Annual Fundraiser Benefits The Foundation of Hope for Mental Health Research and Treatment
Each spring, the Raleigh cycling community takes to the streets to raise funds for mental health. This year’s annual Bike for Hope, hosted by TLC for Bikes, will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Lafayette Village (8480 Honeycutt Rd. Raleigh, NC).
Participants have a choice of three routes: 15 miles, 30 miles, and 52 miles. Breakfast will be served during registration/check-in; riders may also enjoy refreshments at rest stops along the route. A post-ride celebration held on the Lafayette Village Green will include lunch, live music, and raffle prizes.
The 52-mile ride will begin at 8 a.m., with registration opening at 7 a.m.; the 30-mile ride will begin at 9 a.m., with registration opening at 8 a.m.; and the 15-mile ride begins at 9:30 a.m., with registration opening at 8:30 a.m. Participants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Participants who raise $250 or more will qualify for a customized Giordana Vero Pro Short Sleeve Jersey
Participants who raise $1,000 or more will be entered to win domestic air travel for two on Delta Airlines.
100% of the proceeds will benefit the Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness.
Event supporters include: TLC for Bikes, The Angus Barn, CAPTRUST Financial Advisors, Mojo Performance Partners, Pepsi Bottling Ventures, Aquafina, Fred Anderson Toyota, Royal Cup Coffee, Poppyseed Market, Jersey Mike’s, PDQ, White Dahlia, and UNC Rex Health Care.
To register, visit www.bikeforhope.org.
For more information:
- Call the Foundation: 919-781-9255
- Email: Jennifer Archambault at firstname.lastname@example.org or Cheryl Ann Welsh at email@example.com.
About The Foundation of Hope:
The Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Through its partnership with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Department of Psychiatry, the Foundation funds critical research focused on understanding the root causes of, and potential cures for, brain diseases. Since 1984, The Foundation has awarded 128 scientific research grants totaling more than $5 million; these funds have leveraged an additional $145 million from the National Institute of Health (NIH) and other federal agencies. To learn more, or to donate, visit www.walkforhope.com, or call 919-781-9255.