Every year cyclist and walkers come together to lend their support to raise funds to benefit the ongoing efforts of the StreetLight Mission. This year the tradition continues - on May 19, 2012 from 8 am - 4 pm StreetLight Mission is hosting the third annual Ride/Walk for the Mission.
Because the event is underwritten by generous sponsors, every donation goes to fund the work of StreetLight Mission. This valued community outreach center helps people restore their lives and journey towards wholeness through high-quality, cost effective programs and services. They provide groceries, clothing, andsubstance abuse recovery programs as well as many other things.
This year’s event promises to be a fun filled day boasting choices of four different bike courses and two walking courses. The beautiful routes are designed to be fun for the casual riders as well as challenging for those competitive riders. All the routes will have rest stops that will be stocked with water, energy drinks,fresh fruit and sandwiches. At the venue there will be plenty of food, livemusic, and children’s games & activities and inflatables.
The event kicks off at 1251 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains, New Jersey. To participate in the event, register at www.RideForTheMission.org.
Registration Prior to May 18th - $25 Adults (16 years and older), Children $10, Babies (2 and under) Free.
Registration After May 17th - $40 Adults (16 years and older), Children $10, Babies (2 and under) Free.
Registrants are asked to raise funds from their family and friends to help support the Mission. Every registered participant receives a t-shirt, water bottle and event bracelet. Prizes will be awarded to top fundraisers for teams and individual fundraisers as well as other categories. Check out the website for more information.
Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to give back, have fun, and get in shape. Sign up to ride, walk, or donate today—and do your part in restoring the lives of families in our community.
For more information about StreetLight Mission, this year’s Ride/Walk for the Mission, or for media inquiries, please contact Melisa LaTour at 908-603-5403 or via email at email@example.com.
About StreetLight Mission
StreetLight Mission is a faith basedcommunity outreach center located in the inner city of Elizabeth, New Jersey serving the people of Union County and the surrounding area who struggle with poverty, disabilities, physical abuse, substance abuse, and hopelessness. Everyone is welcome at StreetLight! They will not deny anyone access to services because of their beliefs, race, religion or sexual preference. The Mission has been incorporated as a 501c3 since 2008, but began serving those in need in the inner city of Elizabeth since1997. www.StreetLightMission.org.