Raised:
$1,400
7%Goal:
$20,000

Vancouver Urban Ministries

2Participants1Teams12Days Left

What moves you? Join us on October 2, 2021 for the Ride for Refuge, a family-friendly cycling and walking fundraiser that supports charities who provide refuge and hope for displaced, vulnerable, and exploited people everywhere.

Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is October 2, 2021!

The Ride for Refuge is a family-friendly cycling and walking fundraising event. Team Captains select their charity of choice when they start their team.

Virtual RIDE Day

This is your own self-organized event! Here are some key things you'll need to do on October 2 (or whatever day your team participates):

  • Gather with your covid-safe bubble (or on your own)
  • Map out a safe cycling or walk route
  • Let someone know where you are
  • Bring a cell phone in case of emergency
  • Add cash and cheque pledges to your Fundhub
  • Share online as you go! #ride21
  • Keep fundraising (half of all fundraising happens in the last week!)
  • Be safe and have fun!

RIDE T-Shirts

Good news! If you've earned your t-shirt, we'll mail it to your home!


We'll send a groovy RIDE shirt to those who raise their minimums ($150 for adults, $75 for those 17 and under). Fundraise early and you'll be able to wear your shirt proudly for weeks before event day. It's a great conversation started as you recruit teammates.


Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Vancouver Urban Ministries Scoreboard

Are you thrashing the competition (for a good cause)? Find out here! Stats are updated every 15 minutes. See how you stack up on the national scoreboard >

Teams
Participants

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Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Vancouver Urban Ministries - Kid's Matter

David Innes

2

1,400.00

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Name

Team Name

Activity

Raised

1

David Innes

Vancouver Urban Ministries - Kid's Matter

Ride 50km

700.00

2

Tyler Lu

Vancouver Urban Ministries - Kid's Matter

Ride 50km

650.00

2020 RIDE Photos

Here's a collection of our favourite photos from RIDE 2020 - special thanks to our many volunteer photographers who sent them in!

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About Vancouver Urban Ministries

Vancouver Urban Ministries (VUM) helps children with learning difficulties in East Vancouver reach their full potential.


VUM provides free specialized one-on-one tutoring for children who have learning disabilities in two partner schools in our community. We also provide free music lessons, summer events, field trips, family gatherings and special events.


We work in Grandview Woodlands and Strathcona in East Vancouver. 50% of the children we tutor are Aboriginal, and 45% are from immigrant families. Most of our students are from low-income, single parent households living in subsidized housing. These families struggle with extreme poverty and the future of many of the children and youth that we connect with is considered to be “at-risk”.


In all we do, we seek to build relationships and contribute to the well-being of the community while sharing the love of Christ.


Help the families in your community by riding together with Vancouver Urban Ministries.

Contact Us


Vancouver Urban Ministries

David Innes Executive Director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 7783192214
Email david@myvum.ca

Got questions about the Ride for Refuge?
info@rideforrefuge.org | 1.877.743.3413