Post-RIDE Questions

Now What?

Read below for important next steps and FAQs now that the Ride for Refuge is behind us.

Next Year's RIDE date is Saturday, October 5th, 2019

Save the date!

It's true - next year, the Ride for Refuge will be held on Saturday, October 5th, 2019. The RIDE has been on a regular schedule for the last five years - it's always the Saturday beFORE Canadian Thanksgiving. So, save the date!

What to do with cash + cheques after the RIDE

What do I do with cash, cheques or outstanding pledges?

Donation Deadlines

The RIDE site will accept online donations (credit card/paypal) and we'll receive and post mailed cheque donations until October 31, 2018.


Enter the donor data and donation amount into FundHub (see "Entering Pledges Online" below for instructions), and then pocket the money after you either write us a cheque for the amount OR pay for the donation using your credit card (better option).


All cheques must be made payable to Ride for Refuge. We can't deposit with any other payee listed. Enter the donor data and amount into FundHub (see "Entering Pledges Online" below for instructions) and then forward your My Results Form/pledge form and cheque made payable to "Ride for Refuge" to:

Blue Sea Philanthropy

Attention: Ride for Refuge

260-659 King Street East

Kitchener, Ontario


Uncollected Pledges

If someone has pledged to support you and you've not yet received their donation, please contact them soon. Remind them of their pledge, and ask for it as soon as possible, keeping in mind that the deadline for submitting the money is October 31, 2018.

Entering Pledges Online

Before sending us a cheque in the mail or paying a donation online with your own credit card, you must enter the pledge into FundHub. Here's how:

  • Log in to FundHub
  • On the left, click "Fundraising"
  • Then, on the left, click "Enter $$ or Cheques"

On this page, enter your cash or cheque donors one by one - be sure to enter all mailing address information and email address where applicable. We must have the donor's full address in order to issue a tax receipt.

To pay a pledge with your own credit card, scroll to the bottom of the "Enter $$ or Cheques" page and click "Pay" next to the pledge you'd like to pay. You can then use your credit card to pay the pledge, and your donor will receive their tax receipt immediately.

Got questions about The Ride for Refuge? / 1.877.743.3413