Geraldton mates raise $19,000 in postie bike ride fundraiser
Three friends from Geraldton have set-off on a nine day ride through the Kimberley on postie bikes to raise money for children’s charity Bright Blue.
Mitch March, Simon Mateljan and Dwayne Cliff are taking part in the Gibb River Ride – an annual fundraiser that sees riders traverse tough terrain with less than ideal equipment for a good cause.
To take part, each rider must pay a $1500 registration fee and raise at least $5000 for Bright Blue.
But the trio smashed their minimum goal of $15,000, raising more than $18,000 before departing on Friday.
Since then, the figure has climbed to more than $19,000.
All money raised will go towards Bright Blue projects, including supporting brain cancer research, assisting burns victims and cheering up sick children in hospital.
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