Asheville, NC, August 19, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- St. Louis motorcyclists gathered over the weekend to honor 11 local brain tumor survivors at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's Ride for Kids event.
The family-friendly event, held at St. Charles Community College in Cottleville, raised $46,290 to support the foundation's lifesaving research and life-changing family support programs.
Brain tumor survivors are Ride for Kids Stars. The event honored Stars Ashleigh, Brian, Courtney, Daniel, Hayley, Isabelle, Jamazia, James, Josh, Sarah and Zachary.
Zachary's father, David, told the crowd, "We have come to all 14 St.Louis Ride for Kids. We come because in a small way we want to say thanks to each of you for supporting our family. I believe that Zachary would not be here without all of your support."
The event is still collecting donations online at www.rideforkids.org. Read more about the St. Louis event: http://pbtf.convio.net/site/R?i=__9hDNOgIW2lDgJHsCcbEg
About Ride for Kids
Ride for Kids is a national series of motorcycle charity events that raise awareness and funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, the world's largest nonprofit funder of research into one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer. The Ride for Kids program also funds free educational resources and college scholarships for brain tumor survivors. More than 28,000 children and teens in the United States are living with the diagnosis of a brain tumor, and nearly 13 more cases are identified each day. American Honda is the presenting sponsor of Ride for Kids. Other national supporters include GEICO and Cycle World magazine. To ride with us to cure the kids, call 800-253-6530 or go to www.rideforkids.org.