Needing your sponsorship for CN Cycle for CHEO!

April 20, 2010


Hi everyone! Yes, this site is supposed to be the future home of my law practice website.. it’s been seemingly in development for way too long, but don’t worry, it’s coming – I promise this place will look much different in a few week’s time.

Anyways, now to the task at hand. I’m participating in a charity cycling event in Ottawa called the CN Cycle for CHEO. CHEO stands for Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. As the name suggests, it’s a children’s hospital that provides “leading-edge treatment, diagnostic and laboratory services for children and youth aged 0 to 18 years.” Beyond being a hospital, CHEO is also a research centre. As for the “race” (I say “race” in brackets because it’s not a race per se) is a 70km bicycle tour in Ottawa on May 2nd.

There’s no obligation for me to raise pledges for this charity “race”, but here’s why I’m doing it: If you know me well, you know that I’m not really a “kids person”. I have no children of my own,  but perhaps at some point, a relative’s kid or a good friend of mine’s kid will get sick and will need a facility like CHEO. There are some amazing success stories about what CHEO has meant to kids and their families.  I’m very selective about the charitable causes that I support, and I rarely go out and ask for pledges. However, I believe in this cause and kindly ask you to help support CHEO via a sponsorship donation for this ride. My goal is very modest.. only $250. Every little bit helps and is very much appreciated.