$35,212.55Funds Raised so Far
To our valued Sydney 2 CAMberra Community,
In the interest of public health and safety, and in accordance with State and Federal Government measures to control the spread of COVID-19, Sydney 2 CAMberra have made the difficult decision to cancel our Gear Handout Event on Sunday 29th March 2020 and postpone the 2020 Sydney 2 CAMberra Ride, originally scheduled to be held on 17th-18th April 2020. All training rides will also be cancelled effective imediately until further notice.
It is our aim to reschedule our Ride for later in the year and we hope to confirm this as soon as possible once availability is secured with all relevant stakeholders.
We understand and empathise that many of you will be disappointed with this news, as we all are collectively, and especially so close to the event. But in the interests of the health and wellbeing of our Sydney 2 CAMberra family we have had to make this decision.
Please note that your entry and current donation tally will remain intact. We understand that fundraising in this economic climate will be difficult and we will continue to evaluate this over the coming months – but we want everyone to have something to look forward to once this health situation settles and we can all hopefully re-gather for our 2020 Event.
We will of course continue to monitor the situation in the weeks ahead and we will endeavour to keep everyone up to date with any new information as it becomes available.
In the meantime, stay safe and take care of one another as we all navigate these unprecedented times.
Your Sydney 2 CAMberra Board and Committee
The Sydney 2 CAMberra Charity Ride was created after a young Sydney couple lost their son Cameron through stillbirth.
The tragic event heavily impacted their life and touched many of their family members and friends, here is their story.
In recognition of Cameron, the Ride aims to raise significant funds, awareness and support of families affected by stillbirth and SIDS.
All funds raised by riders will be donated to The Stillbirth Foundation Australia, Red Nose (formerly SIDS & Kids) and other reputable charities to help support those in need.
Our 2020 Sydney2CAMberra ride will follow a similar route to previous years. A King of the Mountains competition will also be included in the 2020 event over 2 days for those looking for an extra challenge!
While we have had to postpone our 2020 event for now you can still support Sydney 2 CAMberra in 2020 by making a donation.
Sydney 2 CAMberra is proud to have Erin Molan, Journalist and Presenter, as our Ambassador.
Erin Molan has been a sports reporter and presenter for Nine since 2012, currently reading the Friday and Saturday sport bulletins on Nine News Sydney. A regular on radio in Sydney and Brisbane, she became the first female full-time member of 2GB’s Continuous Call team in 2016 when she joined radio heavyweight Ray Hadley. Molan is a proud ambassador for a number of charities and also spends time mentoring and engaging with young women.
Becoming a new Mum recently herself, Erin feels a strong connection to the Sydney 2 CAMberra cause and is proud to support the great work the Organisation does in raising funds for the Stillbirth Foundation and Red Nose Australia. She is passionate about helping others and feels this cause is not only vitally important, but one also very close to her heart.
We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Craig Alexander OAM, as our newest Ambassador.
Craig is a 5-time World Triathlon Champion and 10-time Australian Triathlon Champion.
Husband to Neri, and Father to 3 children: Lucy, Austin and Lani – Craig is first and foremost a family man and is passionate about helping others.
He is proud to support the great work the Sydney 2 CAMberra Organisation does in raising funds for the Stillbirth Foundation and Red Nose Australia.
We welcome Craig as our newest Ambassador and thank him for his time and support as we collaborate on an exciting 2019 for Sydney 2 CAMberra.
Sydney 2 CAMberra is delighted to have the support of Senator Kristina Keneally.
“I am a proud advocate of the Sydney 2 CAMberra Ride and the incredible work they do to support families who have been touched by stillbirth, infant and child loss”.
It is a subject very close to her heart. After the devastating loss of her daughter Caroline to Stillbirth in 1999, Senator Keneally understands the intense grief and loss many parents and families experience through such personal tragedy.
In her first speech to the Australian Parliament in 2018, Senator Keneally highlighted the very real issue we have in Australia – the rate of stillbirths has not shifted for two decades: 2,200 babies are stillborn every year, 6 every day – and her own daughter Caroline, was one of them. She delivered a very heartfelt message: “Our daughter Caroline never drew breath, but she changed me forever. She enlarged my understanding of love and loss, and she taught me to survive. She made me brave, almost fearless.”
In March 2018, Senator Keneally was instrumental in having the Senate Select Committee Enquiry on Stillbirth Research and Education established.
Below are the brave and heart felt testimonials of some of our Sydney2CAMberra families. They share their experiences of Stillbirth and SIDS as well as their involvement with the Sydney2CAMberra rides. If you would like to share your story with us, we would love the hear from you.
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