Between September 2 and 5, 2021, the most awaited sports event of the Hospices of Hope Moldova brand took place - Hospice Bike Tour 2021. The project is dedicated to cycling lovers who want to combine sport with a cause that deserves support. Thus, this year each of the participants, in addition to the challenge of cycling over 400 km through valleys and hills, set out to collect at least EUR 500 for incurable patients in the regions of the Republic of Moldova.

Each year, the main purpose of the event is to raise funds to support the development of free palliative care services and to maintain activity within the teams that are part of the Hospices of Hope Moldova Network in the regions of Orhei, Soroca, Taraclia and Ocnita.

This year, 25 cyclists covered 440 km on the following route: Chisinau - Hancesti - Cimislia - Comrat - Taraclia - Cahul - Cantemir - Leova - Hancesti - Draguseni - Chisinau. The route was a circular one in order to reach the palliative care team from Taraclia and to come back collecting funds for the over 200 beneficiaries per month who need palliative care and are part of the Hospices of Hope Moldova network.

This year, the amount of MDL 404,794 financial donations and services / goods was collected, of which 6% were organizational expenses. The accumulated amount will be distributed proportionally to the mobile palliative teams and will cover approximately 1300 palliative visits at home.

Hospice Bike Tour is a charity event organized by Hospices of Hope Moldova, the funds collected after the event being used to maintain free palliative care services provided to people suffering from incurable diseases and / or life-limiting conditions in the regions of Ocnita, Orhei, Soroca and Taraclia.

 

We could not have organized this event without the support of cyclists, partners and volunteers. We are very proud to announce the #HospiceBikeTour 2021 supporters, partners and volunteers, whom we thank enormously for their dedication, support and donation.

Thanks to the cyclists who resisted, through the wind, valleys and hills, even when they no longer had strength, they continued to cycle for children and adults suffering from incurable diseases, continued and managed to be part of this complicated route: Anthony Mauger, Corina Ovcearenco, Dumitru Guzun, Evgheni Camenscic, Ion Vasilica, Mihai Chitanu, Viorel Chihai, Glenn Ford, Aliona Rotaru, Victor Niculin, Andrei Anghelov, Ion Lungu, Alexandru Namasco, Roma Angheni, Tatiana Butuc, Ion Volcov, Sergiu Scolinic, Tania Cotiga, Anna Rodina, Petru Albu, Andrei Chiforisin, Andrei Lutenco, Raluca Muntean, as well as the ambassadors who joined ES Steven Fisher and E.S.Kestutis Kudzmanas. Volunteers: Vica Tepordei, Cătălin Coșleț and Irina Goncearenco.

Partners:

  • SADE Moldova
  • OTP Bank
  • Slovak FDA
  • British Embassy in Chisinau in the presence of E.S. Steven Fisher
  • The Lithuanian Embassy in Chisinau, in the presence of E.S. Kestutis Kudzmanas
  • The Romanian Embassy in Chisinau, in the presence of E.S. Daniel Ionița
  • National Inspectorate of Public Security

 Secondary partners and cycling partners:

  • Grawe Carat
  • Gladei and Partners
  • CCI France-Moldova
  • KVG (USA)
  • GeoGalileo
  • BiOrganic Raw Cafe
  • Etalonus Group
  • Coca-Cola HBC
  • ALPHA Diagnostics
  • Pencil
  • Neokinetics
  • TIDBID
  • Crosus Life
  • Fruits and berries
  • The Pies

Main media partner: TV8

Media partners present at trainings and #HospiceBikeTour: Moldova 1, Publika TV, TVR

 Special thanks also to the local authorities who greeted us:

  • Governor of ATU Gagauzia, Mrs. Irina Vlah - for a warm welcome
  • The president of Leova district, Mr. Nicolae Prițcan and the deputy mayor of Leova, Oleg Cretu
  • The mayor of Comrat, Serghei Anastasov - for the Gagauz snacks and beautiful reception in the city of Comrat but also for joining the cycling race.
  • The vice-president of Cimișlia district, Mr. Vadim Torgai
  • The mayor of Cahul, Nicolae Dandiș
  • The mayor of Cantemir, Roman Ciubaciuc
  • The mayor of Taraclia, Veaceslav Lupov
  • The mayor of Hâncești, Alexandru Botnari

Also, we thank the team that is part of the Hospices of Hope Moldova Network in Taraclia, Mrs. Maria Chiose who got involved and got involved in the smooth running of the project in Taraclia district, but also for climbing with the team and cycling in support of our beneficiaries. Thanks to the palliative team from Taraclia.

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The cyclists successfully covered the 440 km in the #HospiceBikeTour 2021. For 4 days, about 30 participants cycled from Chisinau to the south of Moldova, where they visited the palliative care team within the Hospices of Hope Moldova network located in the city. Taraclia, and the southernmost point being the city of Cahul. All participants defeated hills and valleys, walked in the rain and on roads in the construction site for 4 days, cycling about 100-130 km daily.

The youngest participant is 20 years old and has traveled 440 km with flying colors, being his first experience: “The bicycle is my daily transport that I use to go to work and I was happy to help palliative care patients in the Hospices network. of Hope Moldova in such a way ”said Ion Lungu, participant #HospiceBikeTour 2021.

The charity cycling route #HospiceBikeTour 2021 is organized annually by Hospices of Hope Moldova in order to raise funds for the development of free palliative care services.

In this tournament were present and supported #HospiceBikeTour 2021 ambassadors E.S. Steven Fisher, British Ambassador to Chisinau, E.S. Kestutis Kudzmanas, Ambassador of Lithuania to Chisinau, Irina Vlah, Governor of ATU Gagauzia, Tatiana Cotiga, road cycling champion, Anna Rodina, vice-champion of road cycling, local authorities from Cimișlia, Comrat, Taraclia, Cahul, Hânști, Leova.

Fundraising will continue until September 10 and donations can be made on the online platform Virgin Money Giving | Hospice Bike Tour 2021, bank transfer or direct to the donation box within the Hospices of Hope Moldova office in Chisinau.

 

Project partners: SADE Moldova, OTP Bank, SlovakAid, British Embassy in Chisinau, Lithuanian Embassy in Chisinau.

Sponsors of cyclists: CCI Moldova-France, Grawe Carat, Biorganic Raw Cafe, Gladei & Partners, KVG, GeoGalileo.

Secondary partners: Coca-Cola Moldova, AlfaDiagnostica, Kreyon, Neokinetica, TidBid, Crocus, Fruits and Berries, La Plăcinte.

General media partner TV8.

2 days of successful #HospiceBiketour

Continue the charity cycling route Hospice Bike Tour 2021 organized by Hospices of Hope Moldova in order to raise funds for children and adults in advanced disease.

About 30 participants cycled to the south of the country, including British Ambassador to Chisinau Steven Fisher, who cycled more than 100 km to send a message of encouragement to the beneficiaries of palliative care and to support the development of these services in the Republic of Moldova. "I feel that this experience gave me the chance to rediscover Moldova and capitalize on it even more. It is a beautiful experience that you continue with Hospices of Hope for the development of free palliative care services in the Republic of Moldova. ” mentioned E.S. Steven Fisher.

In Comrat, the cyclists were greeted by the Governor of Gagauzia, Irina Vlah, who encouraged and supported the charity cycling route. Equally welcoming was the palliative care team from Taraclia, together with the local authorities, who welcomed the athletes with delicious Bulgarian snacks and a lot of good cheer.

 "In 2 days, I cycled and met beautiful, brave and very welcoming people in Cimislia, Comrat, Taraclia, Cahul who made this cycling adventure even more interesting." mentioned Lara Moraru, Executive Director of Hospices of Hope Moldova.

The tournament continues until September 5, when the athletes will reach 440 km by bike in total. Support this charitable route with a donation to Hospices of Hope Moldova, support professional and amateur athletes from the Republic of Moldova.

Project partners: SADE Moldova, OTP Bank, SlovakAid, British Embassy in Chisinau, Lithuanian Embassy in Chisinau.

Sponsors of cyclists: CCI Moldova-France, Grawe Carat, Biorganic Raw Cafe, Gladei & Partners, KVG, GeoGalileo.

Secondary partners: Coca-Cola Moldova, Alfa Diagnostica, Kreyon, Neokinetica, TidBid, Crocus, Fruits and Berries, La plăcinte.

General media partner TV8.

Contact: +373 79 266407 www.hospicesofhope.md