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Old 04-12-2017, 06:45 PM   #1
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Riding to fight Kids Cancer

Well, most of you know me by the guy that hands out Radio codes for free
and this summer I will taking part in this awesome event.

In June I'll be parking the 986 and cranking a few miles towards the
Great Canadian Cycle Challenge, 'Riding to fight Kids Cancer'.
A few years ago my niece (5yrs old) was diagnosed with Leukemia and underwent
3 years of treatments and luckily is cancer free at the moment. Events such
as this put a whole new outlook on life and no kids should have to suffer through
what should be the happiest part of their lives.

Its a great cause and I just want to assist in spreading the word of this
great event. Check out the site and help the cause... its 100% legit and in support
of the Sick Kids Foundation.
If you do donate to the cause, sponsor someone you know that is participating
or of course myself
Cheers,
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https://greatcyclechallenge.ca/Riders/HeikoVoss
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Old 06-25-2020, 03:51 AM   #2
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By the way the 2020 Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids cancer which normally occurs in June was moved to August. I am signed up again this year for this great cause, and if anyone wishes to make a small donation it would be greatly appreciated (directly to the sick kids foundation with official tax receipt and all)
Thanks in advance to all those that have supported me through this in the past and again this year.
Happy Boxstering :-)
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Old 06-25-2020, 08:58 AM   #3
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I just donated, Heiko! Thanks to you for your efforts for such a great cause!
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Yes, thank you, as a blood cancer survivor, I feel it is a worthy cause.
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you guys are awesome - thank you so much for the support :-)
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Just kicked in.

Thanks for my radio code!!
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Just kicked in.

Thanks for my radio code!!
Thank you very much
That's awesome
Have a great weekend
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Congrats, Heiko on reaching your $500 goal!

Just out of curiosity, why is this year's goal so much lower than the amounts raised in previous years?
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Congrats, Heiko on reaching your $500 goal!

Just out of curiosity, why is this year's goal so much lower than the amounts raised in previous years?
Well I set my sights a little lower this year on the total amount of miles to ride because of my screwed up knee. Biking seems to be ok as long as I don't push it. I figured I'd start out with a goal of $500 (lots of people don't have extra money with COVID-19 and all) but since we already got there now (thanks to all those that pitched in ) I've raised the bar to $1000 now.... The miles don't count until the 1st of August and then run right through to August 31st so I have some time :-)
I figure its a great cause and since my 5yr old niece went through this about 6 or 7 years ago when she was diagnosed with Leukemia (she won her battle after almost 3yrs) it was so sad to see all the young kids that go through this every day it near broke my heart. The sick kids foundation does so much for the kids, so I figure it was time to help give back a little
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Well I set my sights a little lower this year on the total amount of miles to ride because of my screwed up knee. Biking seems to be ok as long as I don't push it. I figured I'd start out with a goal of $500 (lots of people don't have extra money with COVID-19 and all) but since we already got there now (thanks to all those that pitched in ) I've raised the bar to $1000 now.... The miles don't count until the 1st of August and then run right through to August 31st so I have some time :-)
I figure its a great cause and since my 5yr old niece went through this about 6 or 7 years ago when she was diagnosed with Leukemia (she won her battle after almost 3yrs) it was so sad to see all the young kids that go through this every day it near broke my heart. The sick kids foundation does so much for the kids, so I figure it was time to help give back a little
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Sorry to hear about your knee and it breaks my heart as well whenever I hear about any child battling cancer. Sounds like the Sick Kids Foundation is a great organization. It's so awesome of you to fundraise for them. Glad to hear your niece doing better. Here's hoping it never comes back!

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