Some 600 cyclists participated in the most comprehensive annual international sports charity event in Israel, with funds going to children in the ALYN hospital in Jerusalem.
By: Simona Masha/JNS
Madonna, Cher, Michael Bublé and Kathleen Turner were among well-wishers for the annual bike ride dubbed “Wheels of Love,” which broke records for Israel’s leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital ALYN, raising more than $3.5 million.
The five-day cycling tour, which offers a wide variety of routes for many riding levels, just finished up in Israel. The goal was to raise $3.2 million for children in ALYN Hospital in Jerusalem, a nonprofit medical center founded 85 years ago to rehabilitate sick kids as quickly as possible. By the end of the ride, that number reached $3,517,634.
It is the most comprehensive annual international sports charity event in Israel, attended by hundreds of riders and volunteers from the Jewish state and around the world.
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