"GREENSBORO, NC April 3, 2015 – This May 25th, on Memorial Day, Wheels4Hope, a non-profit car donation organization, will place cars with veterans who need them at the 2nd Annual Memorial Day Bike Ride. The biking event will begin at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 4747 Lake Brandt Road in Greensboro, N.C.
The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a car blessing as the veterans receive the keys for the vehicles. Then, cyclists will roll out at 9 a.m. for a fun jaunt into the countryside north of Greensboro.
Riders may choose from various lengths for their rides including 6, 13, 34 and 64 mile bike rides. All riders will receive goody bags, SAG support stops, and, of course, tasty snacks at the rest stops. A catered lunch will be provided by East Coast Wings & Grill and live music performed by The Tyler Millard Band.
“Last year we had a wonderful turnout. We are expecting a record number of riders this year with the delicious addition of a fun- filled festive atmosphere and lunch from East Coast Wings,” says Tawanna Jones, Wheels4hope Program Manager. “This is our largest fundraising event of the year and proceeds will support our mission of providing affordable, reliable transportation to low wage-earning individuals referred to us by one of our partner agencies.”
Registration is now available at . Cost is $25 for adults and $10 for children 14 and under. Prices increase on the day of the ride.
Wheels4Hope Memorial Day Bike Ride is sponsored by East Coast Wings & Grill, Cycles De Oro, Westminster Presbyterian, O Graphic Studio, Blue Rhino, Great Harvest Bread Company, City of Greensboro and Lowes Foods
For more information please visit www.wheels4hope.org/bikeride. For information on becoming a sponsor or volunteering, please contact Deborah Bryant at Deborah@wheels4hope.org or call 336-355-9130
Wheels4Hope is a faith-based, non-profit car donation program that turns donated cars into local blessings. It is located in the Triangle (greater Raleigh) and Triad (greater Greensboro) areas of North Carolina. The mission is to provide affordable, reliable transportation to low-wage families and individuals who are referred by one of the partner agencies.
Since its inception in 2000, Wheels4Hope has placed more than 750 cars with individuals/families who are rebuilding their lives, transforming the lives of 1800+ adults and children. For information on donating a car please visit www.wheels4hope.org or call: 336-355-9130 or 919-832-1941."
- A Press Release