Pedal for Kids 2019
David Ross
Amount Raised
Fundraising Goal $10,000.00

My Message

Hello again!

After taking last year off I will be riding again this year in the 2019 Jumpstart Pedal for Kids. My 6th ride in the past 7 years. And I did finish them all, maybe not quickly!

This is a 5 day, 500 km fundraising ride to help make sure all kids can participate in sports and activities ranging from dance to hockey.  I know you all get many requests for important charities and I appreciate any support that you can provide.

The vision of Jumpstart is simple: Canada, where all kids have a chance to fulfill their dreams.

We all know how critical participation in sports is for childrens physical, mental and social development. And its a fun way for kids to develop selfconfidence and lifelong healthy habits. Yet many families find it difficult to financially support sports for their kids. Particularly in places like Alberta where many families are still suffering from the economic downturn.

While Jumpstart supports some high profile events much of its support goes quietly to children in need in order to avoid stigmatizing them. Its is highly likely that there are children who played on teams alongside our kids or our neighbours kids because of the support their families obtained from Jumpstart. 

I have many fond memories from the previous rides but the best are the looks on the kids faces when we visited their schools with our sports equipment for their gym programs. Even in some of the wealthier  cities in Canada there are schools that serve a large number of kids from financially challenged families. We have had principals tell us they have had to choose between lunch programs and sports equipment. Jumpstart helps fill these gaps. 

Since inception in 2005 Jumpstart has helped over 1,800,000 million kids participate in sports and recreational activities.

Please support me and make a secure online donation. The Pedal for Kids Ride will raise funds to help thousands of kids get off the sidelines and into the game.

Thanks again for all of your support.

Dave Ross

Event Date
Jul 26, 2019 12:00 AM
Location Name
Pedal for Kids

My Team

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My Supporters (43)

Jumpstart Supporter donated $50.00
Jul 28, 2019 3:18 PM
Lois Bowden donated $200.00
Jul 25, 2019 8:03 AM
Rachel,Ross donated an undisclosed amount
Jul 21, 2019 7:45 PM
John left a message
Jun 17, 2019 12:28 AM
Enjoy the ride Dave!
Dr. John Mullen donated $1,000.00
Jun 17, 2019 12:26 AM
Andree Castilloux donated $500.00
May 30, 2019 6:00 PM
Howard Wightman donated $150.00
May 15, 2019 10:17 AM
Peter H donated $500.00
Apr 11, 2019 2:40 PM
Rod MacArthur donated $500.00
Apr 6, 2019 2:44 PM
Charles and Jacq Larson donated $200.00
Mar 24, 2019 3:25 AM
Lindsay Ryerson donated an undisclosed amount
Mar 22, 2019 11:40 AM
Jerry Jackson donated $250.00
Mar 21, 2019 11:29 AM
Ivan Rebeyka donated $500.00
Mar 20, 2019 9:42 AM
Lorne left a message
Mar 15, 2019 6:39 PM
Great cause! Have a great ride!
Lorne & Liz Kish donated an undisclosed amount
Mar 15, 2019 6:39 PM
Laurance L left a message
Mar 13, 2019 6:17 PM
Good of you to do this ride again, best of luck!
Laurance Lequier donated an undisclosed amount
Mar 13, 2019 6:16 PM
Laurance Lequier left a message
Mar 13, 2019 6:12 PM
Good of you to do this again, good luck!
Jumpstart Supporter donated an undisclosed amount
Mar 10, 2019 6:14 AM
Blair and Pat donated an undisclosed amount
Mar 9, 2019 5:14 PM
Natalie left a message
Mar 6, 2019 6:57 PM
Wishing you another amazing ride!
Natalie Anton donated an undisclosed amount
Mar 6, 2019 6:56 PM
Beth Ross donated $100.00
Mar 6, 2019 10:02 AM
Beth left a message
Mar 6, 2019 10:00 AM
Way to go, bro'!
Don Weber Professional Corp donated an undisclosed amount
Mar 5, 2019 11:21 PM
Steven Meyer left a message
Mar 5, 2019 8:11 PM
Have fun.
Steven Meyer and Family donated $500.00
Mar 5, 2019 8:10 PM
Roger Adams donated $250.00
Mar 5, 2019 3:17 PM
Randy Williams donated $250.00
Mar 5, 2019 12:50 PM
Rob and Joan left a message
Mar 5, 2019 12:27 PM
Have a great ride Dave
Rob Seal donated $250.00
Mar 5, 2019 12:26 PM
Jumpstart Supporter donated an undisclosed amount
Mar 5, 2019 11:37 AM
Joyce Harder Prof Corp left a message
Mar 5, 2019 11:32 AM
Better get training! 500km is a long ride.
Andy Ross donated $100.00
Mar 5, 2019 11:01 AM
Grant Lee donated $250.00
Mar 5, 2019 10:55 AM
-Sean left a message
Mar 5, 2019 9:05 AM
“When my legs hurt, I say: 'Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do!'” — Jens Voigt, German cyclist
Michael and Leslie Moon donated $500.00
Mar 5, 2019 9:04 AM
Sean Rourke donated $250.00
Mar 5, 2019 8:54 AM
Reed left a message
Mar 5, 2019 7:48 AM
Good cause, have a great ride.
Reed Jackson donated $250.00
Mar 5, 2019 7:45 AM
David Ross donated $1,000.00
Mar 4, 2019 11:08 PM
Bruce Clark donated $100.00
Jan 25, 2019 4:57 PM
Jody left a message
Jan 20, 2019 10:19 AM
Glad to See you back :)
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