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Julie Stroz
Amount Raised
$2,000.00
Fundraising Goal $1,800.00

My Message

Just over 7 years ago I took up the sport of cycling to combat some serious running injuries.    Who would have known at that time that my world was about to change.  Not only did I fall in love with the sport, but also my cycling partner.  Rob taught me strength, determination, and that there is no such thing as a hill.  Those hills he spoke of now mean more than just the roads ahead.

The unexpected happens.  The unknown happens.  Cracks are part of our history and will always be with us.  Living with mental health is all about learning how to deal with those scars.  The scars no one sees.  But most often, do not want to hear about. 

There are over 200 confirmed forms of mental illness that affect 450 million people around the world.  For some, the hardest challenge in a day is doing well on a test, or perfectly executing a meeting with their boss.   For others, the most difficult activity is simply getting out of bed, or making it through the day without an emotional breakdown.  

Last year, team Vaughan Hears the Gears came together for the first time, as a group of friends, supporting friends, through many losses and challenges in our lives.   Together we are better.   Together we are stronger.   Together we find balance in the world, even if it is just for that one split moment or one tough hill.

On June 24 we will ride again in the 2018 Ride Don’t Hide, raising awareness for mental health.   Please support me, in celebration of Rob, and help to break the silence for all those who are struggling to be heard.

Thank you!

PLEDGE LINK:   https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?registrationID=4087104&langPref=en-CA

Location Name
Peel Dufferin - Caledon Hills

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My Supporters (42)

paolo left a message
Jun 23, 2018 3:19 PM
riding with you for rob. paul and brenda
paolo pozzebon donated $100.00
Jun 23, 2018 3:18 PM
John & Norma donated $50.00
Jun 21, 2018 9:32 AM
SALON GIO donated $50.00
Jun 20, 2018 2:15 PM
Oriana Pintaric donated $100.00
Jun 20, 2018 4:43 AM
Mauro left a message
Jun 19, 2018 7:39 PM
Sorry I can't make Sunday, but have fun and stay safe !!
Mauro donated $100.00
Jun 19, 2018 7:37 PM
Sandy P donated $100.00
Jun 18, 2018 2:12 PM
Sandy Petersen left a message
Jun 18, 2018 2:09 PM
Go get em Julie! Way to go !
Nick Van Haeften donated $50.00
Jun 13, 2018 8:05 AM
Angelo De Medicis donated $100.00
Jun 11, 2018 4:26 PM
Bob Prentice left a message
Jun 10, 2018 4:45 AM
Ride with the wind in your hair
Bob prentice donated $25.00
Jun 10, 2018 4:43 AM
Bob and Max left a message
Jun 10, 2018 4:36 AM
May the Peace of Crowe lake ride with you.
Aline Aumais donated $100.00
Jun 9, 2018 8:21 AM
Alanna Stone donated $25.00
Jun 8, 2018 9:23 AM
Diane E. left a message
Jun 7, 2018 1:57 PM
You go girl!
Diane E. donated $25.00
Jun 7, 2018 1:56 PM
Raymond donated $25.00
Jun 7, 2018 8:28 AM
Raymond Bongiorno left a message
Jun 7, 2018 8:18 AM
Let those wheels sing!! Enjoy Julie!!
Anna left a message
Jun 3, 2018 8:57 AM
Good luck Julie!!!!
Anna Filipopoulos donated an undisclosed amount
Jun 3, 2018 8:56 AM
Ron left a message
Jun 1, 2018 11:07 AM
Good luck with your fundraising target
Ronald Forbes donated $50.00
Jun 1, 2018 11:07 AM
Rosemary Smith donated $100.00
May 30, 2018 11:51 AM
Sam left a message
May 30, 2018 7:39 AM
Great cause Julie!!
Sam donated $50.00
May 30, 2018 7:39 AM
YYZ left a message
May 30, 2018 6:47 AM
Sunny Days Forever! Your VCC Foodie
Happy Donor donated $100.00
May 30, 2018 6:44 AM
Michael Hovey left a message
May 30, 2018 6:43 AM
What a great cause Julie! Have a great ride.
Michael Hovey donated $50.00
May 30, 2018 6:42 AM
Happy Donor donated $50.00
May 30, 2018 5:59 AM
Marisa Mastronardi donated an undisclosed amount
May 29, 2018 12:44 PM
Gina left a message
May 29, 2018 10:28 AM
Thanks for doing this Julie!
Gina Rebancos-Fournier donated $50.00
May 29, 2018 10:27 AM
Vicky&Vince Berardi donated $50.00
May 29, 2018 10:11 AM
Speedy Electric donated $300.00
May 29, 2018 9:59 AM
Peter left a message
May 29, 2018 9:30 AM
Julie Ride strong.Keep safe.
PLP donated $100.00
May 29, 2018 9:29 AM
Lynda Horawski left a message
May 2, 2018 10:13 AM
You are amazing!! Have a great ride.
Lynda Horawski donated $50.00
May 2, 2018 10:12 AM
Danielle Wharram left a message
Mar 7, 2018 8:50 AM
So happy to have you on board again! Thank you so much for joining our ride in Caledon. Thanks for being awesome!