Friends of Refugees Trail held its first and very successful bike-a-thon fundraiser at the end of May. Lloyd Joyce says the support and commitment from the riders was over the top, they raised approximately $4700. “We reach our goals and then some,” said Joyce. “We had ten riders doing two different courses and they all accomplished their pledges. I myself was so surprised and overwhelmed by the response from the community,” Joyce said. “The Trail community has a kind heart … each and every pledge will help to provide and new life and future for a refugee family.” For more information, visit the group’s website, Father Bart van Roijen was one of the ten riders from Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. (Submitted photo)

Cycling for Friends of Refugees Trail

The group’s first bike-a-thon raised approximately $4,700 for the cause.

The group’s first bike-a-thon raised approximately $4,700 for the cause.

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