Ride for a Reason 2019
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Goal $5,000.00


Thank you for supporting Ride for a Reason 2019.

RIDE FOR A REASON is our annual bike ride from Oakland to Sacramento to advocate for public education, and raise essential funds for school enrichment programs in Oakland. We ride to the steps of the State Capitol to advocate for greater funding for education. 

Many elective classes and enrichment programs depend entirely on community fundraising. But community fundraising alone can’t do the deep work needed to fully support all schools. That’s why we ride to Sacramento — to bring attention to underfunded schools.

The funds we raise will be split evenly between Edna Brewer Middle School, Claremont Middle, Oakland Technical High, Emerson Elementary, Westlake Middle School, Oakland International High, Roosevelt Middle School, Skyline High School and the newest members of our school community - Life Academy and Montera Middle School!

Your donation is greatly appreciated!


  • Calla (about 2 weeks ago)

    Well done! Bravo!

  • Megan Kelly (about 3 weeks ago)

    Better late than never lol love to hear how the ride was- I’m sure u were on time and fabulous!!!! Congratulations on a job well done!

  • Joseph (about 3 weeks ago)


  • bruce (about 3 weeks ago)

    you're doing a good thing... good on you!

  • John and Leslie (about 3 weeks ago)

    DO IT!

  • JoAnne (about 3 weeks ago)

    Yay, you! Happy riding

  • Stephan White (about 3 weeks ago)

    From the entire SAH crew

  • andrew (about 4 weeks ago)

    Go Team Van Moon!

  • JOHN (about 4 weeks ago)

    May the ride is safe and the wind is at your back giving you a nice tail wind!

  • Darren & Andrea (about a month ago)

    Ride On!

  • Elizabeth (about a month ago)

    Go Kirk and Lesli!

  • georgia (about a month ago)

    Go for it! Good education is our only hope.

  • Anonymous (about a month ago)

    keep up the great work!!

  • Dan (about a month ago)

    Have a great ride!

  • Catherine (about a month ago)

    Have a fantastic ride - Cathy MacNeal

  • Geoffrey (about a month ago)

    Go Kirk and Lesli - from the BGs

  • william (about a month ago)

    Proud alums of Emerson, Rockridge, Claremont and Tech. Go for it Team van Moon. Bill and Marion

  • Rebecca (about a month ago)

    Bravo to Kirk & Lesli.

  • Jill (about a month ago)

    Go, Kirk!

  • Kerstin (about a month ago)

    Go Kirk and Lesli!! We love Public School!!

  • Bob (about a month ago)

    Go swift and safe team van Moon for a good cause.

  • L-Dawwwg/B-man (about a month ago)

    You guys are the bomb smashing through the suffer-fest training this year. Go crush it!!!

  • Marie (about a month ago)

    Keep on rolling...

  • Monica (about a month ago)

    You've got this Kirk!

  • Dan (about a month ago)

    You are nuts??

  • STEPHEN (about a month ago)


  • Kathy (about a month ago)

    Ride on!

  • Nola (about a month ago)

    beautiful reason for a long bike ride. Way to go

  • Glenda & Henry (about a month ago)

    Fly like the wind my friends! I love that you will have fun while doing such good.

  • Sid (about a month ago)


  • Marc (about a month ago)

    Go Team VanMoon!

  • Jeanne (about a month ago)

    Always happy to support this ride for a great reason!

  • Cassandra (about a month ago)

    Go Leslie & Kirk!

My Status
Number of pledges received: 39
Goal achievement: 89%
Number of page visits: 263
Days since event: 11
I am captain of 'Team van Moon'
See the Team Team van Moon

Event Information
What: Ride for a Reason 2019
Where: Oakland Tech High School
When: Friday May 10, 2019 at 05:30 AM

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