Riders for Health featured in The Times Christmas Campaign

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Motorcycle charity Riders for Health (RfH) has been chosen as one of the three causes featured in an annual appeal by UK newspaper The Times.

Riders provides essential transportation for health workers, supplying motorcycles, maintenance training and more to enable medical staff to be able to reach communities across Africa. Founded by Andrea and Barry Coleman, and former GP star and commentator Randy Mamola in 1996m, it has received a number of awards for the amazing changes it has made, working with the United Nations, the World Health Organisation, and running country-wide pragramme’s to mobilise medical workers in countries such as Zimbabwe.

The charity is well known for working with the MotoGP series, and holds the annual Day of Champions event on the day before the British motorcycle GP at Donington. There are also a number of auctions to raise essential funds, and currently you can bid on a Ducati 916 formerly owned by US frontman Bono.

The Times has picked three charities to support in 2007, and will be featuring reports and videos in the run-up to Christmas.Find out more about The Times appeal.


Dan Thornton

By Dan Thornton