Bondi2Berry 2018 is complete for another year. 80 riders, 155km, 28 volunteers and over $130,000 raised for Dementia Australia. Thank you to everyone who has supported us and contributed to the success of this ride. Shout out to Hattie Morgan 52 Flicks for the awesome video and Arnaud for the drone footage. See you in 2019!
Take a few minutes to have a read of this article in the SMH…a different take on where researchers should target in order to get closer to a breakthrough for a cure. And a good reminder of the risk factors, with a lack of physical activity a high risk factor for dementia.
Dementia prevention starts in middle age: expert
SMH, 8 June 2018
Shout out to Studio 10, chef Jason Roberts, the lovely Natarsha Belling and Ita Buttrose, for talking about Bondi2Berry on the program today. Natarsha and Ita are ambassadors for Dementia Australia and work tirelessly to help raise awareness of dementia. Check the link for the full segment, and Jase’s recipe for the chicken wings!
Thank you to Rebecca Franks from news.com.au for sharing her personal experience of dementia. Rebecca wrote a piece about BondiBerry in 2017 supporting the ride and helping to raise awareness of dementia, the second leading cause of death in Australia.
‘Seeing my mum with Alzheimer’s broke my heart’
Rebecca Franks, news.com.au
Bondi2Berry was the largest community fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Australia NSW in 2017. Thanks for the feature in your year in review.Alzheimer's Australia NSW 2017 YIR (249 downloads)
Thanks to Sarah Berry for the great article featuring the Ride to Remember in the Sydney Morning Herald.SMH article 21 July 2017 (211 downloads)
The Ride to Remember is back in 2017. Following the success of the inaugural ride in 2016, 60 riders will take on the 155km challenge from North Bondi to Berry on the NSW South Coast. The ride will raise awareness of dementia and fundraise over $75,000 for Alzheimer’s Australia NSW to help find a cure for dementia.The Ride to Remember is back in 2017 (218 downloads)
Thanks to Dan and James at the Beast magazine for featuring the Home Instead Bondi2Berry Ride to Remember in the September edition. A great tie into Dementia Awareness Month. Check us out on page 34.
It is our pleasure to announce that the Honourable Tony Abbott MP, former Prime Minister and current Member for Warringah will be joining us on Saturday 10 September for the inaugural Home Instead Bondi2Berry Ride to Remember! Check out the press release below.Bondi2Berry-media-release-Tony-Abbott.pdf (466 downloads)
We are excited to announce GoGet as our latest event partner for the inaugural Home Instead Bondi2Berry Ride to Remember, as provider of our official support cars!Bondi2Berry-media-release-GoGet-12-August.pdf (419 downloads)