual pilgrimage of riding from Canberra to Sydney to raise vital funds for Fairfield, Cooma and Bega District hospitals.

The Humpty Dumpty Foundation is a truly deserving charity, so visit their website for more information on how you can help make a difference or donate at a later time

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Pushys Director, Shane Wolki, getting ready to start another long day’s ride

Each of these hospitals have identified a vital piece of technology they need to continue the life saving work of their paediatric wards, and the cycling team is committed to help deliver the funds for that equipment.  With a goal of $40,000, these funds will go towards buying patient monitors, a resuscitation trainer, and paediatric syringe pumps that are essential for the particularly delicate care of sick infants. 

Some of the life saving equipment the team is raising funds for on the ride

Riding over 650 kilometres in four days, the team will be stopping in at all these hospitals to say hello and to help encourage them to push on for this great cause.  The riders intend to arrive in Sydney on March 19. 

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The South Coast Challenge route – over 650km of riding over four days

Any donations to the cause would be greatly appreciated, with 100% of the proceeds going straight to the hospitals, as the riders have donated their own time and money required for their journey.  The team is currently $13,000 short of their goal, and every dollar counts, so any donations to either Shane directly, or to the C3 cyclists, would make an incredible difference in the lives of many children and their families.  Additionally, beyond this particular fundraising challenge, the Humpty Dumpty Foundation is a truly deserving charity, so visit their website for more information on how you can help make a difference or donate at a later time.

From everyone at the team at Pushys,

Thank you.

 

About Tim_Davis@Pushys

I'm a Science Graduate and Medical student at the University of Queensland, specialising in anatomy and physiology. More importantly, I'm all for any type of riding; road, mountain, dirt jumping, I love it all! Let me know if there is anything you want to know about nutrition and health, and I'll do my best to help you out!

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