Hi , my name is Joe and I am the Volunteer Manager at FDC.
I am a Kiwi that has lived in Cambodia for around 4 &1/2 years now.
I see first hand daily the children that attend our school and know a fair bit about their backgrounds. They come not only from a life of poverty but can also suffer daily exposure to sexual, physical and mental abuse, neglect, malnourishment and generally a seemingly hopeless outlook for their future.
We at FDC can provide the opportunity for them to improve their lives by way of free education and other support projects
The Charity Bike ride for 2019 gives me the opportunity to continue to support the Khmer people by helping to keep the doors open at FDC.
I am looking forward to the challenge of riding 650km along with the training beforehand partly to prove to myself that “I still have it” and also to dispel any rumours that I don’t. Having just celebrated my big Six O it’s important to not sit on your bum watching the days go by (unless you are watching the All Blacks beat everyone!).
I will be dedicating this ride to a great mate of mine in NZ that sadly passed away earlier this year. Johnny was an avid mountain bike rider who I know will be following me closely and giving me stick if I don't pull finger!
This one's for you mate.
|Moira Hill||11/05/18||$38.00||Joe McBride donation bike ride January 2019|
|Joanne Lee||18/05/18||$38.00||Good luck Joe 🙏🚴♀️🚴♀️|
|Anonymous||24/05/18||$150.00||Good Luck Joe!|
|Beth & Erica La Rocca||24/05/18||$100.00||Best Of Luck|
|Cassley Wang||24/05/18||$66.00||Joe Bike Ride|
|Anonymous||31/05/18||$76.00||Good Luck Joe, if I can do it anyone can!|
|Rob Clifford||01/06/18||$8.00||Good on you legend!|
|Sarah Thompson||01/06/18||$27.00||Good on you Joe!|
|Ken and Karen||01/06/18||$67.00||Go hard Joe. Don't forget to place something soft on your seat.|
|Rob and Sally Walsh||01/06/18||$40.00||Good on you Joe , a great cause|
|David Hollis||02/06/18||$134.00||A great cause Joe, I know it will all go well, 👍😎|
|Sally Pointon||05/06/18||$77.00||Old Blokes RULE! Good on you Joe...|
|Mark Nicholas Addingtonn||07/06/18||$153.00|
|Nicole & Jean||07/06/18||$417.00||Best of luck mate :) hope you make it past the first 1km!|
|Monica Addington||07/06/18||$79.00||Best of luck, Joe. Great effort.|
|David Addington||08/06/18||$152.00||Big effort Joe. Well done.|
|Glenda Ward||11/06/18||$38.00||Best of Luck Joe xx|
|Deirdre Trow||13/06/18||$76.00||Go well Joe; do Devonport proud!|
|Lyndon Family||21/06/18||$370.00||Sensational effort Joe, good on you!!|
|Vivien Hasler||21/06/18||$74.00||Go Joes!|
|Glen||25/06/18||$100.00||Paint Your Wagon, Joe!|
|Tinamarie||25/06/18||$100.00||Pedal party! You go, Joe!|
|Rhonwen Dewar||01/07/18||$39.00||Awesome cause Joe - looking forward to tracking the ride.|
|Peter & Marg Culligan||06/07/18||$74.00||Well done Joe, enjoy the ride!|
|Jody Ches||11/07/18||$111.00||Go Unky Joe, Love Hanna|
|Jesse McBride||19/07/18||$39.00||What a guy! Proud of you unc|
|Kevin & Che Tangney||19/07/18||$74.00||What a drastic way to lose weight!!! Do Rosmini proud and|
|if anyone can a Kiwi can. Go hard.|
|Catherine Addington||26/07/18||$371.00||Go Joe - best of luck - drink lots of water!!!!!|
|Jo Davis||13/08/18||$38.00||Awesome work you are doing Joe X|
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