SAMPLE LETTER INVITING SOMEONE TO CYCLE
48 HOUR RIDE FOR WISHES!
Gilles-Villeneuve Circuit, Jean-Drapeau Park
Friday to Sunday, September 18 to 20, 2009
Ride for wishes!
Please join me and a group of over 300 riders who are bicycle fans or just enjoy the gift of
life. We’ll be riding in teams of 6 to help fulfill the wishes of children who are struggling
with a life-threatening illness to create hope, strength and joy.
Fifty teams of six cyclists each will ride on the Gilles-Villeneuve Circuit for the Make-a-Wish
Quebec Foundation during forty-eight hours (an average of four hours per cyclist per day).
THIS IS NOT A RACE, but an opportunity to personally go one step further for children who
aren’t as privileged as we are!
Start: Friday, September 18, at noon
Finish: Sunday, September 20, at 1pm
Fundraising goal: $600 per rider $3,600 per team or $8,000 per team whose goal is to
grant a child’s wish
Food and drinks: Supplied
Location: Gilles-Villeneuve Circuit, Jean-Drapeau Park (safe, well-lit and protected track, ,
flat circuit, delightful setting)
Lodging: shelter in the paddocks, tents and sleeping bags permitted, showers on-site
Rule: Always a minimum of one cyclist per team on the track
Can I count on you to come out and ride with me?
For detailed information please visit: www.makeawish.ca/48
I’m looking forward to hearing from you!