Posts Tagged 'charity'

Village Idiots raise $22,354.00 for the American Diabetes Association

Sunday, April 12, the VI’s participated in the Tour de Cure which raises money and awareness for the American Diabetes Association. VICC Team members raised 22,354.00! We had a great ride and of course, our traditional #EpicAfterParty! Race Team sponsor Dr. Mark Lewis from HealthSource was on hand helping stretch out those tired legs after the ride!

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Village Idiots Donate to Team Tony Cancer Foundation

This year the Village Idiots Cycling Club is again pleased to donate to the Team Tony Cancer Foundation. Thanks to our sponsors and dues paying club members we were able to present Tony with a check for $1750! We are pleased that as a club we are able to give back to such a great charity that benefits our local community. If you’d like to learn more about Team Tony, or make a donation, please check out their website at ...

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VI’s participate in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Village Idiots Cycling Club, participated in a group #icebucketchallange for ALS. Funds went to support one of our own, a local cyclist suffering from ALS. We raised over $1700.

The Village Idiots call out Sarasota Cycling Club, Sarasota Manatee Cycling Club and the F-BOMS Cycling Group.

If you would like to support a specific person directly instead of an organization, please support Lynne Grainger’s Fight with #ALS by reading her story and donating to her specifically at http://www.gofundme.com/6z78z8

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Village Idiots help out accident victim.

Sam Thayer, 13, was riding his blue Diamond Back Edgewood mountain bike south on the edge of southbound Lockwood Ridge Road in Sarasota about 10 a.m. Thursday May 21st. According to reports, the right front of a SUV struck Samuel’s bicycle and threw him to the pavement. Samuel was airlifted to All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg with serious injuries. After the accident, his bicycle was overturned on a strip of grass separating Lockwood Ridge from the sidewalk. Both tires ...

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VICC Donates Water Bottles to Parkinson’s Cycling Program

The Village Idiots Cycling Club has donated water bottles to a group of patients suffering from mild to medium Parkinson’s Disease symptoms. They are participating in a unique “Pedaling with Parkinson’s” class jointly held by the Neural Challenge Foundation and the Sarasota YMCA. The Parkinson’s patients are in a stationary cycling demonstration program to improve Parkinson’s symptoms and quality of life.

Check out the video of the program:

 

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Village Idiots Cycling Club 2013 Donations

The Village Idiots Cycling Club is pleased to announce that we are donating $1,000 to the Team Tony Foundation and $1,000 to American Diabetes Association out of the funds raised by our 2013 membership fees and sponsor fees. One of our goals in creating the cycling club was to give back to the local Sarasota and Manatee local communities. We are very thankful to all the members of the VICC as well as our awesome sponsors, RND Automation, ...

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VI’s Raise over $18K for the American Diabetes Association via Tour de Cure Team!

Team Village Idiots is pleased to announce that we have raised over $18,000 for the American Diabetes Association, via our fundraising efforts for the SW Florida Tour de Cure! 40 or so members will be participating in the 100 mile charity ride on April 7th, 2013, held in Lakewood Ranch. If you’d like to donate, or ride with the Village Idiots, click on this link: http://tour.diabetes.org/goto/villageidiots.

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