Promote Active Transportation: Join the 2013 Climate Ride

By Brighid O'Keane on November 30, 2012

imageInvestments in biking and walking are critical to meeting the transportation and energy challenges of the 21st century. Show your support for the advocates that push those investments by signing up for the 2013 Climate Ride!

Climate Ride supports sustainability, renewable energy, and bicycle advocacy with two rides each year. Join Climate Riders for the California ride from May 19-23, 2013, or ride from New York City to Washington, DC September 21-25, 2013. Mark your calendar and register today!

To participate in the Climate Ride, you’ll pay the registration fee of $75 and then raise $2,400 for organizations committed to work on clean energy, sustainability, climate education and bicycle advocacy. This year, Climate Ride raised $6,000 for the Alliance for Biking & Walking and a total of over $300,000 for the environment, green energy and active transportation. You can designate the Alliance and any number of Alliance member organizations as your beneficiaries in 2013!

Daunted by the fundraising requirement? Don’t be! The Climate Ride is a fantastic opportunity to hone your fundraising skills and raise valuable dollars for your favorite advocacy organization. And - it’s a great way for organizations to engage membership and supporters. Read this fundraising tip sheet for organizations and riders - brought to you by the East Bay Bicycle Coalition. Sign up and start fundraising today!

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