Monday, December 15, 2014

Donate to Make a Difference in 2014

Happy Holidays from PEAC!

Thank you for your active participation in PEAC (Programs to Educate All Cyclists) this year! 2014 was a very successful year. We celebrated our 10th anniversary of empowering individuals with disabilities through cycling and have many things to celebrate thanks to your continued support!

Some of our 2014 accomplishments include:

  • Reached over 630 students in our Summer Program, Active Transportation Initiative and Private Lessons 
  • Launched Summer Program site in Lansing 
  • Purchased building to serve as the future headquarters for PEAC operations
  •  Embarked on 5th year of Active Transportation Programming in 3 different counties 

This year, over 200 students worked toward achieving a cycling goal, in our Summer Program, and we love to share Jarrell’s success with you! Jarell is 14 years old and this was his first year participating in the Summer Program. On assessment day, he struggled with pedaling forward on the two-wheel bike. However, Jarell is a very positive and determined student, always ready to push forward and to keep trying to reach his goal of riding a two-wheeled bike. His perseverance paid off by the second week of the program! For the remainder of the summer, Jarell concentrated on bike handling and control and can now ride his bike in the community. He rides with his sister, Ariel, and uses his bike to exercise, visit friends and travel within the community. Due to his new found freedom, Leona, Jarell’s mom, says “PEAC has helped make him one of the happiest kids around!”

With your support, we can continue to help students like Jarell achieve his dreams through cycling. Please consider making PEAC a recipient of your holiday giving with a tax deductible donation. Thank you again for your continued support of PEAC and happy holidays!

Below are just a few ways that your donation makes a difference to the students who participate in PEAC programs.

$10 = 2 tire tubes
$25 = 1 helmet
$40 = 1 hour of Summer Program for 1 student 
$100 = Celebration of Cycling registrations for 4 students
$150 = 1 windtrainer to help our students with pedaling
$200 = 1 hour of Summer Program for 6 students
$400 = New mountain bike
$530 = 1 student sponsor for the entire Summer Program
$1000 = New tandem bike

If you want to invest in and support PEAC to continue to overcome barriers and help students with disabilities achieve personal milestones through cycling; please make checks payable to PEAC and return to 32 N. Washington, Suite 1, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 or donate online .

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