12 - 16 June 2020
Surrey to Leeds bike ride
Are you looking to challenge yourself in 2020? Join our CEO, Sam Monaghan on our brand new Ride MHA event. Enjoy this five day 375 mile bike ride through areas of outstanding natural beauty, including the picturesque Cotswolds and stunning Peak District National Park.
You’ll start at very our first care home, Ryelands in Surrey and visit MHA’s connected, caring and supportive homes and community groups along the route. And cross the finish line for a celebration event at our retirement living community Moor Allerton, in the historic city of Leeds.
From the moment you sign up you will be fully supported by our dedicated fundraising team including regular calls, fundraising ideas and training tips.
Minimum sponsorship: £3,000
Your entry includes:
Fully supported cycling event including support vehicle
Group transfers on arrival and departure
Overnight accommodation along the route (four nights)
Training and fundraising advice
MHA events team supporting you along the way
MHA branded cycling vests, water bottles and merchandise
Celebratory finishers event
Framed certificate for all finishers
By fundraising for Best For Ages, you are helping to connect older people in communities that care. Every penny of your donation will go further to reduce loneliness and isolation across the UK as well as funding award-winning music therapy in our dementia care homes. To learn more about our life-enhancing work, please visit the Your Impact page.
£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.
£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person.
£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.
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