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Rocco’s Bar Mitzvah Project
March 6, 2023
Meet Rocco, a 7th grader in West Marin who is combining his love for mountain biking with service work for his Bar Mitzvah project. Rocco is taking on an Independent Challenge with Climate Ride and planning to ride 36 miles, to support the fight against climate change. He’s already raised nearly $8,000 as of the […]
Father-Son Team Take on a Week Long Independent Ride
February 13, 2023
Brian Bramson and his 16-year-old son, John Bramson, are teaming up on a self-supported week-long group ride through North Carolina this March. This father-son team is fundraising for The Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC). TLC strives to create a healthier and more vibrant Triangle region by safeguarding clean water, protecting natural habitats, supporting local farms and […]
Farming Hope
November 22, 2022
MISSION: Farming Hope is a garden-to-table job training nonprofit. They offer paid, empowering transitional employment in their garden and kitchen with formerly incarcerated or unhoused neighbors. They just secured a new long term lease with more than double the kitchen space which will help to recover more food and feed more folks in need. They also recently […]
National Interscholastic Cycling Association
November 15, 2022
MISSION: We build strong minds, bodies, character, and communities through cycling. NICA is a mission-driven nonprofit that provides youth development experiences for middle and high school students by using mountain bikes as a character building tool. Our approach focuses on teaching life skills, not just bike skills. Students participate in multiple activities including team practices […]
Sam Laity – Climate Ride Veteran and Professional Women’s Soccer Coach Offers Unique Support From Professional Athletes
November 7, 2022
Sam Laity is a two-time Climate Rider who is also a badass professional women’s soccer coach. His career has connected him to many other professional athletes, which has created some unique opportunities for those who want to support his Climate Ride fundraising! We’re excited to have the opportunity to pick his brain and share his […]
Tips on Talking about Climate Change
October 20, 2022
A fundamental part of Climate Ride’s mission is to get people talking about ways to take action on climate change. Many folks who do our events report back that fundraising gave them the impetus to have conversations they never would have otherwise. Personal chats are more likely to move people into action than almost anything […]
Craig Gaspard – Intersectional Environmentalism
October 11, 2022
  Craig Gaspard is an avid biker and advocate for protecting and healing our planet. As an environmental social worker, Craig has worked in emergency services performing psychiatric assessments in hospital emergency departments. Craig explains how the community has given him insight into the stresses that moderate/low-income families (those most impacted by climate change) experience. […]
Heidi Benson – Going The Extra Mile For The Planet
September 9, 2022
Heidi Soliday Benson is a Climate Ride veteran with an entertaining story to tell! From her varied efforts to combat climate change outside of Climate Ride events to her interesting career in sports broadcasting, Heidi is a true go-getter. She will be participating in the 2022 Green Fondo New York this month. We were lucky […]
Veteran Climate Rider Ivan Samuels’ Climate Action Through Bird Watching and Biking
July 27, 2022
When it comes to passions, Ivan Samuels knows how to multitask! Ivan is a veteran Climate Rider who participated in the California Green Fondo this year as well as seven other past rides. Not only does he put in the work for long-distance bike rides, but he also takes the opportunity to practice his passion […]
Climate Ride Veteran, Christina Kramlich, on Green Investing and Outdoor Adventure
July 11, 2022
Christina Kramlich incorporates her passion for adventuring and the climate, not only through Climate Ride but in her personal life as well. As a Climate Ride veteran, Christina has gained valuable insight into what climate action means to her and how she incorporates it in Green Investing through her career with Chicory Wealth. We picked […]
Victoria Benson’s Independent Challenge – 1,200 Mile Thru Hike From GNP to ONP
June 28, 2022
Victoria Benson set out recently to hike the Pacific Northwest Trail: a 1,200-mile journey from Glacier National Park, MT to Olympic National Park, WA. She decided to make her trip an Independent Challenge with us after bumping into a long time Climate Rider on the train ride to Glacier! We got that chance to chat […]
Ethan and Bobby’s “Down by the River” Independent Challenge
June 21, 2022
For their Independent Challenge through Climate Ride, Ethan Avey and Bobby Nyotta recently visited New Orleans as part of “Down by the River “with Louisiana Bucket Brigade. This is a group bike ride along River Road in St. Charles Parish that brings you face to face with two powerful forces in Louisiana: the environmental justice […]