Whether you like to ride with thousands of other bikers, do some charity work while you attend a rally just for fun, or just break away from the pack and go it alone for a cause, we’ve got some great charity rides and rallies to check out in 2017.
Dual Poker Run for Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs
Cape Coral & Naples, Florida
Dual Poker Run to benefit Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, hosted by Left 4 Dead Riding Association, Rebel Riders, and the Lost Riders RC. North Run begins in Cape Coral, South Run begins Naples, and the final stop for buth runs is Bonita Springs where there will be a variety of, activities, music, biker games, and vendors.
4th Annual Forgotten Soldiers Outreach Poker Run
Presented by The Moose Lodge 994 and MFC MC and sponsored by The Nam Knights MC and South Florida Gastroenterology. Awesome poker run to help Forgotten Soldiers Outreach send out our “We Care” packages to men and women deployed overseas that receive little to no support from the home front.
Ocala Bike Fest Fundraiser
03/31/17 - 04/01/17
Fundraiser for ARC Marion which provides services for the developmentally and intellectually disabled. There will be live music, vendors, food, adult beverages, poker run, games, bike & car show, tattoo contest, fashion show, Dog Dayz rescue & show, and much more.
Tour of Honor
Tour of Honor is a season-long, self-directed ride to memorials and monuments around the continental U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii. Beginning April 1, you can visit as many sites as you want with any route you choose. Proceeds benefit the Fisher House Foundation, Operation Comfort Warriors, or Police and Fire: The Fallen Heroes.
2017 Houston Ride for Kids®
Ride for Kids is the longest-running, most successful motorcycle charity event in the nation. Since 1984, motorcyclists have raised funds to help children with brain tumors, which are the top cause of cancer death in children.
Kyle Petty Charity Ride
05/13/17 - 05/19/17
Portland, OR to Milwaukee, WI
One of the most successful and popular charity events in the country, the annual motorcycle trek engages celebrities, ride sponsors, motorcycle enthusiasts, fans and local communities to raise funds and awareness for Victory Junction, a camp that challenges children who have a serious medical condition, and other children’s charities.
24th Annual Miracle Ride
06/03/17 - 06/04/17
The Miracle Ride is Indiana’s largest and longest running motorcycle charity event and has raised millions for Riley Hospital for Children, making life-changing differences in the lives of hundreds of thousands of children and their families.
11th Annual Thousand Islands River Run Bike Rally
06/23/17 - 06/25/17
Alex Bay, NY
Scenic ride with a view of the Thousand Islands and the St. Lawrence River. Features live music, tattoo contests, a bike show, trivia contests, and much more. Proceeds benefit the Children's Miracle Network.
Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis
Los Angeles, CA to Sturgis, SD
The Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis (VCR) is a Motorcycle Therapy program for wounded and amputee veterans. VCR takes veterans on Indian Motorcycles, in sidecars and modified trikes from Los Angeles to Sturgis South Dakota for the Sturgis Bike Rally.
Ride with the Sturgis Mayor
Join Sturgis Mayor Mark Carstensen, state and local legislators, motorcycle enthusiasts, industry professionals, celebrities, and legends during the 2017 Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ to benefit the Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department.
10th Annual Legends Ride
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® ride is dedicated to bringing rally goers together to raise significant funds for local charities. Since its inception in 2008, they’ve raised well over $400,000 for charity and hosted riders from all over the world, in addition to some of the biggest names in television, film, music, and motorcycling.
Bikes, Blues and BBQ Rally
09/20/17 - 09/23/17
Four day motorcycle rally featuring live music, BBQ events, and parades that has generated over $1,300,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters and other local non-profits since 2000.
Revvin’ 4 Research Charity Ride
In 2008, a group of female motorcycle enthusiast founded the Dixie Divas Riding Club, a female riding club that focused on giving back to the community by partnering and sponsoring local charity events.
The organizers felt that Breast Cancer is something that touches all women in some way so they founded Revvin’ 4 Research to give back and fund research.
Since the 1st Annual Revvin’ 4 Research Charity Ride in October 2009, the event’s sponsors, riders and volunteers have raised over $100,000 of which 100% of the proceeds have benefitted breast cancer research in Alabama.
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