Bondi2Berry is back and bigger than ever

On Saturday 7 September, 2019 130 riders will take off from Bondi Beach to Berry on the annual bike ride to raise funds to support the work of Dementia Australia.

Now in their fourth year, the stakes have been raised. Not only has their fundraising target increased to an incredible $200,000, a group of 30 dedicated riders will be continuing from Berry down the coast to Brighton Beach in Victoria, a total of 1,160 kilometres. From 40 riders raising $56,000 in 2016, to 80 riders raising more than $130,000 last year. It just keeps getting bigger and better every year, and it all can’t be done without the invaluable support from sponsors and volunteers.

The ride will start at the North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club on Saturday 7 September, riding out of Sydney’s eastern suburbs and through parts of the Royal National Park to Wollongong, visiting the dementia-friendly city of Kiama, and finishing in Berry on the NSW south coast that afternoon.

For more information about Bondi2Berry and how to donate please visit www.bondi2berry.com

Dementia Australia is the national peak body and charity for people, of all ages, living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers. It provides advocacy, support services, education and information. An estimated 447,000 people have dementia in Australia. This number is projected to reach almost 1.1 million by 2058. Dementia Australia is the new voice of Alzheimer’s Australia. Dementia Australia’s services are supported by the Australian Government.

National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500 (The National Dementia Helpline is an Australian Government Initiative)

Dementia is a National health Priority Area www.dementia.org.au

Impact Display’s has been a proud sponsor of Bondi 2 Berry since its inception, and Impact Display’s leadership team have been closely involved with the event. Daniel Keily has donned the tights and joined the long ride first hand in the past.
Impact Display’s staff have a personal attachment to raising awareness for the amazing work done by Dementia Australia. Both Cassie and Daniel’s grandmothers suffered from dementia, and everyone in the broader team have also been effected throughout their friends and family support network.

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This year Bondi2Berry had more and more fundraising events ahead of the big ride than ever before. A swanky launch party was well supported and hugely successful.

Secondly, celebrity chef Jason Roberts hosted a ‘Brainfood Breakfast’ at the Sydney Fish Market, to raise awareness and funds for dementia. The Bondi2Berry and Bondi2Brighton charity bike rides teamed up with chef Jason Roberts and the Fish Market team to promote a healthier lifestyle.
Mr Roberts told Sky News fish plays a big role in reducing a person’s risk of dementia.