Raised:
$6,955
27%Goal:
$25,000

Pictou County

Hosted by Safe Harbour

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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, Sept. 23, 2023!

Pictou County 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

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Movers and Shakers 2023

Cathy Hanley

5

5,005.00

2

Open Hearts Collective

Sue MacIntosh

1

1,950.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Cathy Hanley

Movers and Shakers 2023

27

2,450.00

2

Sue MacIntosh

Open Hearts Collective

13

1,950.00

3

Nora Fraser

Movers and Shakers 2023

5

1,000.00

4

Shirley MacIntosh

Movers and Shakers 2023

8

775.00

5

Sarah Santos

Movers and Shakers 2023

4

230.00

6

Anne Tokaruk

Movers and Shakers 2023

1

50.00

The Challenge

Got a big-hearted business, workplace, group, church, or community? Step up and join the Challenge to compete for your local pride in support of RIDE. Check the National Challengeboard to see more!

About Safe Harbour

Have you heard about Pictou County Safe Harbour?


Pictou County Safe Harbour (PCSH) is a community-based refugee sponsorship group that was founded in 2015 in response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis. PCSH began with the sponsorship of one family from Syria in 2016, but in the years since, PCSH has remained an active sponsorship group and has welcomed nearly 50 individuals to the community from both Syria + the Democratic Republic of the Congo. These newcomers have become vital citizens within our community - working as teachers, nursing aids, construction workers and restaurant owners.


Our goal this year and going into the future is to build communities, sponsoring family members of the families that we have already sponsored. We invite you to join us in raising funds to reunite families, families that have been separated by war and conflict.

Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is September 23, 2023!

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Scotsburn Fire Hall, Scotsburn, Nova Scotia

Schedule

  • 10:00 am: Meet Check-in + Welcome
  • 11:00 am: Move Send-off
  • 12:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 1:00 pm: Mosey Thank You! See you in 2024!


Not able to join us at the Main Event? We hope you'll register, fundraise and participate offsite with friends and family.

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: There will be one rest stop on each route with 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, September 23, 2023.
  • 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.

What to Bring

A few common sense suggestions:

  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • Your bike and helmet or walking shoes
  • Extra snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your own water bottle
  • Warm layers with moisture-repelling clothing. Late September weather can be cool, with rain and wind. The weather might also be gorgeous and sunny. So be sure to keep your eye on the forecast.
  • A passion for the charity you're walking and fundraising for!

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.

Pictou County Maps

Check out this year's RIDE route maps below:

Contact Us


RIDE Pictou County 2023

The RIDE Team Participant & Donor Services
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email pictoucounty@rideforrefuge.org

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