PEEL REGION: Mandeep Singh Cheema Charitable Foundation organized its annual motorcycle ride – Ride For Raja – for charity this week to raise funds to support youth coming from difficult situations and to improve their lives by supporting them in positive social activities and higher education.
The foundation is a non-profit organization that hosts a motorcycle ride and a classic car and bike show every year.
It was on Sept 16, 2012, at Forks of Credit, that young Mandeep Singh Cheema lost his life
in a motorcycle accident, an event that changed the lives of those who loved him forever.
This organization began in a time of great sorrow, his family was going through a very tough time in their lives, having recently lost a loved one and they had a choice to make on how to remember his life.
Those who knew Mandeep can attest to the passion he had for life and the people in his life.
After facing such a tragedy, his family decided to celebrate Mandeep’s life in a positive way, by giving back to the community he loved so much. Deepak Anand. MPP Mississauga Malton Deepak Anand and Ron Chatha Peel Police Services Board and Member of Board of Dir Peel Children’s Aid Foundation was on hand to flag off the Ride for Raja bike ride.
In Mississauga, Mayor Bonnie Crombie was also present at the flag-off. She tweeted: It was an honour to attend @RideForRaja to celebrate the life of Mandeep Singh Cheema who sadly lost his life in a motorcycle accident. Proceeds raised through today’s ride will help Peel Children’s Aid Society ensure children in care have the opportunity to reach their full potential & pursue their dreams.