Brockville – The 19th annual Toronto People With AIDS Foundation’s (PWA) Friends For Life Bike Rally passed through Brockville on Wednesday afternoon.
The annual 6-day ride from Toronto to Montreal saw bikers making a pit stop at Armagh Sifton Price Park on Wednesday afternoon. The bike rally is in support of the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation.
The Bike Rally originated as a 6-day, 600 km bike ride from Toronto to Montréal. In 2016, the Bike Rally introduced a 1-day, 110 km bike ride from Toronto to Port Hope. Now in its 19th year, the Bike Rally has engaged over 3400 participant as cyclists and crew and has raised over $15 million dollars for the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation (PWA). The Bike Rally is the sustaining fundraiser for PWA supporting its ability to provide critical services and support to individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Toronto.
This year there were 52 registered 1 Day Riders, 125 – Registered 6 Day Riders, 75 – Registered Crew and $852,428 dollars have been raised.
The Toronto People With AIDS Foundation (PWA) is the largest direct support service agency of its kind for men, transmen, women, transwomen and children living with HIV/AIDS in Canada. Every year PWA provide over 30,000 unique services to more than 2,500 individuals.
To find out more about PWA please visit: www.pwatoronto.org.