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Confirmed Delivery Locations for 2013!
1. Nashville, TN
2. Denver, CO
3. Boulder, CO
4. Las Vegas, NV
5. Fort Collins, CO
6. Fairview, TN
7. Philadelphia, PA
8. Rancho Cordova, CA
9. Minneapolis, Minnesota
10. Cincinnati, OH
11. Irvine, CA
12. Grand Rapids, MI
13. Knoxville, TN
14. Tuscon, AZ
15. Collinsville, IL
16. Atlanta, GA
17. Flagstaff, AZ
18. College Park, MD
19. Phoenix, AZ
20. Tempe, AZ
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We are back for our second annual national Ride for Reading week! In 2012 we had 11 cities sign-up to host their own Ride for Reading book delivery via …
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We are excited to launch our second annual National Ride for Reading Week in Nashville with Nashville’s Mayor Karl Dean. We will be delivering books via bicycle to Warner Elementary on Tuesday, May 7th leaving from Two Rivers Skate Park at Noon sharp. Every volunteer will receive a FREE Ride for Reading t-shirt!
During the week of May 5th-11th there will be 20+ Ride for Reading deliveries happening from Maryland to California! We are very ecstatic to be kicking off this amazing week right here in Nashville.
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Like every other delivery this school year, our March delivery on the 4th was absolutely amazing thanks to all of the volunteers who came out! We have almost 30 volunteers haul over 1,000 books to 500+ screaming children at Dan Mills Elementary. All of the books delivery were donated by our newest partner Better World Books! When the riders rounded the corner to the school, they were created by the cheers of all of the hundreds of children. The day of …
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With a near sell out crowd, Sean McConnell, Brent Cobb, and Logan Brill rocked the house with their amazing abilities. This was yet another amazing show and we are already looking forward to next year. We raised a little over $4500 as this year’s event. We want to thank New Belgium Brewing for being the sponsor of this concert and for their continued support of our mission. These photos were taken by Graham Gerdeman.
We have been hoping the cat wouldn’t get out of the bag, but we are proud to announce that we will be having a professional mountain biking team in 2o13! With much hard work and the support of many, Dejay Birtch will be wearing Ride for Reading colors in his international mountain bike ventures. He will not only be focusing on getting to the top of the podium, he will serve as an ambassador of Ride for Reading. As he travels from race to race, he will be furthering our …
We are excited to announce a new partnership with Better World Books! Starting immediately, they are going to be donating a book to Ride for Reading every time we donate a book to a child. They are also supporting all of the participating cities for our National Ride for Reading Week 2013!
Better World Books (www.BetterWorldBooks.com) is a for-profit social enterprise and a global
e-retailer providing products and information to socially conscious consumers. Better World
Books collects and sells new and used books online matching each purchase with
a donation, book for book, and …
Come join the fun and help us deliver book to Ross Elementary School on Friday, February 8, 2013. We will be leaving from Inglewood Library (4312 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216) at Noon! The route will be about 6 miles each way with rolling hills. Like all of our deliveries, this is a no drop ride and we will ride as fast as the last rider. As always, you must HAVE A HELMET TO RIDE.
We will be bringing an amazing pledge from our friends at Cyclofemme and Girl Bike Love …
We are ecstatic how 2013 has begun! We had almost 30 cyclists show up on January 11, 2013 on a warm 70 degree day to deliver books to Caldwell Elementary School. We set off on a nicely 7 mile ride to the school which included several significant climbs. As we approached the school cheers and excitement from the children could be heard for blocks! When we arrived to the school we were greeted by 250+ students screaming with excitement. We talked to them about why we were there and then …
We would like to congratulate the ladies of the Naked Tribella Race Team for winning the USA Cycling Women’s club of the year. We have been honored to be partnered with them for the past two years. They have left an unbelievable Ride for Reading mark in the Denver area. Over the past two years they have donated thousands of books via bicycle to children who need them!