BENEFITING: Pax, Inc.
Founded in 1998, PAX (The Center to Prevent Youth Violence) is an innovative and uniquely effective organization working to end the crisis of youth violence in America. PAX develops focused and empowering public health and safety campaigns that promote the simple steps parents, kids and others can take to prevent violence effecting youth, including:
* school shootings
* gang-related and other urban violence
* firearm suicides, accidents and homicides that, alone, claim the lives of eight children and teens every day.
PAX's programs are measurable in their impact, in terms of both saving lives and positively influencing social norms.
This Year, PAX is participating in the TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour presented by Eastern Mountain Sports on May 1st, 2011. We expect to raise $50K toward PAX’s mission to prevent youth violence. By joining the team, you provide the means to improve groundbreaking programming and save priceless lives. You can register to ride for PAX by going to http://budurl.com/18174.
Given the recent headlines, your support is more important than ever in providing essential services to prevent violence affecting youth.
Thank you for your support!