Raised:
$11,585
46%Goal:
$25,000

West Niagara

Hosted by Community Care of West Niagara

23Participants4Teams

What moves you? Join us on Saturday, October 1, 2022 for the Ride for Refuge, a family-friendly bike + walk fundraiser supporting local charities who help people seeking refuge from danger, hardship, and abuse.

Community Sponsors

West Niagara (Community Care of West Niagara) is super grateful for our fantastic 2022 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is October 1, 2022!

Schedule

  • 3:00 pm: Meet Check-in opens
  • 4:00 pm: Move Opening remarks + send-off
  • 5:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 6:00 pm: Mosey Go Home!

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Check-in

  • All participants will check-in personally at the event on Saturday, October 1, 2022.
  • 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.
  • No money or cheques will be processed at check-in.

Can't join us on event day? If you have a conflict, we hope you'll join us by fundraising and walking on your own.

Waivers

All participants should register online and accept the electronic waiver.

  • Adults: When you register online, you will automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • Youth/Children: If you have youth or children on your team, they will need to have their parent or guardian sign a printed paper waiver.
  • Waivers will be available at check-in on Event Day.

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.
  • 12 and under participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

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. Early October 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!

West Niagara Maps

Check out this year's RIDE route maps below:

West Niagara 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

CCWN Speed Demons

Lynda O'Donnell

5

2,495.00

2

Weekend Walkers

Stewart Capell

5

2,195.00

3

Providence Riders

Dan Baarda

3

1,615.00

4

Retro Rockets

Mark O'Donnell

9

950.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Carole Fuhrer

CCWN Speed Demons

2

1,100.00

2

Jay Feenstra

Providence Riders

24

1,075.00

3

Stewart Capell

Weekend Walkers

10

1,055.00

4

Lynda O'Donnell

CCWN Speed Demons

7

570.00

5

Jane Capell

Weekend Walkers

1

500.00

6

Dan Baarda

Providence Riders

4

320.00

7

Bill Versluis

Retro Rockets

3

300.00

8

Serra Marinelli

6

250.00

9

Hemmo Oosterveen

Providence Riders

2

220.00

10

Mark O'Donnell

Retro Rockets

4

200.00

11

Chris O'Donnell

Retro Rockets

1

200.00

12

Paul Litschko

Weekend Walkers

1

150.00

13

Vicki Schindel

Weekend Walkers

3

140.00

14

Dan Carroll

Retro Rockets

1

100.00

15

Leah Ann Carroll

Retro Rockets

1

100.00

16

Demitri Psiloyenis

CCWN Speed Demons

1

100.00

17

Heather Williamson

CCWN Speed Demons

2

75.00

18

David Csordas

Retro Rockets

1

50.00

19

Speedy Steve Stafford

Retro Rockets

20

Laura Martineau

Retro Rockets

21

Michelle Peters

CCWN Speed Demons

About Community Care of West Niagara

Community Care of West Niagara along with our proud community partner, United Way Niagara provide refuge and hope for the displaced, vulnerable and exploited in our community.


CCWN is a registered charitable non-profit organization that serves families, individuals, seniors, adults, youths and children in the Town of Lincoln. We are the Food Bank in Lincoln who is a direct member of Feed Ontario and associate member of Food Banks Canada.


CCWN is an organization with values based in compassion, integrity and respect for people coming from all walks of life. Our mission is to provide essential services and support to families and individuals in Lincoln who are facing economic hardship. Our goal is to bridge the journey of our vulnerable as they strive to restore balance and self-sufficiency.


Please join us for some fun and exercise while helping to Grow our Community Beyond Hunger!

2021 RIDE Photos

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Contact Us


RIDE West Niagara 2022

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

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