Since 1995, the local cycling community has raised nearly $2M for local 501c3 nonProfit organizations through the annual DREAM RIDE LANCASTER event, presented by Dream Ride Projects, itself a 501c3 nonProfit. The routes (10, 20, 30, 62.5 (Metric Century) and 100mile (Century) routes take cyclists through the rolling countryside of western and northwestern Lancaster county via the less traveled country roads, with continuous views of preserved farmland, and some of the nations most historic covered bridges.
Choose a Charity for Which to Ride
Dream Ride Projects invites cyclists of ALL ability to ride (and raise funds via pledges) for the PARTICIPATING 501c3 nonProfit of their choice, including Dream Ride Projects. As well, local 501c3 nonProfits are invited to recruit cyclists and raise funds through pledges to support their missions.
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The ultimate success of this event depends on an extraordinary VOLUNTEER effort. To volunteer, please contact:
Tom Barron (Board member & DRL Rider Support Chair) via Facebook, @ 717.951.9145 or Tom@DreamRideProjects.org - OR - Mike Ridgeway (Board member & DRP Exec. Dir.) via Facebook, @ 717.397.2503 or Mike@DreamRideProjects.org
Volunteers are needed to help in the following areas:
Registration (morning of event)
Dream Ride Lancaster Planning Committee
The Dream Ride Lancaster planning committee meets monthly. Any 501c3 nonProfit interested in participating in this event should send a representative to attend a DRL MONTHLY PLANNING MEETING to receive the most updated event information, along with guidance on how to bring this fund-raising event to fruition for your organization. Monthly meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month, beginning at 9:30am at the Community Complex located at 630 Janet Ave. Lancaster (near Lancaster Catholic High). Each meeting lasts approximately 90mins. Plan to sit through that meeting for valuable info. Fundraising Orientation Meetings are held bi-monthly for those charities looking for assistance in their efforts, contact firstname.lastname@example.org