Media Advisory - Sixth Annual Community Ride for Clean Water

CALGARY, May 29, 2017 /CNW/ - 

WHAT: Wheels for Wells is inviting Calgary residents to bike 10km, 30km, 50km or 90km to raise awareness and funds for the World Vision Canada "Build A Well" project in Sudan.

Worldwide, 660 million people are lacking clean water. Calgary native Alex Weber, 14, believes that providing all of them with this life-giving necessity is an attainable goal. That's why he created Wheels for Wells, which since 2012 has raised $177,000 for World Vision water projects in Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Mauritania.

This year, a photo booth and live music will create a festive atmosphere as one community comes together to help another.

WHEN: Saturday June 3rd, 8:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. Registration, Special Announcements & Safety Talk!
  • 9:30 a.m. Ride Commences (30km, 50km and 90km distances)
  • 9:40 a.m. Little Dippers' technical riding camp for kids ages 4+
  • 10:30 a.m. 10 km Family & Kids ride commences
  • 11:00 a.m. Lunch served as cyclists return

WHERE: Southview Church, Walden Campus 20200 Walden Blvd SE, Calgary, AB

For Interviews Contact:
Jenn Miller - 647-534-5113,

Event Details:
Wheels for Wells:
World Vision: 

Social Media:

World Vision is a Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Inspired by our Christian values, World Vision is dedicated to working with the world's most vulnerable people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

SOURCE World Vision Canada

For further information: For Interviews Contact: Jenn Miller - 647-534-5113,


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