The Joy FM/Sarasota Bikes For The Homeless
February 23, 2009 at 3:49 PM (PT)
RTN Christian AC WJIS (THE JOY FM)/SARASOTA, FL hosted 107 cyclists for a 132-mile, two-day bike tour from BROOKSVILLE to BRADENTON, FL in the second “BIKE RIDE FOR THE HOMELESS.” WORD RECORDS artist MARK SCHULTZ joined the ride for the first day. Morning air personalities DAVE CRUSE and PD CARMEN BROWN hosted the event and rode the distance with listeners. Each participant raised money for local homeless shelters.
Last year’s “BIKE RIDE FOR THE HOMELESS” included 75 participants and raised $30,000 for homeless shelters. Fundraising totals were still being tallied for this year but already see a definite increase over 2008.