Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Toy and Tucker Ride Delivers despite Weather

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Toy and Tucker Ride Delivers despite Weather

Article excerpt

HUNDREDS of bikers braved yesterday's miserable weather to hit the road for the annual Ulysses Toy and Tucker Ride for disadvantaged children.

For the first time in the event's history, two groups of riders started from opposite ends of the Coast a one from Caloundra and the other at Noosa a and travelled winding routes through the Coast before uniting at the Ettamogah Pub where they handed over the donations of toys and non-perishable foods they had collected for children in foster care.

Organiser Maureen Drane said the ride was in danger of being completely lost last year but being able to keep it running gave her a buzz.

aThis is my second year of co-ordinating it ... it almost came to a grinding halt for different reasons, the main one being finding someone to run it,a Mrs Drane said.

aI sort of just said a[approximately]Yep, I'll do it. …

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