Tony urges supporters to donate generously...
Lifelong Miller Peter Maw was given a glorious send off from Chairman Tony Stewart ahead of a bike ride that will take him over 700 miles in just 10 days.
Peter, along with friends Ken Stainthorpe and Hossein Yazdi will set off on the ride in September to help raise funds for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. With brother Richard and dad Ian providing the support driving, which includes setting up camp each evening, Wales High School teacher Peter is looking to give back to the hospice that cared for his daughter Natalie.
Rotherham United Chairman Tony Stewart was at New York Stadium today to send the trio on their way with some Millers Merchandise, and give a few words of encouragement.
“When I heard about Peter’s story I wanted to see what we could do to publicise the ride,” said the Millers Chairman. “Not only is this a very worthy cause that the three of them are cycling for, but it’s an extremely difficult ride of 70 miles per day on average and the support of everyone’s donations will be needed to spur them on. It’s great to see them spreading the word of the Millers on the continent and we’ve given them some merchandise to go on their way, and I want Peter to know that we’re all behind him,.
Unfortunately, Natalie lost her battle with cancer last year at the age of 12, and Peter is looking to give something back for the two and a half years care that she received at Bluebell Wood.