September 6, 2017 Letter to riders

Dear Riders,

If they say the first million is the hardest, then we are very pleased to report that Wheels of Love 2017 has now raised almost $1,000,000! With sponsorships coming in every day, we are hopeful that not only will this be the best Wheels of Love ride ever, but also a fundraising record breaker on behalf of the children of ALYN Hospital!

One of the features of our new website is the Leaderboard. Here is where we list – with great distinction – the 30 Wheels of Love riders who have raised the most funds for the children of ALYN. The list is constantly changing as more and more of you obtain sponsorships from family and friends.

The top three fund-raisers are deserving of special recognition and will be duly honored in front of all their fellow riders at our Gala dinner in Jerusalem on the final night of the ride.  But all riders who raise above certain amounts by the time the ride starts will receive special gifts as a token of our appreciation.  All riders who raise at least $5,000 will receive customized ALYN apparel. Riders who raise at least  $25,000 receive free registration for next year’s ride. All the details are available on our website under Fundraising Incentives.

Please note that our new policy states that Riders who have not yet reached the minimum required sponsorships by check-in for the Ride, will need to present a credit card before the start. We will not charge your credit card at this time.  Riders will still have until February 15, 2018 to finish their fundraising. (You can, of course, make a tax-deductible contribution yourself to finish out your fundraising. Many riders do so). If a rider has not reached the minimum required, their credit card will be charged for the remainder after February 15.

With Rosh Hashanah approaching, this is the prime season for fund-raising. So please ask your friends and family, send those emails, and make your best efforts for the children of ALYN.  We at ALYN would never settle for doing the minimum necessary to provide you with a  terrific Ride.  Please don’t settle for raising the minimum on behalf of these incredible and deserving children.

We look forward to seeing you in the Fall.

Best Regards,

Chaim Wizman and the WOL Staff

Sep 19 2017

Taking Stock

It’s relatively easy to do small kindnesses that don’t require much in terms of our time and resources.  But how many people are prepared to dedicate significant personal resources and much (if not most) of their vacation time purely for the sake of others?

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Sep 14 2017

On to the Next Million

On September 13 at around 10:00 Israeli time, we crossed the million dollar mark in fundraising!  This is the earliest that the ride has ever hit this milestone and we have YOU to thank. 

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Sep 06 2017

Approaching $1,000,000

If they say the first million is the hardest, then we are very pleased to report that Wheels of Love 2017 has now raised almost $1,000,000!  With sponsorships coming in every day, we are hopeful that not only will this be the best Wheels of Love ride ever, but also a fundraising record breaker on behalf of the children of ALYN Hospital!

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