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We Geared Up to Fight MS & Look What Happened

By Penny Baldwin-French on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 @ 01:16 PM


our zawadee-sponsored bike team - spokes & folks - geared up "big time" to fight multiple sclerosis

Riding 150 kilometers in extremely hot temperatures (but hey, they weren't complaining) our Spokes & Folks members (27 of them) raised an astounding $14,000 to help fight MS.  It's no wonder they won the Best Team Spirit award - coveted by the 133 teams in the MS Gear Ride.

Our oldest rider is 67 and our youngest (2 of them) are 10! Despite the heat, everyone displayed amazingly cheerful and cooperative spirits.  Just two flat tyres and one "wonky knee" according to Captain Robert's damage report.

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Spokes and Folks Ride to End Multiple Sclerosis

By Mustafa Salemwalla on Fri, Jul 17, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Zawadee - Bring Africa Home is pleased as punch to sponsor The Spokes and Folks Bike Team in this admirable pursuit.

And we also want to do a little bragging while we're at it.

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This Young Man Is A Shining Example: How An 11 Year Old Helped In The Fight Against Multiple Sclerosis

By Penny Baldwin-French on Mon, Aug 18, 2014 @ 09:10 PM

"Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon"
(Paul Brandt).

photo credit: ~Brenda-Starr~ via photopin cc

Zawadee - Bring Africa Home sponsored the Spokes & Folks Team in the recent London to Grand Bend "Gear Up to End MS" ride.  Doing so was a life-enriching experience for our entire Zawadee family.

Topics: Fund Raising
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The Fight Against Multiple Sclerosis - How 1,710 Cyclists Raised 1.34 Million Dollars in One Weekend

By Penny Baldwin-French on Thu, Aug 07, 2014 @ 10:22 AM

The Fight Against Multiple Sclerosis – How 1,710 cyclists raised 1.34 million dollars in 1 weekend!

It seems unbelievable but it is indeed true. 

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Zawadee Gears Up to Help End Multiple Sclerosis

By Penny Baldwin-French on Wed, Jul 16, 2014 @ 05:27 PM


Zawadee - Bring Africa Home sponsors Spokes and Folks Team

An astounding 1,714 cyclists on 143 teams will come together on July 26th-27th, 2014 to take part in a ride that will make a difference - Gear Up to End MS - Grand Bend to London, Ontario and back - 150 km. Proceeds raised fund both world-class research and innovative programs and services across Canada. 

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More than $20,000 for Moving Forward’s Next Step Program!

By Penny Baldwin-French on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 @ 10:49 AM

It was an evening of music and movement at Moving Forward’s Moroccan Nights Gala last Friday night as hundreds gathered to celebrate and honor Marie Fiorellino Di Poce, founder of ETA Vaughan Women’s Shelter & Outreach Centre.  

Zawadee - Bring Africa Home was pleased to participate in this worthwhile event.

We spent an enjoyable evening talking to gala participants about our artwork, jewelry, sculpture and home decor.  Our lovely handcrafted African wildlife and Hand Beaded Maasai Table Decor were highly popular! Our Maasai Table Decor benefits both street children and women in need of employment through the Arusha Street Children Project.  

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