Ride for Refugees Update

Posted by | May 21, 2014 | Outreach Events, The 658 Center | No Comments

Written by Sam Casey, Project 658 partner participating in Ride the Rockies event to “Ride for Refugees” raising funds and awareness for The 658 Center.

Just got back into town from vacation. Great trip. Now time to bring the pain. We are less than 3 weeks away from the ride. GULP! There are a lot of details here in this post but it’s worth reading!

Fundraising Update:

As of now we have raised about $2,000 toward our goal of $15,000.  Team Ride for Refugees is participating in the Ride the Rockies event to raise funds needed for the renovation of The 658 Center. You can support our efforts by donating toward our team!

Donate Here!

jersey-with-borderJersey Sales:

Order a custom Project 658 cycling jersey to support Team Ride for Refugees!  Jerseys should arrive early next week.  They look awesome!  Great job Steven Kasay designing this from scratch.

Purchase Jerseys Here

Group Ride:

This Saturday morning (May 24th) is the Charlotte Group ride! Join Sam, Tyler & Steven as they train to ride in support of The 658 Center at Ride the Rockies. Riders will leave from the current Project 658 office in Matthews, journey through the rolling hills of Weddington and ride to Waxhaw and back (A 20-30 mile ride option).

There will also be Family/Kid Friendly ride on the Matthews Greenway (total 4-5 miles). This is a great option for families and kids to ride together!

The group ride is free, but a donation toward their cause is appreciated. Please register using the link below.

9 AM: 30 Miler leaving 658 office at 9 AM. (downtown Matthews) 20-30 mile options
10 AM: Family bike ride on the Matthews Greenway
11 AM: Conclude the ride with powerade and bananas at 658 Office

Sign up here!

Video Documentary:

Of course we are making a movie! Steven Kasay will be running point here in capturing this whole experience! Stay tuned for viewing party details!

Thanks people. Lets do this.

For more updates, follow along with the Ride for Refugees blog found here.

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