About Our Cause

Passion for People

The Ride for Refuge is a day when Canadians declare their solidarity with millions of people in Canada and around the world who are displaced, exploited, persecuted and abused.

Who We Support

Our RIDE Partner charities serve:

  • Refugee claimants and sponsored refugees, and people displaced within their own countries
  • Migrant workers and families trying to find a better life
  • Indigenous and First Nations: People struggling with the impact of history
  • Widows and orphans: Women and men alone in extremely vulnerable situations, abandoned and disadvantaged children, including street-oriented children and youth
  • Homeless: People without homes, both urban and rural
  • The Abused: People of any age crushed by chronic abuse
  • Human Trafficking: Children, youth, and adults trafficked for profit, or enslaved as commodities for sex and pornography, or brutal unpaid work in factories, mines, and construction

Approved Programs

  • Relief & Aid: Direct aid for catastrophe, war, and oppression
  • Development & Reconstruction: Direct or third-party NGO support for development and reconstruction initiatives, including micro-finance and sustainable funding
  • Food & Water: Programs supporting nutrition, food banks, missions and accessible water
  • Shelter & Housing: Any shelter, whether temporary, permanent, or expansion
  • Medical & Dental: Treatment and follow-up care, including HIV clinics, pediatrics, pain management, and all necessary supplies
  • Education & Tuition: Job skills, trades, ESL, career, tuition support, and Biblical curriculum and training
  • Settlement & Acclimatization: New arrival support, training and financial aid
  • Counsel & Legal: Spiritual counselling, development, discipleship, care for post-traumatic stress syndrome, and immigration and refugee claim legal counsel
Got questions about the Ride for Refuge?
info@rideforrefuge.org | 1.877.743.3413