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Border2beach Psycle Tour

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Brothers, Lyle and Struan Anderson lost their father Jonathan Anderson to dementia last year. Together with Gareth Myles and Simon Clayton they are cycling 2200km across South Africa to raise much-needed awareness for dementia. Jonathan did this same ride when he was only 17 years old, so they felt it would be an incredible way to pay tribute to their Dad and do some real good for so many other families.

They’ve learnt that if someone is affected by dementia in a small community they are often ostracized or beaten as they are believed to have an evil spirit, so having helpers in these communities will stop these awful things from happening. Together with Publicis Groupe Africa, we hope to reduce the stigma around mental health issues, and get people understanding and talking about early detection signs so that people are better prepared should a loved one ever be affected by this cruel disease.

We are raising funds to train caregivers and nurses to assist and educate people about dementia in small communities. Publicis Groupe Africa has committed to creating a marketing campaign to teach people about dementia and how to spot early signs which will hopefully lead to early detection allowing more time to prepare.

Thanks to the amazing people at Livewell Villages who have donated the full funds to pay for the ride, it is because of them, all this will be possible!

So all money raised will go towards training caregivers and nurses, it costs R2500 per helper, so we can make a real difference. As well as a small amount will go towards a social media campaign to educate about dementia.

The psycle tour is on the 25th of August 2019 so we hope to raise the funds before that.

*Funds raised will be transferred directly to the campaign creator's NGC partners, Alzheimer's SA who will begin training of as many caregivers and nurses as possible.*

Please follow our journey here.

Donations

  • Sep 25, 2019 - R 258.08
  • "Best of luck with your donation drive. May your awareness campaign grow from strength to strength." - Hitesh Dave

  • Sep 18, 2019 - R 2 500.00
  • "Blessings" - Tony Abrahamse

  • Sep 13, 2019 - R 1 000.00
  • "You guys have been such an inspiration and so proud of your achievement and purpose " - Petra Dewar

  • Sep 13, 2019 - R 203.00
  • "Well done guys! Excellent cause." - Tandi

  • Sep 12, 2019 - R 510.00
  • "For my darling grandmother " - Deirdre Botha

  • Sep 12, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "Well done guys such an inspiring adventure! " - Jo Venning (née Pattinson)

  • Sep 10, 2019 - R 510.00
  • "a short message" - Anonymous

  • Sep 10, 2019 - R 260.00
  • "Keep going guys! " - The DE NECKERS

  • Sep 08, 2019 - USD $ 13.51
  • "Congrats Simon and the rest of the boys! Great effort!" - Lyndsey Spiers

  • Sep 08, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Awesome well done team " - Anita

  • Sep 07, 2019 - R 514.10
  • ""To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honours"" - Bernadette Versfeld

  • Sep 07, 2019 - R 6 600.00
  • "Congratulations you just hit target" - Devon

  • Sep 07, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "Well done. Dementia is tough enough without stigma." - Patrick McInerney

  • Sep 07, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "Well done buggers" - Nick Louw

  • Sep 07, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "Inspirational journey!!" - Libby Edwards

  • Sep 07, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "Amazing initiative! Congrats" - Gerald

  • Sep 07, 2019 - R 308.46
  • "Awesome stuff guys! Skank you are a hero." - Ben

  • Sep 07, 2019 - USD $ 52.60
  • "It’s been amazing watching your journey!! Huge achievement!!" - James Booth

  • Sep 07, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "Bravo, Guys! BRAVO! " - The Pritchards

  • Sep 07, 2019 - R 257.05
  • "Well done guys, inspiring stuff for a cause close to home..." - David Beretta Owens

  • Sep 07, 2019 - R 304.50
  • "Truly inspiring. Well done gents. " - Catherine Hammond

  • Sep 06, 2019 - R 1 015.00
  • "For our grandmothers! Sorry we couldn't join you guys! Mike & Jax" - Mike & Jax

  • Sep 06, 2019 - USD $ 212.35
  • "You guys are nothing short of amazing. So proud to be apart of such a kind loving and caring family. Been following avidly and you have done a remarkable thing. Jono must be looking down with the bigg" - Megs

  • Sep 06, 2019 - R 507.50
  • "Thank you for the sacrifices you guys are making to improve the lives of others! True inspirations!" - The Herselmans

  • Sep 06, 2019 - R 1 010.00
  • "Great stuff " - Aslockton Farm

  • Sep 06, 2019 - USD $ 36.82
  • "Great work guys awesome to see you guys doing such amazing things and bringing to light the importance of mental health and the journey and struggles one has to go through God bless you all" - Vaughan van rensburg

  • Sep 04, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "Great initiative! Been loving following you guys across the country! All the best for the last stretch buggers????" - Jaco Rossouw

  • Sep 04, 2019 - USD $ 52.41
  • "Good luck! " - Erin Heyns

  • Sep 03, 2019 - R 253.75
  • "Wonderful initiative" - Joan-Louise

  • Sep 02, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "No words will be enough so THANK YOU will have to suffice!" - The Elliott Family

  • Sep 02, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "Such a worthy cause - thank you !!" - Mae Dutton

  • Sep 02, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "I am so unbelievably proud of you guys xxx" - Chantel

  • Sep 02, 2019 - USD $ 34.64
  • "You guys are amazing humans????" - Lynette Stais

  • Sep 02, 2019 - R 1 015.00
  • "Wishing the team all the best on the ride, great to see how your adventure is starting much-needed conversation!" - The Public Safety Company

  • Sep 02, 2019 - USD $ 65.86
  • "Well done guys. You are all a great inspiration! You can all be so proud at the difference you are making! Good luck! " - Leanne Hellon

  • Sep 01, 2019 - USD $ 69.28
  • "Well done guys. A great cause and an amazing adventure " - Kevin

  • Sep 01, 2019 - USD $ 26.30
  • "Go Simo Go" - Simon's Van relatives

  • Aug 31, 2019 - R 822.56
  • "In memory of my dad, godmother and cousin, Jono. You guys are doing something incredibly special. Well done!" - Kathleen

  • Aug 31, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "Well done on this initiative. I cycled long distance with your dad and others at school" - Alastair Clarke

  • Aug 30, 2019 - R 500.00
  • "So very proud of all of you!! " - Nicole Kellett

  • Aug 30, 2019 - R 310.00
  • "Well done guys! Your Dad would be so proud, chuffed and humbled xx" - Kerry Carter-Brown

  • Aug 30, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "In memory of my dad who suffered with Alzheimer and thanks to all the wonderful work that carers do" - Sue

  • Aug 29, 2019 - R 2 570.50
  • "Thank you for sharing your journey and inspiring us to travel more thoughtfully on ours:)" - Issy Plumpton

  • Aug 29, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "In tribute to my Dad (11 July 1940 - 21 August 2019) and his loving carers Hermien and Natali. " - Kirsten Day

  • Aug 28, 2019 - R 2 570.50
  • "Good luck Lyle!! You are a role model to your boys and all the other PW kiddies" - Nishani and Saihir

  • Aug 28, 2019 - R 2 570.50
  • "Well done for raising awareness for a significant issue in society that is ignored by many. " - Andrew and Sayenara

  • Aug 28, 2019 - R 600.00
  • "Epic job guys, well done!" - Craig and Elaine Carter-Brown

  • Aug 27, 2019 - USD $ 27.56
  • "Looks tougher than the Hurlingham Manor hills. Best of luck!!" - James Wood

  • Aug 27, 2019 - R 2 570.50
  • "Be proud of every step you take toward reaching your goal!" - Walters Family

  • Aug 27, 2019 - R 507.50
  • "Remembering our friend David." - Mel and family

  • Aug 26, 2019 - R 500.00
  • "Wishing you a safe ride. Great initiative!" - Chris Brown

  • Aug 26, 2019 - R 500.00
  • "Bless you guys. We'll done. Proud of you." - Peter Simonotti-Bircher

  • Aug 26, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "You guys are such an inspiration . Behind you all the way. A cause close to home and incredibly grateful to you all for bringing this illness to the front and Centre " - Christine , Themi and Lincoln

  • Aug 26, 2019 - USD $ 52.60
  • "Good luck guys! Hope you have an excellent ride! " - Colleen & Barney

  • Aug 25, 2019 - R 507.50
  • "You guys are inspirational! Enjoy the ride! " - Nicky Leggett

  • Aug 24, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "Wishing you all the best for the ride. Doing it for a great cause. " - Fitzjohn Family

  • Aug 24, 2019 - R 507.50
  • "So proud of you guys and supporting and praying for you all the way ." - Peter Veysie

  • Aug 24, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "May the wind be at your back! " - Anonymous

  • Aug 22, 2019 - R 2 056.40
  • "Best of luck for your ride! Our money is on the vet! " - Kevin, Lyn& Bron

  • Aug 22, 2019 - USD $ 13.85
  • "Best wishes boys!! Wishing you all success and loving the cause as my 79 year old uncle (80 in Nov) has also been diagnosed with Alzheimers recently." - Jonathan Hynd

  • Aug 21, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "You have opened my eyes to a condition I knew very little of and now I too can spread the word. It's been a privilege working with you on this project" - Lynn Naude

  • Aug 21, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Good luck guys!" - Charlotte Smith

  • Aug 21, 2019 - R 500.00
  • "Wishing you all well on your adventure!" - Rob and Penny Reimers

  • Aug 21, 2019 - USD $ 34.26
  • "I was very fond of Jono and we have some of his paintings in our house. Great cause and good luck!" - Mark Fulton

  • Aug 21, 2019 - R 2 056.40
  • "Well done guys, great initiative " - Anon

  • Aug 20, 2019 - R 1 000.00
  • "So excited to be apart of this adventure and start helping others!!" - Simon Clayton

  • Aug 20, 2019 - R 510.00
  • "Good luck guys!" - Tim

  • Aug 20, 2019 - R 257.05
  • "Enjoy the ride guys! ???? massive respect to you all for riding for such a good cause" - Mike

  • Aug 19, 2019 - R 2 570.50
  • "All the best Stru and the rest of your team! Go dominate!" - Stallion

  • Aug 19, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "Can't wait to get my bike on the road and riding for Dementia!!" - Gareth

  • Aug 19, 2019 - R 2 510.00
  • "We really appreciate your efforts and the care for our parents " - Mitchell family

  • Aug 18, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "I'm so proud to be a part of this project!!!" - Struan Anderson

  • Aug 16, 2019 - USD $ 34.30
  • "well done im a south African carer in london for dermentia. keep the good work up " - kerry

  • Aug 15, 2019 - R 1 015.00
  • "Amazing initiative! Cheering the team on all the way!" - Ulrich

  • Aug 15, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "Amazing work guys, supporting you all the way!" - Tom

  • Aug 15, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "You guys are such legends, max respect!" - Guy

  • Aug 13, 2019 - USD $ 171.88
  • " Best of luck for this epic tribute and homage to your pop & all dementia sufferers & families " - Marion

  • Aug 13, 2019 - R 308.46
  • "Wonderful gesture 50 years after riding with your dad from Zimbabwe" - Rob van Heerden

  • Aug 12, 2019 - R 2 570.50
  • "Donated on behalf of "Chilled Squirrel E Bikes". Best of luck." - Barry van der Merwe

  • Aug 12, 2019 - USD $ 79.59
  • "Good luck guys, we’re backing you all the way!!" - Quarmby Family

  • Aug 11, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "Got to bet on the vet. Well done guys." - The Hardings

  • Aug 07, 2019 - USD $ 31.56
  • "Amazing work! Go you good things!" - Hayley

  • Aug 06, 2019 - R 257.05
  • "All the best, travel safe!!!" - Aidan

  • Aug 06, 2019 - USD $ 35.38
  • "You got this Stru Bob & Lyle, just keep kicking!" - Ruffels clan

  • Aug 06, 2019 - USD $ 21.04
  • "Inspirational ride for a great cause. May the wind always be at your backs. " - Harper family

  • Aug 06, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Incredible cause! Well done, supporting you all the way! " - Zoe

  • Aug 05, 2019 - USD $ 32.24
  • "Good luck, have fun" - Shelley Mckiever

  • Aug 05, 2019 - R 257.05
  • "Wow - This is just incredible. Well done & good luck everyone! " - C

  • Aug 05, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "A brave, awesome, emotional and worthwhile adventure. I am inspired" - Gray

  • Aug 05, 2019 - R 257.05
  • "Great cause. Good luck" - Sera

  • Aug 05, 2019 - R 1 000.00
  • "Enjoy the adventure and ride safely." - Rich & Claire

  • Aug 05, 2019 - R 700.00
  • "We love you guys and are so proud of you! " - The Trollips

  • Aug 04, 2019 - USD $ 71.15
  • "Howzit Oaks!" - Rhino saurus

  • Aug 03, 2019 - USD $ 179.16
  • "Well done guys, watching your progress from the UK" - Graham

  • Aug 03, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Well done on a great initiative, guys. All the best wishes for your adventure. " - Carlos

  • Aug 02, 2019 - R 411.28
  • "Couldn't be prouder of you guys. The true epitome of what it means to be human" - Rudy & Robs

  • Aug 02, 2019 - USD $ 36.21
  • "Well done, Lyle, Struan, Gareth and Simon!" - Alison Wood

  • Aug 02, 2019 - USD $ 36.21
  • "Good on you boys! Best of luck from Australia! " - Gareth & Renae

  • Aug 02, 2019 - USD $ 108.62
  • "Go boys. It's a worthy cause. We will be following you. " - Noel and Enid

  • Jul 31, 2019 - R 308.46
  • "I wish you more strength – Cheers Tosin." - Tosin Bello

  • Jul 29, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "All the best, Struan. " - Sandy and Paul

  • Jul 22, 2019 - R 5 010.00
  • "Well done for a wonderful cause!" - Heartfelt Alzheimer's Home

  • Jul 18, 2019 - USD $ 39.36
  • "Good luck! The world needs more research into Alzheimers and dementia." - Carrie

  • Jul 17, 2019 - USD $ 75.85
  • "Goodluck and thank you for raising awareness about dementia" - Michele Starke

  • Jul 11, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Best of luck!! " - Tam

  • Jul 08, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "This is so heart warming! Great initiative!" - Yvonne

  • Jul 08, 2019 - R 500.00
  • "I have no doubt that your dad is so proud of you two! " - Lindy

  • Jul 05, 2019 - R 304.50
  • "In gratitude for this campaign and in memory of my mum, Molly, who died from Alzheimers in 2015" - Janine Ward

  • Jul 04, 2019 - R 200.00
  • "You guys are just the Best????" - Monique

  • Jul 02, 2019 - R 2 056.40
  • "What an awesome way to honour your Dad! Wish I could ride (some of the way) with you. Top tip: chamois cream is your friend!" - Anon

  • Jul 01, 2019 - R 2 510.00
  • "Good luck with the ride guys! And a wonderful cause, well done my friend" - D

  • Jun 30, 2019 - R 102.82
  • "Proudest cousin out there!" - Brittany

  • Jun 29, 2019 - R 308.46
  • "Truly inspiring , we are behind you very km of the way!" - Sean and Shelley Roberts

  • Jun 29, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Great cause. Keep up the good work and ride hard. " - Rob

  • Jun 20, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "Good luck!" - Magwalibavu

  • Jun 20, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Really cool initiative Lyle. All the best for the ride, have a great adventure!" - Daniel Collett

  • Jun 19, 2019 - R 200.00
  • "Good luck with ride boys. You are all truly inspirational " - Sarah and Darryl

  • Jun 14, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "Go Dad, our hearts are with you every km of your trip" - Logan & Jonah Anderson

  • Jun 13, 2019 - USD $ 35.38
  • "Way to go boys! Love what you’re doing! Supporting you all the way! From your mate in Australia ???????? " - Simon is my buddy

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Donations to date

R 106 750.52

Fundraising target

R 100 000.00
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Border2beach Psycle Tour Cause

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Brothers, Lyle and Struan Anderson lost their father Jonathan Anderson to dementia last year. Together with Gareth Myles and Simon Clayton they are cycling 2200km across South Africa to raise much needed awareness for dementia.