MyPOWER thanks its Sponsors!
Thanks to everyone involved in the journey so far! None of this would have been possible without a number of people who believed in the idea and helped us achieve everything we set out to do.
Toyota, Sold Out, Carbon Planet, The University of New South Wales, Kathmandu, Vibe, Australian Traveller Magazine, Harvey Norman, Origin, Go Natural, The Dream-Pot, The Ecovillage at Currumbin, Neco, Baden J Green Services, the Falls Festival, Taylor Brammer, Team Australia, Powerade and Graphicworks.
Toyota has supported the MyPOWER Team with the loan of a hybrid Prius support vehicle for the entire tour. From the beggining the MyPOWER Team knew that a support vehicle would be essential and the only vehicle the team considered appropriate for the job was the Toyota Hybrid Prius. Toyota has also made it possible for the boys to keep in contact with a fully interactive web site, PR support and clothing. Visit the Toyota Web Site
Sold Out have supported MyPOWER since the initial planning stages by providing professional and event management services and advice to the team, including assistance with the MyPOWER Sustainable Living Festival and Departure event. Visit the Sold Out Web Site
Carbon Planet is responsible for carbon offsetting the entire MyPOWER Tour, including Departure Day Sustainable Living Festival! Carbon Planet's mission is to enable every individual and organization on the planet to reduce their ecological footprint and global warming impact. Visit the Carbon Planet Web Site
The University of New South Wales is assisting The MyPOWER Team in creating short film documentaries. They are also kindly supplying the team with satellite phones so they can keep in contact with everyone whilst on the road. MyPOWER will be linking with the University's Sustainable Living Challenge for primary and high schools. Visit the University of New South Wales Web Site
Kathmandu have donated camping goods and cycling equipment for the MyPOWER cyclists to keep them sheltered from the harsh elements of the Australian landscape. Kathmandu have a range of sustainable products, including their Enact range of recycled and renewable clothing materials. Visit the Kathmandu Web Site
Vibe Teacher Recruitment gives Australian teachers the opportunity to gain invaluable experience teaching abroad in London. They are a major financial sponsor of The MyPOWER Tour. Visit the VIBE Web Site
Harvey Norman along with A.H.Beard have supported The MyPOWER Team with much needed tech support for the journey, including a video camera and laptop amongst other things. Visit the Harvey Norman Web Site
Origin are financial supporters of The MyPOWER Team and are an essential sponsor for MyPOWER's key messages, one of which involves signing to accredited green power. Visit the Origin Energy Web Site
On The MyPOWER Tour we are constantly in need of good quality nutritious food for long lasting energy. Go Natural supplies us with REAL food, that tastes great and support organic farming methods and delivers pesticide free grains grown with care for the environment! Visit the Go Natural Web Site
The Dream-Pot is a thermal cooker that doesn't use any constant energy! From highways in the desert to remote tropical beaches MyPOWER constantly needs nutrition and the Dream-Pot has made our cooking easy and efficient. Since using the Dream-Pot The MyPOWER Team has decreased the gas we use for cooking by 80%. Visit the Amazing Portable Dream-Pot Web Site
As part of their epic journey MyPOWER was fortunate enough to pedal into The Ecovillage at Currumbin and experience first hand the epitome of sustainable living. Needless to say, MyPOWER pedalled away feeling full of admiration for such a beautiful place. It is inspiring to connect with people that share a common goal of bringing sustainability into the mainstream way of life. It’s easy to see why The Ecovillage was awarded the World’s Best Environmental Development in 2008! Discover a whole new brand of luxurious living and visit The Ecovillage website now!
Neco is an online superstore for all things sustainable. The boys will be charging their electrical equipment with a solar panel from Neco. They have also kindly offered to support The MyPOWER Tour by donating 15% of all sales directed to them through the MyPOWER challenge! Visit the Neco Web Site
Baden J. Green Services has assisted the MyPOWER Team with ongoing accounting and business services, helping the boys establish the not-for-profit organisation it is today.
Over the 2007/08 and 2008/09 new year MyPOWER has the opportunity to link with Falls Festival. Falls is much more than a music festival and it was MyPOWER's endeavour to find out firsthand how Falls are working to reduce the ecological footprint of the festival in their aim to ultimately be the ‘greenest' festival and Australia. Visit the Falls Festival Web Site
Taylor Brammer are financial supporters of The MyPOWER Team. One project at a time, the profession of landscape architecture is helping to build a more sustainable future for Australia. Visit the Taylor Brammer Web Site
Team Australia have supported The MyPOWER Team by providing their wet weather cycling clothing, helping keep the boys peddling rain, hail or shine. Visit the Team Australia Web Site
The boys are going to get pretty thirsty on the Nullarbor. Powerade have kindly donated a years worth of Powerade satchels to power The MyPOWER Team through the harshest conditions. Visit the Powerade Web Site
Graphicworks have supported The MyPOWER Tour with the printing of their Bob trailers and media banners.