Wheels of Love benefit ride 311.
(photo credit: ourtesy Alyn Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitati)
More than 700 bicycle riders from 11 countries around the world are expected to
participate in next week’s 13th annual Wheels of Love trip to benefit the Alyn
Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Center in Jerusalem.
start on Sunday, November 6 from Kibbutz Sde Eliahu in the Beit She’an Valley
and pass through a very scenic route, ending at the hospital on Thursday,
The participants hope to raise from sponsors more than the
amount – $2.3 million – collected in the trip last year.
The funds will
go to rehabilitating children and teens suffering from motor, sensory,
respiratory, communications, behavioral and cognitive disabilities.
beginning at the kibbutz, they will ride to Ashdot Ya’acov, natural springs in
the valley and the old bridge. On Monday, they will proceed to the Almagor Beach
of the Kinneret and to the foot of the Golan Heights to Safed and
Tuesday will take them to the Western Galilee, Kfar Hoshen, the
Beduin village of Arab el-Aramsha, while on Wednesday, they will proceed to
Tefen, Segev and Beit Netofa, stopping for a bus tour to Tzipori and the Dor
Beach, where they will camp out.
On the last day, they will reach Latrun,
Sataf and Mini- Israel, and via two routes will end up at Alyn in southern
Jerusalem where the children will await them with cheers and
Registration is still open at alynride.org.