Wheels4Life – Providing Low Cost Quality Bikes for Third World Countries

George Vitolo Fundraiser

<p><!—[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG /> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]—><!—[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves>false</w:TrackMoves> <w:TrackFormatting /> <w:PunctuationKerning /> <w:DrawingGridHorizontalSpacing>18 pt</w:DrawingGridHorizontalSpacing> <w:DrawingGridVerticalSpacing>18 pt</w:DrawingGridVerticalSpacing> <w:DisplayHorizontalDrawingGridEvery>0</w:DisplayHorizontalDrawingGridEvery> <w:DisplayVerticalDrawingGridEvery>0</w:DisplayVerticalDrawingGridEvery> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas /> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid> <w:IgnoreMixedContent>false</w:IgnoreMixedContent> <w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText>false</w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText> <w:Compatibility> <w:BreakWrappedTables /> <w:DontGrowAutofit /> <w:DontAutofitConstrainedTables /> <w:DontVertAlignInTxbx /> </w:Compatibility> </w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]—><!—[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:LatentStyles DefLockedState="false" LatentStyleCount="276"> </w:LatentStyles> </xml><![endif]—> <!—[if gte mso 10]> <mce:style><! /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} —> <!—[endif] —> <!—StartFragment—></p> <p>GEORGE VITOLO&rsquo;S 24 HOUR FUNDRAISER</p> <p>&nbsp;George Vitolo, Field Supervisor at Medix Ambulance Service, has agreed to ride his bike for 24 hours in the back country of Laguna Beach, California in a fundraising event appropriately named &ldquo;24 Hours of Laguna&rdquo;.&nbsp; The event will start on October 1, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. and will end on October 2, 2011 at 12:00 p.m.&nbsp; His goal is to raise awareness for Wheels4Life, a non-profit charity (501c(3)).&nbsp; Laguna Cyclery and Medix Ambulance Service are just a couple of Vitolo&rsquo;s sponsors.</p> <p><br /> "Wheels4Life is a charity I have been supporting for some time now.&nbsp; I will be riding my bicycle for 24 hours and I am excited to be able to use this as an opportunity to draw some attention to the organization and the important work they do.&nbsp; I highly encourage people to get involved.&nbsp; Donations will be accepted at the event or on the Wheels4Life website," explains Vitolo.<br /> <!—[if !supportLineBreakNewLine]—><br /> <!—[endif]—></p> <p>Wheels4Life is a non-profit charity (501c(3)), that provides free bicycles for people in need of transportation in Third World countries.&nbsp; They partner with local individuals, organizations and other groups to help identify persons who sincerely need a bike to be able to go to school or to work.&nbsp; Often these people live in very primitive and remote areas with no access or means to public transportation.&nbsp; The closest school, doctor or work-place might be 10 or 20 miles away. &nbsp;Having a bike can make all the difference in somebody&rsquo;s life and can give them a chance to break out of the vicious poverty cycle.&nbsp; The gift of mobility, in form of a bicycle, can do miracles.</p> <p>&nbsp;For more information about the bike route and the location of the donation tent, please contact Vitolo directly or visit wheels4life.org</p> <p>If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with George Vitolo, please contact him at (949) 338-5431 or <a href="mailto:gvitolo66@yahoo.com">gvitolo66@yahoo.com</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <!—EndFragment—> <!—EndFragment—>