March 27, 2015
Another blessing arrived at Velokhaya Life Cycling Academy in March, with 30 brand new Mountain and BMX bikes donated to the academy by Evolution Holdings CEO, Marc Ackermann.
This awesome gesture transpired after the recent Cape Town Cycle Tour pre-race dinner hosted at the Ackerman-Berman house by the YPO ‘Young Presidents’ Organisation’ and WPO ‘World Presidents’ Organisation’ Cape Town chapters for their members.
An additional R20 000 (on top of the donated bikes) was raised from the proceeds of the Pick n Pay hospitality costs of the YPO and WPO members with a further R20000 being matched by Wayne Hughes, Managing Director of Titan Digital.
The recent donations have truly brought immense assistance in the facilitation of our programmes and daily operations. For this reason we have been able to enrol more kids to have the opportunity to participate in the sport of cycling.
We are therefore humbled by all the incredible donors that share our vision of seeing marginalised kids become greater than their circumstances, on and off the bike.