Cycling for Children with Disabilities

Malta's first ever Race Across America (RAAM) Cycling Team is biking across the US to raise money for children with complex needs and disabilities

San Miguel Primary Education Resource Community May 6, 2016 at 3:08 pm
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The Race Across America (RAAM), which spans 3000 miles, climbs 175,000 feet, and crosses 12 states, is widely considered the toughest endurance cycle race in the world, and for the first time, Malta has its own team 😉 What would inspire four (usually) sane men to undertake such a challenge for charity?

Story Time at the School of San Miguel, Pembroke, Malta

The memory of a dearly departed friend, Daniel Krantz, who was lost to us at the incredibly young age of 23 from Muscular Dystrophy. This June, Patrick Schaerrer, Ross Cumming, Stephan Schaerrer and Douglas Percival are taking up the (RAAM) bike challenge in Danny’s memory, cycling coast to coast, across the USA to raise funds for other children facing disabilities. We hope that you will join us in supporting this amazing challenge that they have set for themselves, and help them reach their goal of raising Eur 50’000.00 to get the beautiful children at Malta’s San Miguel Center a custom conversion full-sized Handicap Van to take them on excursions.

In Memory of Daniel Krantz

The school of San Miguel provides services to over 80 full and part time students with a range of needs from profound and multiple learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders and a range of other disabilities and disorders. After visiting the school several times, and speaking to the Director of the program, the need for a Van with a lifter was highlighted as the single most pressing need for the children in order to facilitate pickups, transfers, and the exciting excursions that bring so much sunshine into the children’s life. Since the Malta RAAM team is being sponsored by Integrated Packaging Systems, 100% of funds raised here will be donated to San Miguel. So let’s do this together and make it happen 🙂

Full-size Custom Conversion Handicapped Van with Lifter

Ps: Every donation is welcome and every amount helps. If the amount you wish to donate does not correspond with the ‘reward levels,’ please don’t worry. You can simply change the amount manually when pledging your support. Thank you again!

We would appreciate it if you used the donation options on this fundraising page. However, should you prefer to donate via bank transfer, please use the following details:

Beneficiary Name:  Maria Schaerrer Busuttil

IBAN No:                 MT25 MMEB 4433 6000 0000 3321 7357 002

Account No:           033-217357-002

SWIFT Code:          MMEBMTMT

Reference:              RAAM Donation for San Miguel

Bank’s Address:   HSBC Bank Malta plc, 32, Merchants Street, Valletta VLT 1173 MALTA

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