1333 Bikeathon for Preventing Suicide

Rotary Club of Colombo Regency (Lead Club) once again partnered CCCline, Australia in creating awareness about the free and confidential telephone hotline 1333 for mental health support and suicide prevention – a 1333km bike ride by volunteers around the country. RCCR together with Rotary Clubs of Jaffna, Anuradhapura, Athugalpura, Trincomalee, Colombo East and Colombo Fort coordinated 7 key centres providing the riders with lunch, water etc. and also coordinating the art competition held among school children. The brand Rotary was prominently displayed in riders jerseys as well as other advertising carried out such as posters, banners, opening and closing ceremonies etc.