Bike Ride For The Orphans

In 2006, John Robinson raised $2555.21 for Makiivka AIDS Orphanage with his Bike Ride for the Orphans.

This year, John hits the roads of Europe again, with the goal of raising $12,000 for Makiivka!

John will depart from Ukraine in the beginning of May and ride through September! His route is around 12,000 miles... and his goal for this year is $12,000!
These funds will make an amazing difference in the quality of life for children at Makiivka AIDS Orphanage!


Message from John:

In the summer of 2006, Life2Orphans enabled me to use my bicycle ride across Europe to raise donations for the orphans of Makiivka, in east Ukraine. I'm very happy that we will be coming together to help Makiivka again in our Bike Ride For the Orphans 2008.

The Makiivka orphanage is home to children who, in addition to living without a mother and father, also carry HIV. Perhaps you can imagine what challenges these children face, compounded by living in an underdeveloped nation, where corruption and income inequality make it less likely for poor orphans to receive the compassion and quality medical care that we take for granted.

My 2006 ride crossed eleven countries from Lviv to London. For my next ride I plan to cycle north out of east Ukraine, west to reach Portugal, and then back along the Mediterranean to complete a loop.

I ask and hope that you will give some of the relative abundance in your life to help make the lives of the children of the Makiivka HIV Orphanage easier and happier.

Check on John's Progress, or Email John @ rollingacrosseuropa [a] gmail . com

Make A Bike Ride Pledge!

By Check

Mail to:
Bike Ride For The Orphans
11876 NW Tyler Court
Portland, Oregon 97229

In the check memo field write:
Bike Ride For The Orphans

By PayPal or Credit Card
(amount includes PayPal fees)
Pledge Amount:


Many thanks to all of the contributors to this project!

For more information, contact Monica.
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