[2 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Fannie Battle Book Delivery: June 13th!

Join us for our first ever evening book delivery via bicycle!  We will be delivering books to the Fannie Battle Day Home for Children on Friday, June 13th!  We will be leaving from Wave Country/Two Rivers Skate Park (2320 2 Rivers Pkwy, Nashville, TN)  at 4:45pm on Friday, June 13th.  Like every other delivery, we will ride as fast as the last rider.  Please bring a backpack or trailer to haul your books.  HELMETS ARE REQUIRED!  If you are interested in volunteering please click the link below!
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[24 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Dirt, Guts and Doughnuts 2013!

Dirt, Guts and Doughnuts V will be held on October 12, 2013. Can you believe it? FIVE years of DGD!

 
UPDATE! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!  Go the Event page HERE for Registration links and race information!

Dirt, Guts, & Doughnuts is unlike any other MTB race that you will ever do! This unique race consists of an 10 mile race course on one of Middle Tennessee’s best trails, Lock 4 in Gallatin, TN. Along the race route you will encounter 2 Krispy Kreme Doughnut stands. If you choose to stop and indulge, …

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[6 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
2013-2014 Delivery Kick-Off!  8/30/2013!

The school year has begun, which means our deliveries are ready to go!  Our first donation for 2013-2014 school year will be to Inglewood Elementary on Friday, August 30, 2013 leaving from Two Rivers Wave Country at 12:45pm.  To volunteer for this amazing delivery please click the link below!
Volunteer Registration

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[6 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Ride for Reading First Annual Giving Campaign

UPDATE: THANK YOU so much to everyone who contributed to our first ever annual giving campaign! With your help (and YOU know who you are!!), we raised $5,500 during Bike Month to help keep our mission alive and growing. We can’t do it without you!
Did you get left out? It’s ok! The annual campaign is over, but you can donate to Ride for Reading anytime. Our fundraiser button still works while we transition back to an everyday donation page. You can still bump that figure higher!
In the last five years Ride for …

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[15 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
You are “Keeping Us Rolling!”

What a week we have had!  Although we still have a few book deliveries via bicycle happening around the country we are in the midst of finalizing all of the numbers!  However, at this moment we donated 51,422 books during National Ride for Reading Week.  We also hosted our third annual giving campaign, “Keep Us Rolling.”  We are ecstatic to surpass our $10,000 goal by raising $10, 980!  To top this all off, we received our largest donation to date from Rhizome Productions as part of our partnership of the …

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[14 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Nashville RfR Week Delivery!  May 7th!

Our May 7th book delivery to Napier Elementary is the Nashville, home of RfR, kick-off to our national Ride for Reading Week.  We will be leaving from Tony Rose Park ( 8 Music Cir E, Nashville, TN 37203) at 1:00pm.   HELMETS ARE REQUIRED.   Every rider will get an event t-shirt and a chance to win a New Belgium Fat Tire Cruiser!  Mayor Karl Dean will be speaking once we arrive at the school!  We hope to have 100 cyclists on this delivery.  Please share this delivery opportunity with …

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[19 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
A Whole County of Children Will Get a BOOK!

 In the celebration of Read Across America week on March 3, 2014, which is also Dr. Seuss’s birthday, we are teaming up with Better World Books and the United Way of Robertson County to donate a book to every child pre-K to 5th grade in the county!  That is over 10,000 books donated!  This is the first time in our history that we have donated this many books in one donation.  We are truly excited to make this event happen!

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[21 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
5th Annual Ride for Reading Acoustic Benefit Concert by New Belgium Brewing

5th Annual Ride for Reading Benefit Concert
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We are proud to announce the 5th Annual Ride For Reading Acoustic Benefit Concert sponsored by New Belgium Brewing featuring Sean McConnell and Weston Burt with Special Guest Hailey Whitters on February 22, 2014 at 3rd and Lindsley Bar and Grill!
Tickets are $15 prior or $20 at the door.
Get your advanced tickets by clicking HERE!
5:30pm – Doors
6:00pm (30 minutes) – Hailey Whitters
6:40pm (60 minutes) – Weston Burt
7:50pm (10 minutes) – Ride For Reading Presentation
8:00pm (60 minutes) – Sean McConnell
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[12 Jan 2014 | One Comment | ]
National Ride for Reading Week 2014!

 

Bring our mission to your city in 2014!
We are back for our third annual national Ride for Reading week from May 5th-11th, 2014! In 2013we had 20 cities sign-up to host their own Ride for Reading book delivery via bicycle. During this week over 350 volunteers donated over 10,000 books to children via bicycle in low-income areas! Like last year, we are looking for cyclists around the country (ideally world) who would like to make a difference in the lives on low-income children through cycling in their cities!
However, the process …