Raised:
$50
0%Goal:
$20,000

Orillia

Hosted by North Simcoe Victim Services

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What moves you? The Ride for Refuge, a family-friendly fundraising bike + walk in support of local charities serving people seeking hope, safety, and freedom. Join us Saturday, Oct 5, 2024!

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SAVE Support AdvocataesVictim Services

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SAVE Support AdvocataesVictim Services

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About North Simcoe Victim Services

North Simcoe Victim Services (NSVS) provides assistance for victims of crime, intimate partner violence, human trafficking, sudden death, tragic circumstance, or disaster; 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Offering emotional support and practical assistance, NSVS is a community-based charitable organization where specially-trained volunteers help with a victim’s immediate needs and provide referrals to existing community services if longer-term care is required.


North Simcoe Victim Services receives funding from the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services and relies on donations when it comes to supporting our clients. Your donation would go towards the following:


Transportation arrangements

Addressing safety concerns and safety equipment 

Home and Safety Repairs 

Emergency Accommodation 

Food security support

Basic necessities 

Crime scene clean up 

And more! 


A monetary gift to NSVS means you will be helping victims within your community receive the short- and long-term support they need.


For more information on ways to support and donate to the important work being done by NSVS contact: 


Lynn Thomas, Development Director - lynn@ns-vs.com


THANK YOU for your generous support! 

Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is October 5, 2024!

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Tudhope Park

450 Atherley Rd., Orillia

L3V 1P2


We will gather in the park beside the Barnfield Point Recreation Center for registration, opening ceremony and wrap up lunch gathering.

Washrooms are located inside Barnfield Point Recreation Center

Route Details

  • Route Distances: We have great routes where you can walk 2.5 or 5 km or bike 10 or 20 km.
  • Rest Stops: The rest stop will have yummy snacks and drinks.
  • Signage: Routes will be well-signed with our bold orange RIDE signs.
  • Route Support: Route marshals, rest stop hosts, and support vehicle drivers will provide support along the route.
  • Children 12 and Under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
  • No Pets: We love our little furballs like you do, but pets are not permitted at Ride for Refuge except for approved and trained service animals. Read more about our pet policy >

Check-in

  • All participants check-in personally at the event on Saturday, October 5, 2024.
  • T-shirts! Fundraising participants who raise $150+ (or $75+ for those under 18) will receive a RIDE shirt as a thank you on Event Day, while supplies last.
  • There is no registration fee to participate in the Ride for Refuge, but most participants raise $250-300 or more in support of their charity.

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Waivers

All participants should register online.

  • Adults accept the waiver automatically when they register online.
  • Youth/Children: under 18 need a waiver signed by their parent or guardian.
  • An online waiver form will be emailed to all parents/guardians before RIDE Day.
  • Waivers will be available at check-in on RIDE Day.

Handling Money

  • Credit Card: The Best Option! Simple, secure, automatically tax receipted for gifts of $20+. Visit the Donate page, share your personal page link, or have your donor call the RIDE Head Office.
  • Cheques: The Old Faithful - made out to Ride for Refuge with your name on the Memo line. Mail them to RIDE Head Office along with your completed pledge form.
  • Cash: You have 2 options:
  • 1. Login to FundHub, click “Enter $$ and Cheques,” create pledges for your cash donations, pay them off with your personal credit card, and keep the cash. OR...
  • 2. Write a cheque (made out to “Ride for Refuge”) for the total amount of cash you’ve collected. Mail it to the RIDE Head Office with your completed pledge sheet.

Orillia Maps

Check out this year's RIDE route maps below:

2023 RIDE Photos

Here's a collection of our favourite RIDE photos nationwide - special thanks to the many stellar photographers who sent them in!

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Contact Us


RIDE Orillia 2024

Lynn Thomas Development Director
Phone 7058261671
Email lynn@ns-vs.com

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