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Brenna Coupland's Moon Cycle Campaign

A few years ago, I met an incredible Vancouver-based yoga instructor, Brenna Coupland. I’m always amazed by the people who get involved and support Shanti Uganda and the creativity they bring to their service, but I was blown away when I returned from Uganda this spring to hear about everything Brenna had been working on!

This year, as a Shanti Uganda Volunteer, Brenna came up with the Moon Cycle Campaign. Below is her description:

“Every 28 days, the moon completes one full cycle. So too, on average, does every woman on the planet. That’s why, on July 25th, 2010, I am taking 28 days (one full moon to the next) to travel from Vancouver, BC to Winnipeg, MB by bike. Through this trip, I hope not only to raise money for Shanti Uganda to uplift women and communities in Africa, but to empower and inspire ALL women! Show your support and make a donation. Let’s roll!” – Brenna Coupland

In an effort to raise funds for our women’s group, Brenna has held multiple fundraisers, written articles on her journey and is getting ready to launch a beautiful prenatal yoga calendar.

This May, our members were so inspired by her dedication that she was elected to serve on our Board of Directors.


MAKE A DONATION: http://www.shantiuganda.org/pages/the-moon-cycle

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR TO GET INVOLVED:

http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/The-Moon-Cycle/258018504997

ATTEND THE NEXT MOON CYCLE EVENT:


Pedal For Peace
Sunday May 23rd
5:30 – 7:30pm
Rhizome Café
317 East Broadway, Vancouver

Come learn more about The Moon Cycle - one woman's ride from Vancouver to Winnipeg - and how YOU can be involved in the fun! Find out WHO Shanti Uganda is and why it's such a great idea to support them. AND, of course, come hang out with the wicked cycling community of Vancouver in one of the coolest cafes on the East side.

Great prizes have been donated from The Bike Doctor, Lululemon, Open Door Yoga and Our Community Bikes. We will also be raffling a bike from Our Community Bikes worth $250! So bring some extra change for a chance to win!

Light refreshments served - but come with an appetite: The Rhizome Kitchen will be open during the event and the cafe is fully licensed!!

So come! It's going to be a blast, AND it's practically free. Please be as generous as you can with your donation - no one will be turned away!


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