Miami, FL – The Glory House of Miami will host its First Annual Charity Bike-A-Thon on Saturday, July 26, 2014. The event will take place from 8am to 12pm at Ludovici Park 17641 Old Cutler Road, Palmetto Bay, Florida. Riders are invited to come together for a worthy cause. The route begins at the park and proceeds through The Old Cutler Bike Trail to Pinecrest Gardens and back, which is approximately, 10 miles.
Statistics rank the Greater Miami area as the ninth highest sex trafficking destination in the country with half of the survivors being children. Overall, Florida ranks third in the country for sex trafficking. The Glory House of Miami is a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to provide long term shelter to sex trafficking survivors and restore them to productive, quality lives through educational and medical assistance as well as spiritual guidance. Proceeds raised from the Bike-A-Thon will benefit the organization in their efforts to build a safe house for sex trafficking survivors.
To register, please visit www.thegloryhouseofmiami.org. Registration fees are $25 for adults (includes event t-shirt) and $10 for children. Participants may also register on the morning of the event. To ensure a safe ride, all participating cyclists must wear helmets and obey applicable traffic laws during the ride.
For more information, please visit www.thegloryhouseofmiami.org