WHAT: Coinciding with National Bike Month and to bring a new way for
individuals and groups to fundraise for Red Nose Day, Walgreens and
PeopleForBikes are powering the first Ride On For Red Nose Day
Challenge and hosting a fundraising bike ride from Santa Barbara to Las
Vegas. The riders conclude their 400-mile journey at a special rider rally
in front of the Walgreens store by MGM.
WHO: Professional cyclists and experienced riders are pedaling together to
raise awareness and tens of thousands of dollars for this important
charity, which helps combat child poverty by funding programs that keep
kids safe, healthy and educated.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 – 5:30PM
Culmination celebration as cyclists complete their 400-mile journey.
Elected officials, local leaders, Walgreens executives and
PeopleForBikes leaders, representatives from Las Vegas food bank
Three Square, a Children’s Health Fund doctor, and professional cyclists
will be in attendance. Brief remarks at 5:45 PM. Photo and interview
WHERE: Walgreens Store #4763
3765 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
DETAILS: Red Nose Day launched in the U.S. in 2015 with a mission to raise
money and awareness to end child poverty and has raised more than $60
million to date for the cause. Money raised for the campaign goes to the
Red Nose Day Fund, which supports programs that keep children in need
safe, healthy and educated. Red Nose Day Fund grant recipient
organizations in Las Vegas include Feeding America’s Three Square
Food Bank. Walgreens is the exclusive retailer of the Red Nose. Last
year, four Walgreens stores in Las Vegas were the top fundraisers of the
8,000-plus stores participating in the Red Nose Day campaign.
MEDIA: Photo and interview opportunities available prior to and during the event.
Visuals on May 3 include cyclists with Red Noses, riders pedaling along
Las Vegas Blvd, Children’s Health Fund Mobile Unit with giant Red Nose.
For scheduling or questions, please contact:
(702) 240-2001 (office)
(702) 498-7365 (mobile)
For more information visit www.rideon4rednoseday.org.
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