Riding for a Cure

16 May

Since 1984, Ride for Kids® has been helping laboratories worldwide take steps toward new and more innovative treatments for young patients with brain tumors. The program has grown to the point where the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation® (PBTF), is the official charity of the Honda Riders Club of America. Thanks to the generous support of Honda and other motorcycle industry companies, the program has raised more than $50 million for pediatric brain tumor research.

As the world’s largest non-governmental source of funding for childhood brain tumor research, the P.B.T.F is dedicated to not only eradicating this disease, but to provide support to families like Miriam. Their educational resources deliver comfort and hope to families in need of information, and their college scholarship program gives brain tumor survivors a boost for the future.

Ride for Kids

Ride for Kids

“Fundraising with Popcorn Palace is super easy and convenient.  We are out at events during the day at our booth promoting our charity and having the snack size bags for sale. People are hungry and there isn’t always food available for a quick, tasty and healthy snack. The response has been very positive. I love the way the bags are packed all ready to go!”

To learn more about The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation® please visit http://www.pbtfus.org/.

20 Responses to “Riding for a Cure”

  1. calmyourbeans May 17, 2012 at 10:07 am #

    Reblogged this on calmyourbeans.

  2. pincushion619 May 18, 2012 at 1:57 pm #

    Love the Ride for Kids, I was forever change after I participated in my first ride. I will be attending the Ride for Kids as long as I can ride.
    Come join us in San Diego on October 21st to help support PBTF.

  3. Amanda Markowitz May 18, 2012 at 2:18 pm #

    Great cause! A very committed and dedicated group – truly inspiring!

  4. Christian Mccart May 18, 2012 at 2:29 pm #

    Ive been going to there rides for 6 years now and what a great time.You can tell the kids love the time they have..Plus ive tried the popcorn and wow yummy.ok Cheers Christian McCart

    • Patty May 18, 2012 at 3:03 pm #

      What a great time I had last year on the Ride for Kids. I’m looking forward to this year’s ride, as I am so inspired by the spirit of these kids!

  5. Debbie Lindgren May 18, 2012 at 3:05 pm #

    This is a wonderful charity, event and way to support PBTF. We know Miriam and David and love all they do – truly inspirational!

  6. San Diego Harley Owners Group May 18, 2012 at 5:06 pm #

    The San DIego Harley Owners Group #0308 is honored to have supported PBTF for the last 3 years. Not only is it a worthy fundraising event, it motivates and excites the the spirit of the kids. Keep up the great work, and we’ll see you again this year.

  7. valueandpurpose May 18, 2012 at 6:51 pm #

    Wishing you continued success with your mission to make a difference…Chuck

  8. Stacy May 18, 2012 at 6:54 pm #

    I enjoyed meeting David Sam and his Mom and their dedication to this cause. I proudly support this event and David and Miriam and hope you will too!

  9. Kenneth Derr May 18, 2012 at 7:11 pm #

    Great people doing great things for kids with brain tumors. I know Miriam and David and enjoy The Ride for a Cure every year.

  10. Edel May 19, 2012 at 6:04 pm #

    I have been going to Ride for Kids events since it started in Southern Cal. The strides that have been made in the search for a cure have been tremendous! This Charity helps both the children and their families. Great to see the sirvival rate getting higher. Great Charity!

  11. Barry May 19, 2012 at 6:11 pm #

    These kids are awesome if you’ve ever been fortunate enough to spend anytime with them they have a thing or two to teach you about gratitude & heart.

  12. franstipe May 20, 2012 at 7:05 am #

    Ride for Kids and the PBTF are truely an outstanding group. After 10+ years of helping out and seeing other volunteers return and our numbers grow, it is a great thing! Come to one big event and see the smiles on the faces of the kids and the family members as they get out of the hospital and away from it all for the day! The money actually goes to research!

  13. N. Legge May 20, 2012 at 3:56 pm #

    everyone in this charity do amazing above & beyond work! They are true Angels!!

  14. Kathy May 20, 2012 at 5:24 pm #

    What a wonderful organization.Miriam and David’s dedication to this cause is amazing. david is truely an inspiration to everyone who he touch!

  15. Kelley Corwin May 21, 2012 at 11:10 am #

    Miriam and David Kaufman are amazing and inspiring! The San Diego Ride for Kids is an amazing event and Miriam and David’s dedication is a big part of why it is so amazing.

  16. Gary Magee May 21, 2012 at 12:38 pm #

    This is great and Miriam you are doing a wonderful job of getting the message out and making people aware of the problem these kids face!! Hugs to you and David!!

  17. Cheryl Horowitz May 21, 2012 at 1:22 pm #

    Miriam and David are so tremendously dedicated to this cause and to this wonderful organization. They are REALLY making a difference………!!!!!! THEY ARE TRULY AN INSPIRATION!!!!!!! I wish them, Ride for Kids and the PBTF much success!!!!

  18. Corinne Lam May 23, 2012 at 12:29 pm #

    I LOVE this foundation! Ive gone on a ride with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and it was a blast! Miriam and David are lovely… Ill ride with you anywhere… MUAH! What wonderful people with big heart and DRIIIIIIIIVE 😉

  19. Robert Duron May 28, 2012 at 7:38 pm #

    A more worthy cause and dedicated core group of volunteers will not be found anywhere else. And if ‘enduring love’ is a term for which you wish to find a definition then a short time spent around the parents and siblings of those affected with the disease will forever touch and leave you with a visual of its meaning.

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