This summer, six riders from around the country will bike 4,000 miles in the 2011 Ride Against AIDS: Meet Lili, Michael, Vadim, Katie, Laura, and Tim!
They can’t wait to meet you, your couch, your grandparents’ floor, or your friend’s former bunk bed…
The Ride Against AIDS is organized by FACE AIDS – a nonprofit organization that fights AIDS by building a global movement of youth dedicated to social justice and global health equity. The 2010 Ride Against AIDS raised over $50,000 for PIH programs in Rwanda.
Help out this year’s riders by offering a place to stay along the route, and forwarding this message to friends and family who are spending their s ummer in the following places. Your help is also welcome in setting up speaking engagements in any of these locations (See the full Ride timetable here):
JUNE – California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado
CA – Fairfield, Folsom, South Lake Tahoe
NV – Carson City, Fallon, Austin, Eureka, Ely, Baker
UT – Delta, Manti, Little Cedar Mountain, Thompson Springs
CO – Palisade
JULY – Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania
CO – Vail, Bailey, Wiggins, Sterling
NE – Ogallala, North Platte, Lexington, Grand Island, Lincoln, Council Bluffs
IA – Casey, Newton, Iowa City, Davenport
IL – Peru, Batavia
IN – South Bend
OH – Bryan, Toledo, Sandusky, Youngstown
PA – Pittsburgh
AUG – Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut
PA – Connellsville
MD – Cumberland, Williamsport
DE – Wilmington
PA – Philadelphia
NJ – Princeton
NY – New York City
CT – Old Lyme
Requirements – Hosts are only required to provide a place for 6 people to sleep (includes couches and floor space). In addition, any of the following is greatly appreciated: 2 meals (dinner and breakfast), shower access, and washing machine access.
For housing offers, speaking event suggestions, and other questions, cont act Ride Against AIDS coordinator Austin Keeley (Austin@faceaids.org).
To learn more about FACE AIDS, the Ride Against AIDS, and how to support the riders, please visit: www.faceaids.org/rideagainstaids.html