The American Red Cross is hosting the sixth annual Tour du Rouge that is a 6-day cycling tour from Houston to New Orleans. Tour du Rouge will benefit American Red Cross chapters in Houston, Beaumont, Lake Charles, Lafayette, Baton Rouge, and New Orleans. This cycling tour will be a physical challenge as well as an endeavor in humanitarian efforts.
Tour du Rouge Fast Facts:
- 6 days of cycling, May 4-9, 2014
- 533 miles total, average of 89 miles a day
- Each rider has a fundraising goal of $2,500.00
- Proceeds will benefit 6 Red Cross Chapters
American Red Cross provides emergency assistance when people are forced from their homes by fires, floods or other disasters. Military families stay connected through Red Cross Emergency Communication. Red Cross CPR and First Aid courses teach people to save a life, while Red Cross swim lessons help protect our children’s lives. The vast majority of these services are provided by our trained and dedicated volunteers, the heart of the American Red Cross. The Red Cross is neighbors helping neighbors. By supporting this worthy cause, you will be helping your neighbors by making life better in communities that are susceptible to disasters.