A group of big hearted daredevils Sikh bikers Gang ride 12000 kilometers for a noble cause, raising more than 60,000 dollars for a cancer charity.
Twenty four members of the Sikh Motorcycle Club rolled into Surrey,Canada, two weeks after departing for their journey to raise awareness about the deadly diseases.
Members rode a total 12,000 kilometers on 13 bikes per day around 1200 kilometers through British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario & Quebec before reaching Montreal.
More than 70 individuals and groups made contribution to support their initiative raising total 61,194 dollars for the cancer society. The money will go towards the organisation’s efforts to fund research, prevention initiatives and assist those fighting Cancer.
During thier journey biker met community members and appeared on local television and radio stations to share their experiences.
“Every city they went to the Sikh Community, the Non- Sikh Communities, everyone was cooperative of them”, club founder Harjinder Singh Thind was quoted as saying by CTV News.
“We thought about those kids that are in need that need that money and so that gave us energy and we kept fighting through it”, said rider Charnjit Dhadda.
The ride was in partnership with the Canadian Cancer Foundation, and the funds will be used for research and prevention for paediatric cancers and also children currently undergoing cancer treatments.
“The main purpose of the club was to build a bridge between the mainstream community and us – that the Sikh next door living here is one of us. And so we were able to make that a success “, Thind said.
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