Support Grant on yet another mammoth fundraising event, riding around the South Island in February 2021
The Central South Island Charity Bike Ride began in 2005 with just 56 riders. It has grown more and more each year, reaching 190 riders in 2014. Over $2 Million dollars has been dispersed to South Canterbury organisations since 2005. Riders cycling from Timaru to Tekapo, Tekapo to Kurow, Kurow to Timaru, covering 365 km, through some of the most beautiful scenery in the central South Island.
There are designated charities each year, and this year the Graeme Dingle Foundation Canterbury (GDF) is one of the eight charities for 2021. Each rider is expected to raise a minimum of $500.
Kiwi can (5-12 year olds)
1300 attend life skills and values programmes teaching integrity, resilience, respect, and positive relationships.
Supports a successful transition into secondary school. Building strong relationships, leadership skills and a sense of community.
Project K (14 – 15 year olds)
Project K supports students to achieve their potential with a fourteen month intensive experiential and mentoring programme.
By helping our young people build resilience, self-belief and life skills, the Foundation’s programmes empower them to succeed and overcome life’s obstacles.