Ride for Reading 2013 Delivery
Friday, May 10, 2013 from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM (MDT)
Things get better with age-like our third annual Ride for Reading delivery! Join Colorado Women's Cycling Project (Naked Women's Racing) for National Ride for Reading Week! See below for a quick synopsis of what Ride for Reading week is all about. For more information visit www.nakedwomenracing.com
What: Colorado-based women’s competitive cycling team Naked Women’s Racing will deliver thousands of donated children’s books by bicycle to Smith Elementary School Friday, May 10 for National Ride for Reading Week. Naked Women’s Racing partnered with the charity Ride for Reading, a non-profit with a mission to promote literacy and healthy living through the distribution of books via bicycle to children from low-income neighborhoods.
When: Delivery takes place Friday, May 10 from 8:15 am to 12 pm. We are collecting donations of books and/or cash donations for Ride for Reading from now until delivery date!
Why: In low-income neighborhoods, the ratio of books per child is one age-appropriate book for every 300 children. Reading is an integral part of education, and without books it is hard to build a strong academic base. Our children need materials to read at home and it is our goal to provide the means. And in the process, we can fight childhood obesity and nature deficit disorder through the power of cycling, too! Exercise the mind and body and lead through example.
Where: Smith Elementary School located at 3590 Jasmine Street Denver, CO 80207 Meeting Location: TBD Bike Route: It will be doable by any person of any fitness level on any bike! We assure you, so please join us.
NEW for this year: We challenge YOU to lead a Ride for Reading delivery in YOUR CITY! If we can get 5 new cities on board, then we will donate $250 to Ride for Reading on behalf of the Naked Women's Cycling team.