RIDE DAY SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2023 | REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 2023

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IMPROVING LITERACY FOR YOUTH

BE A PART OF OUR GREAT CAUSE!

The CHAFE 150 ride continues its legacy of support for education in the greater Sandpoint community.  For the past ten years, CHAFE has helped support autism programs, after school reading and literacy initiatives and the Book Trust program by contributing $525,000 to the Lake Pend Oreille School District.  For the 2023 and 2024 rides, CHAFE donations will benefit the Lake Pend Oreille School District's "Book Trust" program for all K through 3 students in its seven elementary schools.  Like in past years, a portion of the CHAFE proceeds will also support other Rotary Club of Sandpoint Youth Services programs.
 
WHAT IS BOOK TRUST?
Book Trust’s mission is to help elementary school children with little/no access to books fall in love with reading and become lifelong learners. With Book Trust, students learn the power of choice and the pride of ownership, and students’ reading levels and academic performance improve, motivating them to succeed.  Book Trust believes that Choice, Consistency and Celebration, along with access to books, create a world in which literacy removes barriers and provides all children with tools to navigate life successfully.  

HOW IS THE BOOK TRUST PROGRAM IMPLEMENTED?
Each month of the school year, Book Trust teachers engage their students in choosing books that connect to their interests. Anticipation builds as teachers place their students’ orders on Scholastic’s website and kids start asking, “Are the books here?” and “How many more days?” Upon the arrival of the coveted book box in classrooms, teachers celebrate the books with students and create excitement about being book owners. Students hug their books, and sometimes even smell them, before sharing their new prized possession with their peers. Prior to the books going home, students proudly write their names in their books and begin reading their books. Reading, or at least beginning the book, in the classroom allows students to lean on their teacher for any support and gain confidence in the new worlds they’re discovering between the pages. Books are then placed in backpacks and sent home for students to read with their families. 

TOP FUNDRAISERS EARN GREAT PRIZES!

  • Raise $4,000 and receive a Salsa Journeyer, 2022 Ride Jersey and 2023 Ride Registration

  • Raise $2,500 and receive a Garmin GPS Edge 830 Speed/Cadence Bundle Bike Computer and case, 2022 Ride Jersey and 2023 Ride Registration

  • Raise $1,000 and receive a NiteRider Lumina OLED 1200 Boost and Solas 250 light set, 2022 Ride Jersey and 2023 Ride Registration

  • Raise $500 and receive 2022 Ride Jersey and 2023 Ride Registration

  • Raise $250 and receive 2023 Ride Registration

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ORGANIZED BY SANDPOINT ROTARY

The CHAFE 150 is organized by the Rotary Club of Sandpoint. The club is dedicated to making a difference with important community and international projects. The Rotary Club of Sandpoint is a member of Rotary International, a group of 1.2 million people around the world bound together by a common theme of “Service Above Self.”

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In more than 34,000 clubs worldwide, members volunteer in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio. Learn more about the Sandpoint Rotary Club!