> Mass Red Ribbon Ride
Mass Red Ribbon Ride is
an unprecedented collaboration among AIDS organizations
to raise funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS
175 mile ride across Massachusetts will take place on
2005. One day options include: 50, 75 or 100 mile
Join us for 1 OR 2 days!
daily mileage is 75-100 with all meals, pit stops,
support and group overnight accommodations handled by the
Producer, The AIDS Action Committee
bike ride begins in the Berkshires, passes through the
area, then over the Quabbin Reservoir and through towns in
culminating in greater Boston
exciting event is projected to have 200 riders in 2005,
2-day rider raising a minimum of $1800 for the Cause; one
raise $10 per mile
costs will be kept to a minimum to maximize the funds that
to HIV/AIDS services, with a target of returning 90% or
the funds to the beneficiaries within 3 years
may form teams of 3 or more to fund raise, train and ride
team members may be a combination of riders, crew, virtual
WITH US because
HIV/AIDS doesn't see race, color, age, sex or disability.
the 20,000 people in Massachusetts infected with HIV, 1
don't know it
and Latinos make up 50 percent of people living with AIDS
but only 12 percent of the state's population.
HIV infection rate among 13 to 24 year olds in
risen 43 percent in three years.
account for nearly one-third of people living with
HIV/AIDS in Massachusetts.
This is almost double the percentage of 10 years
city of Boston has the largest concentration of AIDS cases
state, but 63 percent of people living with AIDS in
reside outside Boston.
Ride of your life is the Ride that saves lives!
Info Line: 617.450.1100 (local)