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Motorcyclists in San Antonio Ride Together for PBTF.

Asheville, NC, October 30, 2013 --( Motorcyclists at the inaugural San Antonio Ride for Kids on Oct. 27 honored five young brain tumor survivors: Jocelyn, Tristan, Heaven, Mackenzie and Lauranda. At press time, the event had raised $23,072 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

“Every day, [we] hug each other because we don't know what tomorrow brings,” Lauranda said. “We are so thankful for all of you riders because you embrace us like we are family and we feel at home.”

More than 235 participants gathered for the event at Retama Park in Selma, Texas. Making life better for Ride for Kids Stars like Lauranda is the reason motorcyclists across the country ride for the PBTF, which funds medical research and family support programs to help eliminate the challenges of childhood brain tumors.

The event is still collecting donations online at Fundraisers will receive incentive credit through Nov. 27.

About Ride for Kids

Ride for Kids is now in its 30th year of raising awareness and funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. These fun-filled, family-friendly motorcycle rides take place across the country. More than 28,000 people in the United States are living with the diagnosis of a childhood brain tumor, and 13 more cases are identified each day. Motorcyclists have helped the PBTF become the world's largest non-governmental source of funding for childhood brain tumor research. Our programs also include free educational information about brain tumors, Internet conferences and college scholarships. American Honda is the presenting sponsor of Ride for Kids. Other supporters include GEICO, Bell Helmets and Cycle World magazine. Register online at or call 800-253-6530 to learn more.

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