Last Friday the Riders of Team Shadforth Financial Group held their first Footy Focus Lunch to raise funds for the 2012 Hawaiian Ride for Youth. The lunch was a great success with the guys already raising over $15,500 at a sit down lunch held at Leederville Oval.
Last month Atlas Iron Chief Executive David Flanagan was named the inaugural winner of the Governor’s Award for Giving in recognition of his work to push the boundaries of philanthropy in WA.
As part of his award David received $100,000 from the McCusker Foundation to donate to the charities of his choice. David has very generously chosen to donate $50,000 of this money to Team Atlas Iron ltd for the 2012 Hawaiian Ride for Youth.
On Monday 3rd October the 2012 Hawaiian Ride for Youth was officially launched with a wonderful dinner at Paterson’s Stadium. Over 200 guests were in attendance including the 2012 Riders and Support Crew and partners, Team Sponsors, Event Supporters, Youth Focus Board Members and Youth Focus staff.
The inaugural Hawaiian Ride for Youth ‘Hall of Fame’ was launched with 8 inductees and one Legend of the Ride inducted.