Bike 4 Burns 2017

Bike 4 Burns is a charity bike ride that raises funds to further life-changing research into childhood burns, something very close to the hearts of firefighters and emergency services staff. 

Because scars don’t stretch and grow with the skin, a child who has a burns injury can have to endure up to 50 operations before they reach adulthood. From 8 - 13 June 2017, a dedicated group of firefighters are volunteering their time to cycle 560kms to ensure that our amazing scientists can continue the search for the best treatment and scar prevention for kids with burns injuries.

This year's ride will have the cyclists starting in Townsville and finishing in Cairns but they certainly won’t be taking the easy route, they’re taking the ‘long way ‘round’ via Ingham, Tully, Millaa Millaa, Mareeba and Port Douglas.

Over 6 days, the Bike 4 Burns cyclists will again be pushing themselves up some steep terrain and challenging roads but their challenge will soon be over, for little patients suffering from burns it is a very different story with many facing a long and often painful road to recovery. 

You can help by donating today. Every dollar will help fund research in an effort to discover the best possible care for childhood burns. 

Thank you so much for your support, without you the search for better treatments would falter. 

Bike 4 Burns 2017 - 560km

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Children's Hospital Foundation

You can make a difference and with your support, the wonders will never cease and the care will never stop.

Everything we do is made possible by the generosity of our supporters and partners in the community. With your help, we can fund life-saving research to achieve faster diagnoses, better treatments and ultimately cures for some of the most devastating childhood illnesses and injuries. With your help, our amazing entertainment, family support and care programs will continue to help children in hospital. With your help, our incredible volunteers will always be there to support sick kids, helping them to laugh and smile, get better and go home with their families.

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is the official charity of the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, the Centre for Children’s Health Research, and for all sick kids throughout Queensland.
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