• Country: Russia

  • Club: Rotaract Club Moscow Capital

  • District: 2220

  • Number of people involved: 50

  • Number of €€€ involved: 7500

  • Total hours volunteered: 350

Rotaract Club Moscow Charity Bike Ride #helpbycycling was organized by several clubs from Moscow in June 2017.

Goal of the project was to raise funds for purchasing special equipment for the newly constructed Children’s Hospice in Moscow region, Domodedovo.

Project concept: a public event where bikers gathered for a mass ride. The event took place at Sokolniki Park the managing committee of which lent their support in raising funds for the project’s cause. All the participants were split into the groups of 20, which took off in 12 riding sessions. The event was rounded up with the saturated entertainment program for all the visitors and passers-by, which included concert, actors for kids, photo-booth etc. 23 sponsoring companies, 50 volunteering students and Moscow Rotarians signed up for the project. The project raised RUB 52000 and definitely highly raised the awareness about new Children’s Hospice construction and Rotaract.

Organizing club: Rotaract Club Moscow-Vostok, Rotaract Club Moscow-Rossika, Rotaract Club Moscow Capital