Montana motorcyclists Ride Coast-To-Coast To Help Rebuild Church

Two guys from Montana along with 3 from California and 1 from Iowa will take off from Seattle, Washington on June 4, 2012 at 8 a.m. and head for Florida. The riders will make stops in Missoula, Montana; Spearfish and Sioux Falls, South Dakota; St. Louis, Missouri; Jonesboro, Georgia and  Daytona Beach, Florida.

Their plan is to reach Salute’ on the Beach in Key West, Florida by June 10, 2012.

Riding4aMiracle is to raise awareness and funds for Set Free Ministries. The non-profit organization will need $250,000 to purchase a new building. “With this fundraiser, we want to give people a hand up and not a hand out with different programs that we offer,” says Pastor JT, Senior Pastor of Set Free Ministries. “We are so excited to see how this cross-country adventure will impact people right here in our own Great Falls community.”

To follow the men on their trip, go to www.riding4amiracle.com. You can also make donations online or by mail: Set Free Ministries Riding4aMiracle P.O. Box 6122, Great Falls, MT 59406. Contact Pastor JT by calling
406-453-4479 or pasjt@aol.com

Bikers Share Passion for Children

Members of the Maddox and Long families, including (left to right) Pam Maddox, Mallory Long, Jami Long, Andrew Long, Mike Maddox and Brian Long – along with hundreds of their friends in the motorcycle community – recently rumbled in to MCGHealth Children's Medical Center to present a donation of nearly $8,500 in memory of Kelsi Elizabeth Long.

Augusta, Ga. – More than 200 motorcyclists rumbled in to MCGHealth Children’s Medical Center during the Ninth Annual Kelsi Long Memorial Ride. The ride is organized by Mike and Pam Maddox in memory of their granddaughter Kelsi Long, who had Down syndrome and was stillborn.

This year’s fundraiser brought in more than $8,500 in donations for critical care needs at MCGHealth Children’s Medical Center. To date, the fundraiser has provided more than $70,000 for the area’s only children’s hospital.