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May 03, 2016

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BENEFITING: American Red Cross

EVENT: 2016 Ride for the Red - Steel Town Trail Ride

EVENT DATE: Oct 01, 2016

Mary Sleppy

THE STORY:

PRE-EVENT REGISTRATION:

 

 

 

 

 

  • $25 fee if registered by June 1, 2016
  • $35 fee if registered between June 2 & August 1, 2016 (T-shirt Deadline)
  • $45 fee if registered between August 2 and September 30, 2016

 

Each registered rider is encouraged to raise $200 in support of the American Red Cross in addition to their initial registration fee. Get the word out about your ride! Share this page on social media or in an email to your friends and relatives. Donors will simply choose which rider they want to support and enter their credit card information on this secure site. Don't be afraid to engage your friends and colleagues in supporting your ride and growing awareness of the Red Cross mission of preventing and alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies.

 

Cash and Check donations can also be sent to: American Red Cross of Chestnut Ridge, ATTN: Ride for the Red, 351 Harvey Avenue, Suite B, Greensburg, PA 15601 - Please indicate who the donation is from and to whom it supports.

 

Register by August 1, 2016 to receive a free t-shirt for the support you leveraged. All donations are tax deductible; receipts will be provided by the American Red Cross following the event.

 

ABOUT THE EVENT: Join the fun & set your own personal goal!

 

Ride for the Red Steel Towns Trail Ride is a bicycling event in support of and assisted by the American Red Cross. Here's how it works:

  • Choose your starting location (listed below).
  • Cycle as much or as little as you choose. One mile, 10 miles, or up to 32-miles (one-way) or 64-miles (round trip) along the Great Allegheny Passage Rails to Trail between West Newton and Pittsburgh’s South Side. Riders must return to their starting location, or arrange for their own transportation upon completion of their ride.
  • Cycle at your own pace. This event is for everyone! 
  • Come prepared! Riders should carry their own water and snacks with them on the trail. In addition, Hydration Stations manned by Red Cross volunteers will be located along the trail every 4-8 miles to support rider needs by serving bottled water and light refreshments. Riders should bring their cell phones and are encouraged to ride with a  buddy. (Please refer to the Event Details & Rider Responsibilities attachment which will be accessible to participants upon registering for the event.)
Starting Locations/Terminuses:

 

 

 

 

 

Event Day Registration: 7:30 - 9:00 AM - Booths will be set up at both starting locations. 

 

West Newton Trailhead (next to the bridge, parking available)

        Address: 108 West Main Street, West Newton, PA 15089

 

Pittsburgh's South Side Works (Hot Metal Bridge area next to Hofbrauhaus of Pittsburgh, parking available)

        Address: 2705 S. Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

 

Riders will enjoy the trail alongside the Youghiogheny and Monongahela Rivers, from West Newton through the historic steel towns of Boston, McKeesport, Duquesne, Homestead, The Waterfront and Pittsburgh's Southside.

 

ABOUT THE RED CROSS:

 

 

 

 

 

  • The American Red Cross of Chestnut Ridge covers Westmoreland, Armstrong, Indiana and Fayette Counties while the American Red Cross of Southwestern Pa covers Allegheny, Washington and Greene Counties.
  •  The American Red Cross does not receive any government funding.
  • An average of 91 cents of every dollar the American Red Cross spends is invested in humanitarian services and programs.
  • Every 60 seconds 63 people are assisted by the American Red Cross.
  • 190 times a day Red Cross volunteers help a family affected by a house fire or disaster.
  • 380 times a day we connect armed forces members with their families.
  • Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$725

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Gwenix

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Dale & Cindy Lisiak

    $50

  • moses8080

     

  • Ivan Russell

    $50

  • Enlightened Rocks!

    $500

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $725 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Ivan Russell

Amount Raised

$550

Fundraiser Title

Mary Sleppy

Amount Raised

$175

Donor Comments

Enlightened Rocks!

Enlightened Rocks!

DONATION: $500

Thank You! 1 year ago

Ivan Russell

Ivan Russell

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

moses8080

moses8080

1 year ago

Dale & Cindy Lisiak

Dale & Cindy Lisiak

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Gwenix

Gwenix

DONATION: $50

Two of my friends have been greatly aided by the Red Cross after losing all of their possessions in home fires. I am very happy to contribute to their efforts! 1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

1 year ago