All net proceeds are donated each year to county nonprofit organizations. 2021’s record proceeds of $37,000 includes major sponsors $10,000 from Prophasys , many other sponsors and a record 1,000 registrants. The sponsorship from Prophasys facilitated more outreach to cyclists with special needs including cyclists with adaptive bikes. The event has now raised more than $250,000 for local nonprofits since its 2014 launch!
Ride Beneficiaries – Local Non-Profit Organizations
The following 2021 Lifeline100 awards were made in October, 2021 at the Anne Arundel County Bicycle Advisory Commission meeting:
- Anne Arundel Crisis Response System $12,000
- Friends of Anne Arundel County Trails $5,500
- Friends of Kinder Farm Park $5,500
- Anne Arundel County Food Bank $2,700
- Friends of Pascal Senior Center $300
- Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (“BikeAAA”) $11,000
Anne Arundel Crisis Response System
The mission of the Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency, Inc. (AACMHA) Crisis Response System is to provide leadership and collaboration for planning, monitoring, and managing of a comprehensive continuum of mental health care to eligible residents of all ages.
Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis & Anne Arundel County
Our mission is to create a healthier, more livable Annapolis and Anne Arundel County by promoting bicycling for transportation, recreation and fitness; advocating for better bicycling conditions and transportation choices; and educating children, adults, and motorists about safe bicycling.
Special Non-profit Partners
We have partnered with a variety non-profit organizations to enable them to fund-raise using the Lifeline 100 rides. This arrangement allows a non-profit to recruit participants and fund-raise without the expense and time commitment of organizing an event. 501c3 organizations interested in this arrangement should email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.