Fueling the Future fundraiser to assist Summit County nonprofits via 12-hour bike journey

The Fueling the Future fundraiser will happen on Sunday, Sept. 11 and can assist gasoline the way forward for Summit County alongside different nonprofit organizations. The 12-hour journey will happen from 6 a.m. to round 6 p.m. and a celebratory potluck is scheduled to observe.
Tyler Zipperer/Courtesy picture

Tyler Zipperer from Biked Items and a coach of the Workforce Summit cross-country mountain bike group has organized the Fueling the Future fundraiser — a 12-hour bike journey with a purpose to assist “gasoline the longer term” of Summit County alongside different nonprofit organizations. 

The nonprofit organizations that can profit from the 12-hour fundraising occasion embrace Workforce Summit, Go4Graham and Good Bellies. 

Go4Graham prides itself on shredding the stigma surrounding psychological well being and selling psychological wellness via bodily exercise, connection and training. Good Bellies is a group of Summit group members who work to supply kids with a dependable supply of nutritious meals. 

The 12-hour journey will happen on Sunday, Sept. 11 at Carter Park in Breckenridge and can final from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. The occasion is open to everybody and there are a number of methods with a purpose to take part or contribute to the trigger. 

The primary solution to take part within the fundraising occasion is to donate to Fueling the Future. Donations are accepted on the day of the occasion at Carter Park by way of QR codes or on the occasion’s fundraising web page housed on BikedGoods.co.

One may also take part in all or a part of the 12-hour bike journey alongside Zipperer and make donations alongside the journey. Zipperer has mapped out a number of routes round Carter Park with prompt donation quantities for members to finish on Sept. 11. To join the 12-hour journey prematurely go to BikedGoods.co.

The final solution to contribute to the fundraiser is to donate to the Good Bellies meals drive which is able to happen from 10 a.m. to three p.m. at Carter Park. All of the meals donated will go to assist the nonprofit’s snack and backpack program that helps feed over 600 college students all through Summit County. 

On the conclusion of the occasion a potluck dinner and post-ride celebration will happen from 6:30 p.m. to round 7 p.m. with a purpose to rejoice the completion of the multi-hour journey.

Past offering meals on the conclusion of the occasion, the fundraising occasion may also provide Biked Items samples from 10 a.m. to three p.m. and a yoga session from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Carter Park. A donation of $2 for the Biked Good samples and $10 for the yoga session is usually recommended. 

Carter Park is positioned at 300 South Excessive St. in Breckenridge.


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