OCT 13, 2003
No stopping this fund-raising cyclist
WHEN avid cyclist Wendy Chan lost a close friend in November 2001, all
she could do to ease her pain was to cycle. 'I couldn't even eat or sleep,'
said the freelance photographer in her 30s.
So last year, she cycled solo from Bangkok to Singapore, taking two
weeks to complete the 2,000km journey. Her efforts got about $10,000 in
donations for the Breast Cancer Foundation.
This weekend, she spent 24 hours cycling on a stationary bike to raise
money for the Children's Cancer Foundation. Her 'cyclathon' at Youth Park
ended at noon yesterday and brought in more than $10,000.
She plans to become a full-time fund-raiser and embark on more quirky
ways to raise money, which 'will always have something to do with cycling',
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