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GEICO renews sponsorship of PBTF Ride for Kids


  Star James and the GEICO gecko

Brain tumor survivor James hangs out with the GEICO gecko at the Colorado Ride for Kids. GEICO has renewed its national sponsorship of the PBTF’s Ride for Kids program through 2016.

GEICO has confirmed its commitment to children battling brain tumors by renewing its sponsorship agreement with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Ride for Kids program through 2016.

As the exclusive national insurance sponsor of Ride for Kids, GEICO promotes an atmosphere of safety and fun for motorcycle riders at events around the country. The company’s support also makes it possible for the PBTF to fund research and family support programs for children with brain tumors.

"GEICO is extremely proud to sponsor the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's Ride for Kids program," said Ted Ward, GEICO Vice President. "This partnership confirms our ongoing commitment to help the foundation battle this deadly form of childhood cancer.

“Ride for Kids is honored to continue our partnership with GEICO,” said Steve Reynolds, Ride for Kids national director. “We have worked together since 2010 to improve the lives of children fighting one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer. Their dedication to these Ride for Kids Stars furthers our mission to cure the kids.”

GEICO will have a presence at 37 Ride for Kids events this year. To find an event near you, visit

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 13 million private passenger customers and insures more than 22 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

GEICO’s online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes and claims reporting, and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent. GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, boats, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available. For more information, go to