A simple bike ride can change a life forever!
Elephant Rock bike ride Fundraiser with Footrprints Adventures
Dear Cycling Friends,
Footprints Adventures, Inc. is a nonprofit adventure travel organization striving to empower active teens and adults with limb differences and limb loss (amputations). Footprints is putting together a team for the 2011 Elephant Rock Cycling Festival as a fundraiser and we want you to join us. Footprints' mission is to promote self-advocacy, personal-reflection and self-confidence among teens and adults with limb difference and limb loss; and to challenge them to set new physical goals through fun and adventurous activities. For the summer of 2011, Footprints has a list of events and conferences that will further the mission of the organization. By joining our team, you will be helping Footprints make the mission become a reality.
First, June 30-July 3 Footprints is sponsoring 4 participants to go to the No Barriers Summit in Winter Park, Colorado. The Summit brings together a powerful community of modern-day pioneers who use outdoor experiences, education, and assistive technologies that promote innovation and create transformative life experiences for people living with challenges. For more information on No Barriers, visit http://www.nobarriersusa.org/. Accommodations in Winter Park have been donated, which is helping tremendously with the budget of the trip. However, the remaining cost for this first venture will be $1,400.
Second, August 6-12, 2011 marks the date for Footprints’ Colorado Rock n’ Splash trip; a 7 day excursion for 16-19 year olds with limb differences and limb loss. The cost for this trip is $800 per person which includes activities, food, and transportation. We have four teens signed up already and have a capacity for ten participants. The Colorado Rock n’ Splash trip will take participants into the Colorado Rockies to whitewater raft, rock climb and experience a high ropes course while camping with their peers who have similar physical challenges. We want to provide these great teens the opportunity to do something they never thought possible and have an experience of a lifetime. The total combined costs of these events for this summer (not including any salaries or overhead costs) will approach $10,000.
Here’s how you can help! Instead of sending in your registration fee for the ride of your choice to Elephant Rock, please download your registration form for this event at http://www.elephantrockride.com/reg.html fill it out and a check made out to Footprints Adventures. Then send it to Footprints Adventures PO Box 1853 Frisco, CO 80443. Make the amount on the check for your entry fee plus $40 to be part of the Footprints team. The additional $40 will be a donation which will help us reach our fundraising goals. We will then submit all the registration forms and money to Elephant Rock at one time as a team. Footprints is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit and all donations are tax deductable. To learn more about Footprints visit our website at www.footprintsadventures.org. Please let us know if you have any questions by calling us at (303) 726-3479 or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you very much for your support and welcome to the Footprints team.
Brian and Brittany Anderson
Cofounders and Co-Executive Directors