BENEFITING: Claires Place Foundation Inc
ORGANIZER: Claires Place Foundation Inc
EVENT DATE: Nov 01, 2014
Claires Place Foundation Inc wrote -
Thanks for visiting our fundraising page! We are doing a GLOW RIDE, a bike ride/walk/skate, to raise money for families living with cystic fibrosis on November 1, 2014 at 6:30pm from the Hermosa Beach Pier to the Manhattan Beach Pier and back! Approximately 3.4 miles on easy, flat terrain. Perfect for all ages!
Ways to get involved:
1. You can hit the big DONATE button to support our event from afar or...
2. Go one step further and help us fundraise by clicking the FUNDRAISE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN button to the right. You'll get your own fundraising page to share with all your amazing family and friends.
3. If you are going to actually RIDE in our event, please click the REGISTER button! You will be taken to our Eventbrite page...every registered rider will receive a free glow in the dark event tshirt! Don't have a bike or can't bring yours down here? No worries! If you rent your bike at Hermosa Cyclery right by the pier, they will donate 100% of the rental fees back to our foundation. Please make use of this amazing sponsorship by planning ahead to reserve a bike today Hermosa Cyclery. They have bikes and safety gear for all ages!
4. Order a Moonlight Glow Ride, glow in the dark event t-shirt and come out and cheer us on OR wear proudly in your area to spread the word about our foundation and our programs. Shirts will be available the week before the event...You can order yours by clicking the REGISTER button to the right and visiting our Eventbrite page.
We have 6 amazing sponsors for this exciting event! Thank you to NorthStar Moving Company, Hermosa Cyclery, Schomer Law Group, Denise X Lavell of Beach Girl Realty, Teen to Young Adults: The Gathering Place and Beyond Apparel Marketing for your generous support.
We will pass out glow sticks, glasses, bracelets, the works to all the participants so we can really make a scene!
We are also teaming up with The Bella Foundation, a non-profit organization that is “teen-founded, teen-governed, and teen-driven" founded by Avery Ward, Becca and Alicia Schomer and Annaliese Snowhook as a way to make a difference in the lives of others through charity-driven projects. They will be in charge of inspiring local schools to participate and help make this an exceptional, community activity.
Remember that any way you participate would be an amazing act of support. Every penny counts towards helping families and children living with this disease.
Together, with your help, we can make a real difference in the lives of families living with cystic fibrosis.
Claire’s Place Foundation, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization providing support to children and families affected by cystic fibrosis (CF). Claire’s Place Foundation is named in honor of Claire Wineland, now a teenager, who has been living with CF her entire life. The foundation provides grants to families affected by CF, offering both emotional and financial support. Claire’s Place Foundation is a way for Claire to give back with hope, strength, and joy and make meaning of what she has had to go through. For more information, please visit www.clairesplacefoundation.org.
A young author of bestseller “Every Breath I Take, Surviving and Thriving with Cystic Fibrosis,” Claire’s unique inspirational model for people living with this disease has led her to be a TEDxSpeaker and receive multiple awards including Southbay Magazine’s “Top 10 South Bay Teen”, Looking Beyond LA’s “Soaring Spirit Award,” and a recent winner of the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes 2014.