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ends 31 Dec 2021, 11:59 PM
With the COVID-19 pandemic, while we could not walk together in person this year - we can still walk together in heart & spirit - with RDA beneficiaries & their families, as well as participants from our partner SPED schools & charity organisations in RDA's Virtual Walk-a-wheelathon.

1. 2.. 3... WALK ON! TOGETHER, towards a more inclusive COMMUNITY. In the last quarter of 2021, let's embark on a 3.9 km virtual Walk in celebration of RDA's 39th Anniversary.
Support this event by donating & participating in the virtual Walk &/or sponsoring beneficiaries to participate. We encourage participation through any form of activities at their own pace & space (Walk, Cycle, Swim, etc.) to celebrate RDA's 39th Anniversary. Participants could complete & clock 3.9km with distance/steps counter app, snap a photo in the event T-shirt & bib plus distance/steps completed, post the photo on your Facebook & social media, tag us @RDAsgp with the hashtag #TogetherTowardsAMoreInclusiveCommunity.

Rally your colleagues, families & friends to participate in this virtual event (while observing prevailing safe management measures). Each participant will receive an event T-shirt & bib plus goodie bag.

Every donation of $50 would sponsor up to 2pax for the Walk (inclusive an event T-shirt & bib plus goodie bag).

Pls expect our email within 7 days for your T-shirt size.
Collection at RDA Centre after 24 Oct onward. (Weekdays 9-6pm)

About the Charity

INSPIRING HOPE & IMPROVING LIVES OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Riding for the Disabled Association of Singapore is the only local charity which provides Therapeutic Horse-Riding and Equine-Assisted Activities for children and adults with disabilities, 100% free of charge.

Our therapy horses and ponies provide a tool for the purpose of contributing positively to the cognitive, physical, emotional and social well-being of individuals with special needs, in a non-clinical setting, that is fun and effective, helping the beneficiaries to function better in school/at work, at home and general daily activities, and ultimately helping to improve the quality of life for the beneficiaries and their families.

As part of the therapy, we bring our riders out for walks at a nearby forested trail. For many of our riders with physical disabilities, going into a forest is impossible on a wheelchair or with a walking aid. But they can do so with ease on a horse-back.

Over the years, some of our riders have advanced beyond therapy riding to international competition level! Two of our riders, Gemma Foo and Maximillian Tan, who represented Singapore in the 2012 London and 2016 Rio Paralympics Games started their riding sessions

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SUPPORTED CAUSES
Animal Welfare
Children & Youth
Community
Disability
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