Donate and Support
We are thrilled to announce we have once again been selected to participate in Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK). BFK is a non-profit program run under the Calgary Shaw Charity Classic Foundation.
100% of funds donated go directly to your chosen charity. Donations are then matched up to 50%!
Ride Across Alberta with John McWhae Fundraiser
Congratulations to Dr. John McWhae for completing his record setting ride across Alberta on July 8th! He's raised more than $11,000 and counting for Two Wheel View's Full Cycle Program. There is still time to donate at the link below!
Learn more about his ride here: https://medicinehatnews.com/news/local-news/2021/07/08/calgary-man-will-ride-bike-across-alberta-in-a-day-for-arthritis-support/
Dr. John McWhae remembers well what it was like not to be able to ride a bike. In fact, he faced barriers to riding a bike for almost a decade, due to arthritis. This summer, his goal is to ride across Alberta at its narrowest point, about 375 km, on his recumbent bike, in ONE day!
Even though he rides a recumbent, John is not taking this challenge lying down. He is training with with his coach Greg Kolodziejzyk, a World Record Holder for distance over 24 hours on both land and water. Last spring, he did a 300 km ride which included riding over Highwood Pass in under 11 hours of riding time. That ride involved nearly 2000m of climbing!
This event is registered with the World Ultra-Cycling Association and there currently exists no recorded time or documentation of such a ride. John wants to ride to support Two Wheel View ensure youth are able to overcome the barriers they face to living a life on two wheels.
John wants to ride to support Two Wheel View ensure youth are able to overcome the barriers they face to living a life on two wheels. He will be supporting our Full Cycle programs for Indigenous youth through his ride.
To make a donation to John's Ride Across Alberta, click here:
Want to donate a bike?
To continue to serve our community, Two Wheel View is opening one day a week for bike sales and bike donation drop off by appointment. Appointments can be made by calling us at (403) 744-5443 x2 (until we have our online system up and running). We are now taking appointments for Tuesdays from 2pm-7pm, starting April 7th.
For bike donation appointments:
All bike donations will be done with zero person-to-person contact. A clear ‘bike drop area’ for will be labeled outside the front door. Donors will be asked in advance to leave bikes there and to notify us once they’ve done so, either by waving, knocking on the window, or phoning.
If you are able, we ask for a five dollar per bike donation which can be e-transferred to Pat firstname.lastname@example.org
Two Wheel View currently does not offer repair services. All visits must be by appointment only.
Raise-a-Ride- Sponsor a spot on a trip for a student in need
Grocery gift cards (for snacks for Bike Club programs)
Gift cards for MEC, Campers Village & other outdoor stores
Gift cards for Lowes, Princess Auto & other hardware stores
Gas gift cards for our program van
Staples gift card (for office supplies)
Prizes for our silent auction at Vehicle for Change Fundraiser
Tools - new and used
Bike Pannier sets
BMX bikes for our Earn-a-Bike participants
These items are most needed by Two Wheel View at this time:
Two Wheel View (TWV) is a registered charity in Canada and is operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.
TWV has a broad range of support from schools, youth groups, local and national organizations, corporations, and individuals, foundation and government grants, volunteers and in-kind support.
Tax receipts can be issued for all eligible donations.