Phoenix Rides for Children with Brain Tumors

A desert rainstorm didn’t stop more than 150 supporters of the Phoenix Ride for Kids on Oct. 18. Motorcyclists came from across the state to support the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s research and family support programs. The event at Higley High School in Mesa honored five local... - October 22, 2015

Mississippi, Texas motorcyclists Raise $62,000 for the PBTF

Ride for Kids motorcyclists in Mississippi and Texas raised more than $62,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Oct. 26. More than 400 riders attended the events to honor the Stars, local children with brain tumors: Caiden, Caitlyn Bree, Chris, Heaven, Jocelyn, Katelyn, Katie, Mackenzi,... - October 29, 2014

Phoenix Rides for Kids with Brain Tumors

Motorcyclists at the 18th Phoenix Ride for Kids raised $22,990 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Oct. 19. Nearly 170 riders attended the event at Higley High School in Gilbert, Ariz., to honor our Stars, local children with brain tumors: Brock, Ellie, Gaites, Keegan, Leslie, Rosalena and... - October 22, 2014

South Carolina, Texas Motorcyclists Ride for Kids with Brain Tumors

Ride for Kids motorcyclists in South Carolina and Texas raised more than $152,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Oct. 12. More than 500 riders attended the events in Lexington and Fort Worth to honor the Stars, local children with brain tumors: Anna, Ashley, Aynsley, Benjamin,... - October 15, 2014

Northern California Motorcyclists Top $69,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Northern California Motorcyclists Top $69,000 for the PBTF. - October 08, 2014

Las Vegas Motorcyclists Help Kids with Brain Tumors

Motorcyclists at the 10th Las Vegas Ride for Kids raised $65,663 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Sept. 28. More than 300 riders attended the event at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway to honor local children with brain tumors. The Las Vegas Stars were Alex, Bradley, Cheyenne, Hannah,... - October 01, 2014

Motorcyclists Ride for Kids with Brain Tumors in Alabama, California

Ride for Kids motorcyclists in Alabama and California raised more than $118,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Sept. 21. More than 500 riders attended the events in Leeds, Ala., and Cardiff, Calif., to honor our Stars, local children with brain tumors: Alyssa, Bayleigh, David,... - September 25, 2014

Motorcyclists Contribute $149,000 to Help Kids with Brain Tumors

Ride for Kids motorcyclists in Maryland and Pennsylvania raised more than $149,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Sept. 14. More than 300 riders attended the events in Ellicott City, Md., and Phoenixville, Pa., to honor their Stars, local children with brain tumors: Althea, Elizabeth,... - September 17, 2014

Childhood Brain Tumor Experts to Advise Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation has invested more than $24 million in cutting-edge medical research to date. Now a new Research Advisory Network will contribute insights that help shape the PBTF’s funding priorities and evaluate the impact of its research investment on the lives of... - September 13, 2014

Puget Sound Riders Raise Money for Kids with Brain Tumors

Motorcyclists at the 22nd Puget Sound Ride for Kids raised more than $65,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Sept. 7. More than 200 riders attended the event in Carnation, Wash., to honor our local children with brain tumors. The Puget Sound Stars were Allison, Andrew, Claire, Olivia... - September 10, 2014

The PBTF and "Show Us Your Gold" for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

This month an estimated 379 children and adolescents will be diagnosed with a brain tumor. Anyone can raise awareness about childhood cancer during September by joining the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's "Show Us Your Gold" campaign. It's as easy as asking family members, neighbors,... - September 08, 2014

Starry Night 8.5K Moving to Nov. 8 at Lake Merced

Momentum is building for Starry Night San Francisco, a new 8.5K to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. More families and companies are getting involved, and have asked for more time to raise awareness and funds. Because the first year’s success will ensure continued support for... - September 05, 2014

Riders Raise $84,000 for the PBTF in Michigan, North Carolina

Ride for Kids motorcyclists in Michigan and North Carolina raised more than $84,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Aug. 24. More than 400 riders attended the events in Ann Arbor, Mich., and Asheville, N.C., to honor our Stars, local children with brain tumors: Andrea, Andrew, Hannah,... - August 27, 2014

Riders Raise $87,000 for PBTF in Massachusetts, Missouri

Ride for Kids motorcyclists in Massachusetts and Missouri raised more than $87,400 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Aug. 17. More than 350 riders attended the events in Framingham, Mass., and St. Louis, Mo., to honor our Stars, local children with brain tumors: Ashleigh, Brian,... - August 20, 2014

Motorcyclists in Three States Ride for Kids with Brain Tumors

Ride for Kids motorcyclists in New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin raised more than $157,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Aug. 3. More than 500 riders attended the events in Central Valley, N.Y., Cranberry Township, Pa., and Middleton, Wis., to honor our Stars, local children with... - August 07, 2014

Kansas City, Knoxville Motorcyclists Ride to Raise Money for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Motorcyclists in Kansas City and Knoxville combined to raise $83,481 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on July 27. More than 350 motorcyclists attended Ride for Kids events in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Overland Park, Kan., to honor local children with brain tumors. These Stars were Cameron,... - July 30, 2014

Motorcyclists in Three States Raise Money for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Motorcyclists in Illinois, Minnesota and New York combined to raise $298,661 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on July 20. More than 1,300 people attended Ride for Kids events to honor local children with brain tumors. These Stars were Alyona, C.J., Carra, Chernia, Corey, Corey, Jacub,... - July 23, 2014

Join Finish for a Cure, Raise Money for the PBTF

Lace up and join the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s new endurance program, Finish for a Cure. Through Finish for a Cure, you can dedicate your race to raising funds to help cure one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer. Each day, nearly 13 kids in this country are diagnosed with... - July 17, 2014

Brain Tumor Foundation for Children Joins PBTF as Georgia Chapter

Two of the biggest nonprofit organizations dedicated to fighting one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer are joining forces. The Brain Tumor Foundation for Children will be the Georgia Chapter of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, the world’s largest nonprofit funder of childhood... - July 17, 2014

Motorcyclists in Indiana, Ohio Raise Money for the PBTF

Motorcyclists from Marysville, Ohio to northern Indiana hit the road on Saturday and Sunday to raise more than $92,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Nearly 300 motorcyclists attended Ride for Kids events in Marysville, Ohio and South Bend, Indiana, to honor local children with brain... - July 16, 2014

Atlanta, Virginia Motorcyclists Ride for Kids with Brain Tumors

Motorcyclists in Atlanta and Virginia combined to raise $149,083 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on June 1. More than 780 motorcyclists attended Ride for Kids events in Cumming, Ga., and Mechanicsville, Va., to honor local children with brain tumors. These Stars were Alexa, Allie, Amy,... - June 04, 2014

Motorcyclists Exceed $228,500 for Kids

Ride for Kids motorcyclists in New Mexico and Texas raised $228,548 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on April 27. More than 550 motorcyclists attended the events in Albuquerque, N.M., and Humble, Texas, to honor our Stars, local children with brain tumors: Andy, Sage, Jaiden, Megan, Jake,... - April 30, 2014

Tampa Bay Area Motorcyclists Ride for Kids, PBTF

Ride for Kids rounded out the 2013 season with motorcyclists raising $38,336 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation at the Tampa Bay Area Ride for Kids on Nov. 3. About 190 participants gathered for the event at Heinrich Training Center in Lithia. The event honored four local brain tumor... - November 06, 2013

Motorcyclists in San Antonio Ride Together for PBTF

Motorcyclists at the inaugural San Antonio Ride for Kids on Oct. 27 honored five young brain tumor survivors: Jocelyn, Tristan, Heaven, Mackenzie and Lauranda. At press time, the event had raised $23,072 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. “Every day, [we] hug each other because we... - October 30, 2013

Motorcyclists in Texas, South Carolina Raise More Than $132,000 for PBTF

Motorcyclists across the South joined Ride for Kids events on Oct. 13 to raise $132,442 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. More than 735 participants gathered for the events at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth and Lexington High School in South Carolina. The events honored a total of 15... - October 16, 2013

Northern California Motorcyclists Raise $94,023 for PBTF

Northern California motorcyclists joined the area’s 22nd Ride for Kids on Oct. 6, raising $94,023 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. About 240 participants gathered at Solano Community College in Fairfield under sunny, clear skies. Brain tumor survivors Reiana, Elizabeth, Elias,... - October 09, 2013

Las Vegas Ride for Kids Raises More Than $63,000

Ride for Kids traveled west last weekend to host its ninth annual event in Las Vegas. At press time, the Sept. 29 ride had raised $63,186 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. More than 375 participants at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway honored nine young brain tumor survivors, the Stars of the... - October 04, 2013

Riders from Baltimore, San Diego Top $177,000 for PBTF

Motorcyclists banded together for Ride for Kids events in Baltimore and San Diego on Sept. 22, raising $177,593 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Seven young brain tumor survivors were the Stars of the rides in West Friendship, Md., and Cardiff, Calif. The events featured local emcee and... - September 25, 2013

Tulsa, Philadelphia Motorcyclists Raise $82,000 for PBTF

More than 340 motorcyclists in Oklahoma and Pennsylvania attended Ride for Kids events this weekend and raised $82,588 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Eleven young brain tumor survivors were the Stars of the Sept. 15 rides, held in Tulsa and Philadelphia. The events featured local... - September 18, 2013

Motorcyclists Shine, Raise More Than $182,000 at Ride for Kids

Ride for Kids motorcyclists in three states gave generously this weekend, raising $182,774 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Sixteen young brain tumor survivors were the Stars of the Sept. 8 rides, held in Alabama, Indiana and Washington. The events featured local celebrity emcee... - September 12, 2013

Motorcyclists Contribute $142,000 to Help Kids with Brain Tumors

Motorcyclists in two states did their part to combat childhood brain tumors by bringing $142,161 in donations to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Ride for Kids events on Aug. 25. Sixteen young brain tumor survivors attended the rides on mild, clear mornings in Asheville, N.C. and Ann... - August 28, 2013

New England, St. Louis Motorcyclists Top $134,000 for Cure

Motorcyclists in two states did their part to combat childhood brain tumors by bringing $134,716 in donations to Ride for Kids events on Aug. 18. Twelve young brain tumor survivors attended the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation events on mild, clear mornings in Cottleville, Mo., and Fiskdale,... - August 21, 2013

Big Ride for Kids Weekend Tops $196,000

Motorcyclists in Central Valley, N.Y., Cranberry Township, Pa., and Middleton, Wis. raise money for a cure. - August 07, 2013

Northern Indiana Motorcyclists Top $52,000 for Cure

Riders in South Bend, Indiana help fight childhood brain tumors by raising money for a cure. - July 17, 2013

Indiana Man Wins Ride for Kids, Cycle World Drawing Bike

John Bretz of Rockford, Ind. wins Ride for Kids, Cycle World drawing bike. - June 29, 2013

New Look Symbolizes PBTF Mission

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation introduces a new look. - June 26, 2013

Ride for Kids, PBTF Co-Founders Nominated for AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame

Ride for Kids, PBTF co-founders, the late Mike and Dianne Traynor, are nominees for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2013. - June 22, 2013

Riders from Ohio, Colorado Top $119,000 for Children

Motorcyclists in Independence, Ohio, and Golden, Colo., raised more than $119,000 for kids. - June 13, 2013

Georgia, Virginia Ride for Kids Donations Top $208,000

Ride for Kids participants help raise more than $208,000 for kids. - June 05, 2013

Riders Collect More Than $149,000 for Kids

Motorcyclists in Louisiana and Tennessee collected more than $149,000 to help cure the kids. - May 22, 2013

Motorcyclists Top $343,000 to Help Cure Kids

Motorcyclists gather in three states to help cure the kids. - May 08, 2013

Houston Ride for Kids Tops $239,000

Hundreds gathered for the Houston Ride for Kids, which raised more than $200,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation at ride time. - May 01, 2013

Jacksonville Riders Raise Funds for PBTF

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's Northeast Florida Ride for Kids celebrated five years hosting the charity event in Jacksonville on April 21. - April 24, 2013

Ride for Kids Season Openers Raise More Than $100,000 for PBTF

2013 Ride for Kids events kicked off on April 14, raising more than $100,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation in its first weekend. - April 17, 2013

PBTF Names Joanne Salcido VP of Medical Research and Family Support

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation has named Joanne Salcido vice president of research and family support, effective March 4. Salcido’s distinguished career has included the successful development of innovative and robust research funding programs for private foundations that are advancing... - February 28, 2013

Lyle Lovett Joins Ride for Kids as National Spokesperson

Grammy-winning musician and motorcyclist Lyle Lovett has signed on as the 2013 National Spokesperson of Ride for Kids, benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. - February 23, 2013

Texas Motorcyclist Wins "The Mission"; Roland Sands Bike Drawing Raises $78,000 for Pediatric Brain Tumor Research

Rick James of Carrollton, Texas, has won the annual Ride for KidsĀ®/Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows bike drawing. The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) randomly drew James' name from more than 18,000 entries earlier this month. The drawing generated over $78,000 to benefit the foundation, which runs the Ride for Kids program. Now in its ninth year, the giveaway has raised more than $502,000 overall. - May 17, 2009

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