Ride for Kids launches season, tops $90,000 for kids

04/14/14

  2014 Ride for Kids Southern California Stars
  Brain tumor survivors, Kate (left), Bryan, Brandon and Izaiah (front), help kick off the Southern California Ride for Kids.

Ride for Kids launched its season-opening rides in Southern California and South Florida with motorcyclists raising $92,912 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

More than 400 motorcyclists gathered for the events in San Bernardino, Calif. on April 12, and Deerfield Beach, Fla. on April 13. The events honored each city’s local brain tumor survivors, our Stars: Jonathan, Nick, Travis, Izaiah, Kate, Brandon and Bryan.

“When I learned on Sept.11, 1998, that Brandon had a brain tumor, I was faced with the scariest thing I’ve ever had to deal with,” said Paul, father of Southern California brain tumor survivor, Brandon. “I knew my motorcycle friends were the ones who were going to help save his life.”

Making life better for 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.

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The events are still collecting donations online at www.rideforkids.org. Southern California fundraisers will receive incentive credit through May 12, and South Florida fundraisers receive credit through May 13.

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April 11, 2015 - Southern California

April 12, 2015 - South Florida

April 19, 2015 - S.C. Midlands

April 26, 2015 - Albuquerque

April 26, 2015 - Houston

May 3, 2015 - Los Angeles

May 3, 2015 - N.C. Triangle

May 17, 2015 - Middle Tennessee

June 7, 2015 - Virginia

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