DeKalb County RAMP is partnering with Culver’s in Sycamore for DeKalb County RAMP’s Tenth Annual Wheel-A-Thon Kick-Off, Wednesday, August 18th. Make a purchase at the Sycamore Culver’s location, 1200 DeKalb Avenue in Sycamore, between 11am-2pm and 5pm-8pm and 10% of those proceeds will benefit RAMP services for people with disabilities in DeKalb County.
DeKalb County RAMP’s Wheel-A-Thon is scheduled for September 18th this year. This isn’t your everyday rodeo! The RAMP Wheel-A-Thon has become a tradition that takes an ordinary event (like a walk-a-thon) and introduces a disability awareness aspect by focusing on the abilities of people using a wheelchair.
Cowboys and cowgirls will ride off on a two mile course, using a wheelchair to navigate the DeKalb County range. They will encounter outlaws as they face curbs, uneven sidewalks, and probably some tired arms, however; in the end they will gain a greater appreciation for the every day obstacles people with disabilities may face. Hey Partner, it’s EASY to participate! Just raise funds by asking family, friends and co-workers to support you while you support RAMP! Use a Sponsor Envelope provided by RAMP to keep track of your donations and help you reach your goal. Set up your own personal webpage and e-mail it to all of your contacts to raise additional funds! Turn in your donations at the event and enjoy the two-mile course using a wheelchair provided by RAMP. Feel free to share a chair with your friends or even walk. Teams are encouraged! Free event, just collect funds. Those who collect $50 or more will receive a Wheel-A-Thon t-shirt in addition to other great incentives. Happy Trails! Check out their website for more information.