Chain Reaction presented the Aftercare Personal Helpers and Mentors Service with a cheque for $2500 on the 8th of May in Ipswich. Ivan Frkovic, Aftercare National Operations Manager received the donation on behalf of the Two Wheels Program which operates in Ipswich.
Two Wheels provides young people who are experiencing stress in their lives with the opportunity to work together to restore bikes and then donate them to families in need. Mayor Paul Pisasale commended the program and its ability to teach young people about team work, building a sense of achievement and providing an environment to build self-esteem and feel valued; all important elements of strong mental health.
Chain Reaction Bike riding group have a history of fundraising and making donations to small programs which help children with health issues. The funds were raised by sponsored bike riders.