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Charities across the country will be benefiting from Meals On Wheels Community Services' Extreme Ride for Hunger Tour.

Participating cyclists. Picture: Danie van der Lith

VARIOUS charity organisations across the country will be benefiting from Meals On Wheels Community Services’ Extreme Ride for Hunger Tour.

The cycle tour started at the Horseshoe Motel in Kimberley and will end on Friday at the Khayelitsha Centre in Cape Town.

Around 20 cyclists, one of them being Springbok captain Siya Kolisi’s wife, Rachel, are participating in the tour which will cover approximately 1 156km.

The Extreme Ride for Hunger initiative of Meals on Wheels Community Services Northern Cape Area aims to raise as much funds as possible to assist in areas that are most in need financially.

The various charities which will benefit from this tour include:

• Britstown, Gentle Care Frail Care – 35 toiletry parcels, snacks and food items.

• Britstown, Centre – 35 food parcels for the elderly in need.

• Victoria West, Community Centre – 35 food parcels for the elderly in need. 

• Oudtshoorn, MOWCS Centre – 35 food parcels for the elderly in need.

• Riversdale, MOWCS Centre – 35 food parcels for the elderly in need.

• Riversdale, MOWCS Centre – 60 stationery parcels for primary school pupils. 

• Struisbaai, MOWCS Centre – 120 parcels for children.

• Cape Town, Khayelitsha – 1 000 meals.