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Fund-Raiser Organized for May 13 by Skiers On Bikes to Benefit MS Research and Easter Seals

Skiers on Bikes team at the end of the 2016 MS 150 mile ride two-day ride.
Skiers On Bikes team at the end of the 2016 MS 150 mile ride two-day ride.

Asking for Donations on May 13 at Roses Run Golf Course in Stow

STOW, OHIO (April 18, 2017) – The Skiers On Bikes in partnership with Easter Seals and the Roses Run Country Club, will host a “Fill the Truck” Fundraiser to benefit Multiple Sclerosis research.

The truck will be staffed on Saturday, May 13 (9 am – 7 pm) at the Roses Run Country Club, 2636 North River Road, Stow, OH 44224 for donations.

“Our fundraiser helps those who are doing spring cleaning and will actually benefits two very worthy charities: Easter Seals and the MS Society,” explained Karin Wolford, the organizer and a Skier On Bikes rider. “All donors will receive a tax-deductible receipt and all donated items will be reused, resold, or recycled.”

There are a variety of items that can be donated. Primarily the group will be collecting cloth items such as clothing, comforters, blankets, curtains, towels, and sheets. Even stained or torn items are okay and can be recycled into something else. Donations should be laundered and bagged and plastic garbage bags are preferred.

You may donate kitchenware like pots and pans, silverware, and dishes. This includes small appliances such as mixers, blenders, crockpots, toasters, coffee pots, waffle makers, etc. Please no microwaves.

Small household items will also be accepted like small picture frames/wall hangings, small kids’ toys/games, knickknacks, jewelry, and CDs/DVDs/VHS tapes, shoes, purses, stuffed animals, small kids’ toys and games. ALL items must be in a closed bag/box.

We will NOT be able to accept books, furniture, lamps, mattresses, electronics, TVs, luggage, sporting equipment, seasonal decorations, anything that holds babies/children, sleeping bags, or pillows of any kind! No large items like big toys, furniture, appliances, or carpet.

The Skiers On Bikes will gather clothing and small household items to fill the large truck parked at Roses Run Country Club. The items in the truck will be donated to Easter Seals of Northern Ohio, who will make a donation to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on behalf of the Skiers On Bikes team. The amount of money donated will based on the number of bags/pounds collected. For additional questions, contact Karin Wolford at kndwolfo@gmail.com or 440-679-8479.

ABOUT SKIERS ON BIKES
Each summer, the Skiers On Bikes (SOBs) team, which is a group of skiers, spouses and friends, ride their bicycles for 150 miles over two days in the Buckeye Breakaway (formerly Pedal to the Point) as a fundraiser for fighting MS. Each year the SOBs raise funds for MS from friends and family. This year, the SOBs will be partnering with Easter Seals of Northern Ohio and Roses Run Country Club to help raise more money for fighting MS by hosting a “Fill the Truck” fundraiser.