2021 Ride Don’t Hide

Life Happens. We’re Here to Help.

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About the Event

Ride Don’t Hide is our annual casual bike ride fundraiser that brings together a community of people advocating for the erasure of the stigma surrounding mental illness. 

All funds raised  go towards sustaining and extending the accessibility of our mental health and substance abuse services.

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Virtual Event:
May 17, 2021 – May 23, 2021

Ride Don’t Hide 2021 will be held virtually from May 17-23 in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month! Cyclists of all skill levels are invited to join throughout the week-long event. 

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Multiple Routes Available:

EFR is still in the process of determining the 2021 routes. As a virtual event, riders can choose their routes, distances, and days to participate. Not sure where to ride? Check back for our featured route of the day!

Registration is $30 and includes a complementary T-shirt

Why We Ride

Now more than ever, mental health awareness can’t wait. This year has taken a toll on our friends’, families’, and neighbors’ mental health, and we’ve seen a greater need for life-saving addiction treatment and counseling programs.

40%

of Americans are struggling with new or worsened mental health conditions

13%

of Americans started or increased their substance use as a way to cope with stress from the pandemic 

50%

of those in need of mental health services are unable to receive them due to the high cost of treatment 

Your support of Ride Don’t Hide impacts lives by helping us provide a lifeline to those in need of affordable mental health and addiction treatment services. All funds raised through Ride Don’t Hide go towards sustaining and extending the accessibility of our mental health and substance abuse services.

Presenting Sponsor – Des Moines Radio Group

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