Ride for Kids Raises Funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Dozens of Ride for Kids events are being held throughout the United States this summer and fall to raise funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, whose mission is to find the cause of and the cure for childhood brain tumors through support of medical research.  Each event is slightly different, but all include a scenic motorcycle ride with hundreds of participants, followed by a light lunch and a Celebration of Life program that features interviews with young brain tumor survivors—the Ride for Kids “stars” of the day.

In 2011, more than $4.5 million was raised through events, corporate and local sponsorships, and donated goods and services. Participants are encouraged to get on their motorcycles and ride to help young brain tumor patients and their families. Prizes and recognition are given to top fundraisers.

The Ride for Kids motorcyclists’ program gives children and their families a way to connect with each other in a supportive environment. Every dollar raised makes a difference to children with brain tumors.


A list of all 2012 events can be found online at pbtfus.org/rideforkids/events/2012.


  1. Thank you for the article/press release on the 2012 Ride for Kids.

    The 2012 Atlanta Ride for Kids will take place on Sunday, June 3, 2012. Registration for this scenic, escorted ride begins at 7a.m. and closes at 9:15 a.m. at North Point Mall. Kickstands up at 9:30 a.m. sharp, rain or shine. The ride ends at Lumpkin County HS with a light lunch and Celebration of Life. The Ride for Kids benefits the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
    Registration fee is $35 per motorcycle.

    Thank you again for your support.

    EM: bvphelps@gmail.com
    Web: 2012 Atlanta Ride for Kids


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