Kickstands up! Ride for Autism Awareness

Saturday August 27, Ride Route 66 starting at Cycle Connection in Joplin. The final destination will be Indigo Sky Casino in Wyandotte, Okla.
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Ride for Autism Awareness is Saturday, August 27, meet at Cycle Connection in Joplin at 9 a.m. to register and Kickstands Up! at 10 a.m.

JOPLIN, Mo. – Saturday morning Kickstands Up! for the Ride for Autism Awareness #Ride4AA.

Ride Route 66 starting at Cycle Connection in Joplin. The final destination will be Indigo Sky Casino in Wyandotte, Okla.

| Click here to view the event page on FB

All vehicles are welcome in this free ride with donations accepted. Raffle prizes for those who register to ride.

  • Saturday, August 27
  • Begin at Cycle Connection, 402 E. 7th, Joplin, Mo.
  • End at Indigo Sky Casino, 70220 US-60, Wyandotte, Okla.
  • Registration at 9 a.m. with Kickstands Up! at 10 a.m.

#Ride4AA t-shirt and merchandise will be for sale with all proceeds benefiting area school foundations to create and maintain sensory rooms.

WHAT ARE SENSORY ROOMS?A therapeutic space with a variety of equipment that provides students with special needs with personalized sensory input that helps these children calm and focus themselves so they can be better prepared for learning and interacting with others. The coolest part is now these rooms are also used by any student needing a therapeutic space.” – Ride for Autism Awareness

Read more when you click to FB. 

RIDE4AA MISSION

“So many schools are struggling to keep up with the demand on special needs programs.

There are all kinds of facts and data out there on Autism numbers but we’ve personally watch our son’s special needs classrooms go from 3-5 kids to 10-15 kids over the past few years and we never thought about the impact that has on our schools financially.

When we’ve donated to these programs, we see the excitement from directors and teachers. We know donations are so greatly appreciated and used for exactly what we’ve asked them to be.

Donations are impacting these kids and kids in the future.

Autism Awareness & Acceptance will always be our first goal but if we can help our schools, teachers and kids that’s a win win!” – Shaun & Amanda Hampton, Ride for Autism Awareness

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Sponsors of the Ride for Autism Awareness. Courtesy #Ride4AA

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