Dear Riders, Sponsors and Friends,
It was a beautiful weather day for the 9th Annual Ride for Hope benefit motorcycle ride for Pine Valley Camp! 125+ riders and meal attendees came out to support this event and because of many generous hearts, $18,972 was raised to benefit the ministry of Pine Valley Camp!
The 77 bikes went out from the New Castle Harley-Davidson Dealership and rode 126 miles to the East Brady Overlook and back. Following the ride, everyone enjoyed a meal outside, listened to great music by the band Flashback, and heard who the winners were of the 42 basket items, 50/50 raffle and door prize.
Thank you to the many individuals and organizations who worked together to make this event a success. We had 75 sponsors lend their support financially or with an in-kind gift, and 20+ individuals who volunteered their time to direct traffic, prepare/serve food, run the raffles, and do whatever else was necessary to ensure the day ran smoothly. A special Thank You to the New Castle Harley-Davidson dealership for once again hosting the ride this year. Your willingness to partner with Pine Valley to make this event a success is very much appreciated!
The monies raised will be directed towards the funding of Pine Valley’s Legacy Dining Hall, a new 300-seat structure that will be built on the camp’s Ellwood City property. Because the dining hall serves as the heart of camp where much activity and connections occur year-round, the extra space it will provide will allow Pine Valley to continue serving the hurting and at-risk kids who come to camp each year. This summer, Pine Valley served 514 campers over its 7-week camp program. Celebrating its 27th ministry year, Pine Valley remains committed to reaching out to underserved youth and continues to faithfully fulfill the mission of “Rebuilding Broken Lives through Christ.”
In closing, from Matthew Reichart, Sr., the Executive Director of Pine Valley Camp, and the Event Team members, Thank You for participating! We are continually thankful for all the people from all around who contribute towards our mission in one form or another! We could not do this without the oversight of the Lord and His people! Your generosity and involvement is greatly appreciated!
Event Team Members:
Ross & Susan Jenny
Scott & Donna Wesolek