FNB Wines2Whales Cyclists to Ride for SPCA

Three teams tackle Wine2Whales to make a difference for wildlife and animals in Khayelitsha

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The FNB Wines2Whales mountain bike race is more about the journey than the destination, but no matter your inclination, you’re guaranteed a fun-filled, action-packed three days of riding alongside like-minded people.

The Cape of Good Hope SPCA has two teams made up of four riders who are committed to raising funds for wildlife, and a third team of two riders from the Bonga Cycling Academy.

Wild4Wildlife Teams

The SPCA’s Wild4Wildife teams are Vernon Rudman and Liza Vivier – riding the Chardonnay 28 – 30 October – and David Mitchley and Viv Schulze riding the Pinotage 31 October – 2 November 2022.

Bonga Cycling Academy Team

Two riders from the Bonga Cycling Academy, Aviwe Matina and Ayabonga Kobese will be riding under the banner of the SPCA in the Shiraz category from 4 – 6 November 2022. Born and raised in Khayelitsha, Aviwe and Ayabonga have dreamed of becoming pro cyclists.

The young men were delighted when the Cape of Good Hope SPCA offered them the chance to participate in the FNB Wines2Whales event and have in turn pledged to make their race count for more by helping animals in their community, alongside the SPCA’s Inspectors.

Cape of Good Hope SPCA FNB Wines2Whales Mini-Outreach in Khayelitsha

Cape of Good Hope SPCA - 2022.09 Wine2Whales Aviwe, community member & pup
Aviwe and a community member giving some love to a pup
Inspectors report:

8 dogs dipped and dewormed.

1 Sterilization Request.

Many kids and adults were educated on general health and living conditions of pets/animals.

Anti-Dogfighting Pamphlets as well as other educational Pamphlets  were handed to them.

Kids were encouraged to call the SPCA should they see any abuse towards animals.

We will continue Outreach in 2 weeks time again.

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Riders’ Cycle Shirts Sponsored by FAW Trucks – Thank you!

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Friday, November 4 is a big day for Aviwe Matina and Ayabonga Kobese, the Cape of Good Hope SPCA-sponsored cyclists who are riding in the Wines2Whales mountain bike race in support of animals.

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If you want to combine your love of sport and animals then this is the purr-fect place for you to make a difference!

It’s not going to be easy but you can help make it worth it!

Join Team SPCA team to run, cycle or participate in any other sports event and through the funds you raise along your journey you ensure that countless animals get the help and love they deserve.

Because change begins with someone like you.

Whether you like to run like a breeze, cycle like the wind, shake your tail feathers or just monkey-around, it all starts with unleashing the animal inside of you.

With the funds that you raise you will help us to continue to Speak for, Protect and Care for Animals. If you need any support along the way, our animal loving fundraising teams are here to help you have as much fun and raise as much money as possible.

Ready. Get set. Go and open this brochure for more information. Print it, email it, share it with someone you know who would like to make their race count for more!

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