Motorcyclists shine, raise more than $182,000 at Ride for Kids
September 09, 2013
The following is an industry press release...
Star Karissa and her dad lead the Birmingham Ride for Kids event.
Ride for Kids motorcyclists in three states gave generously this weekend, raising $182,774 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Sixteen young brain tumor survivors were the Stars of the Sept. 8 rides, held in Alabama, Indiana and Washington. The events featured local celebrity emcee appearances, motorcycle stunt performances, catered meals and more.
“Ride for Kids is a day of fun out of a normal life. It means so much to me and all the kids and families here,” said Skyler, a Puget Sound Star.
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Making life better for these Ride for Kids Stars is the reason motorcyclists across the country ride for the PBTF, which funds medical research and family support programs to help eliminate the challenges of childhood brain tumors.
The events will continue to collect donations online at www.rideforkids.org. Fundraisers will receive incentive credit through Oct. 8.