Life Rosepark Hospital In 2013 at a Life Healthcare marketing conference the Life Suikerbosrand Hospital from Heidelberg and the Life Queenstown Private Hospital from Queenstown included their involvement with the 1965 Ride Cycling for Education in their presentations to the audience. We at Life Rosepark Hospital instantly recognised that not only does the cycling team of the 1965Ride spend four days on-route through our beautiful province, but they are also changing the quality of education for less fortunate children.
In 2014, Life Rosepark Hospital came on-board as the “halfway-sponsor” of The 1965 Ride Cycling for Education. We’ve joined the Ride’s cycling team a few times on their route through our province and the Ride is a set date on our calendar.
Aristotle said “educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” It is heart-warming to know that we can be part of such an great initiative, building lifetime partnerships and most importantly it is the sense of knowing that through our donations we are making a difference in the education pathway of young minds – one pedal at a time.
We salute the 1965 Ride team and we wish you a successful and safe pedalling journey!
Marketing and Communications Manager: Life Rosepark- and Life Pasteur Hospital
57 Gustav Crecsent, Fichardtpark, Bloemfontein, 9300
Tel: 051 505 5407
Cell: 082 873 2650
Fax: 086 730 1907
We are so grateful to our wonderful sponsors of the 1965Ride Cycle Tour for Education. Many, many people and companies have donated money, time, goods and services.
- Alderson Ambulance
- Barker Insurance Brokers
- BDO South Africa
- Broadacres SuperSpar
- Chanelle Houston & Associates
- Carolyn Gould
- DAWN Group
- Dekon Projects
- DJA Aviation Insurance
- Edwards LifeSciences
- Fresenius Kabi SA
- GM Chevrolet
- Hollard Insurance
- Imperial GM
- Life Hospital Queenstown
- Life Hospital Rose Park Bloemfontein
- Life Hospital Suikerbosrand
- Magna Business Consultants
- MEC Global
- M&F Giuricich Construction
- Pete & Lorna Enslin
- Pillen Family
- SASCO Scales
- Sirocco Strategy Management
- Tableau Software
- Tuesday Consulting
- Workshop Electronics
Here is an easy way to support Education
In about 40 days a contingent of cyclists will be heading to Queenstown. This is an annual event and in 6 years the 1965Ride has raised about R4 million for bursaries at Queenstown Education Foundation schools.
The 1965Ride Committee would love to raise much more than this but it needs your help!
This is a relatively easy way of raising money. The way to do this is to activate your network. Please put the 1965Ride on your website, inform your community and put the 1965Ride Committee in touch with anyone who believes in transforming education and is a position to do so. Companies need BBBEE points. The 1965Ride through the Foundation which manages all the money raised is able to issue Tax Redemption Certificates in terms of section 18a of the Tax Act.
The way this all works is that the Sponsors, and the cyclists they sponsor, nominate which school, or the Queenstown Education Foundation (QEF), who should benefit from this sponsorship. This money is banked directly into the bank account of the Education Endowment Foundation npc (EEF). This Foundation is managed by an independent Board. The Founding Documents of this Foundation predicate that funds raised in this way will flow via bursaries to the schools nominated. Money nominated for the QEF is the most flexible as this money can be deployed to any QEF school.
The 1965Ride Committee has requested that these bursaries be adjudicated by the QEF Bursary Committee because this Committee has representatives of all the schools on it and are in the perfect position to ensure that fairness and consistency of quality is applied. The QEF Bursary Committee makes its recommendations to the EEF Board who will have earlier indicated to all concerned what monies are available and for which schools. It is very unlikely that the EEF Board will veto the recommendations of the QEF Bursary Committee and if this does happen it will no doubt give very clear reasons for doing so
When you engage your community please make sure that they understand that no amount is too small and obviously no amount is too big. The more the merrier. Every cent counts.
Please let us know if there is anything we can do to assist.
The 1965Ride Committee.
If you’d like to sponsor the 1965Ride, please call Tony Frost on 083 325 0922 or email him on firstname.lastname@example.org for a discussion on how you can be involved.