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Effective Personal Fundraising

I’m so thankful and excited that you have chosen to ride in this year’s Lake2Lake. Many of you have chosen to raise funds for Wellspring as part of your ride and I wanted to encourage you in your fundraising efforts.

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Cycling With The Brakes On

Ericka Taylor rode in our 2012 Lake2Lake and had a fantastic first day. Day 2 however was a different story. Listen to Ericka share about her experience of riding on day 2 and how it relates to Rwandan students trying

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I Heartily Recommend It

Mountain biking in Rwanda

Mathias Fellenz heard about the Lake2Lake Ride for Rwanda after taking up road cycling in 2010. He wasn’t sure he could do a 220km ride over two days but the idea intrigued him. One ride and he was hooked—he would heartily

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2012 Survey Responses

We are really excited for the 4th edition of the Lake2Lake. We received Rider Survey responses from 35 riders and Volunteer Survey responses from 10 volunteers. As we’ve planned the 2013 Lake2Lake we’ve taken many of your suggestions, comments and feedback

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We made the news in Cherryville!

The Cherryvillan - Nov 2012

Angelia Harvey sent us a copy of November’s The Cherryvillan, Cherryville’s Community News, with a story on the Lake2Lake and the ‘team’ from Cherryville.

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3rd Edition Another Success!

Richard & crew along Shuswap Lake on Day 2, 2012.

Our 3rd annual Lake2Lake Ride for Rwanda was September 29+30, 2012. Over 70 riders hopped on their bikes and rode 220 kms, raising over $60,000, to help Wellspring impact education in Rwanda. It was another huge success from our perspective.

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Poggs Keen To Pedal For Rwandan Kids

Dave & Deb Poggemoeller holding the 2012 Lake2Lake Ride For Rwanda BAnner

The “Poggs” – Deb and Dave Poggemoeller – have become cyclists as a result of their passion to see children in Rwanda receive a quality education. Dave and Deb first heard about Wellspring in the spring of 2008. A friend,

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InspirED to ride

Ed Lfiton with Wellspring Executive Director Richard Taylor just after finishing the inaugural Lake2Lake Ride for Rwanda

Ed Lifton was self-employed in the food business. Not really concerned about being involved in the community. Doing what he needed to do to keep his head above water. Then someone encouraged him to ride in The Wellspring Foundation’s inaugural

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