How to donate to the Amy Gillett-Safe Cycling Foundation

The Amy Gillett-Safe Cycling Foundation has announced details of how donations can be made to the fund which was announced yesterday by Simon Gillett, husband of Australian rider Amy Gillett who was killed when the Australian team was hit by a car in Germany on Monday of last week.

As mentioned yesterday, the foundation will initially help support the rehabilitation of Amy Gillett's five injured team-mates and in the long term will establish a scholarship program for young women cyclists and support and promote projects aimed at road safety awareness amongst cyclists and motorists.

Donations to the fund can be made:

By cheque payable to: CA Amy Gillett-Safe Cycling Foundation
PO Box 7183
Bass Hill NSW 2197

By credit card by calling Cycling Australia on (02) 9644 3002/+61 2 9644 3002 or faxing (02) 9644 3006/+61 2 9644 3006 (the latter number in both cases for readers outside Australia)

By direct deposit:
Commonwealth Bank
BSB: 062 314
Account No: 1007 8992
Please e-mail with "Foundation'" in the subject line to advise of your contribution amount, time of deposit and contact details so the organisation can record and respond to your valued support.

Cycling Australia, on behalf of its members, has contributed an initial donation of $5,000 to start the fund.

Condolences and tributes

Cyclingnews has now published four pages of tributes from cyclists and supporters from around the world who've been affected by this tragedy. Please see: Amy Gillett: Tributes, 1976-2005, Part 1, and Part 2, Part 3 (posted July 21) and Part 4 (posted July 22).

Cycling Australia has also established an email link for people who wish to send condolence messages to the family of Amy Gillett or to pass on their thoughts and wishes to those injured. Go to Cycling Australia's web site and follow the link on the home page.

Related stories:
July 25: Alexis Rhodes conscious and chirpy; Amy Gillett-Safe Foundation launched
July 24: Yaxley improving, Rhodes still unconscious
July 21: AIS head 'optimistic' about recovery; 'Brownie' tries his best
July 19: Unprecedented carnage in GermanyJuly 18: Amy Gillett dead after crash in Germany

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