Charity: Project RIDE
Mission & Goals:
Project RIDE (Recreation, Independence, Development and Education) provides modified tricycles to children with special needs who would not otherwise have an opportunity to ride a bike. The trike is on loan to the family until the child outgrows it. This program is designed to enhance each child's recreational independence while fostering new motor and social skills. Project RIDE is a program that is sponsored by the Adolph and Rose Levis Jewish Community Center, a nonprofit, 501C3, social service organization welcoming individuals of all ages, races and religious affiliations living in South Florida.
How your contribution helps:
Purchase customized tricycles for children with special needs between the ages of 6-17. Each specially modified tricycle costs $450.00 and is on loan to a family. When the child outgrows the trike, the child is then eligible to receive a larger bike, if appropriate. Each returned bike is then given to another family whose child is ready to learn how to ride this modified bike. As we meet each family and learn more about their child's unique needs, Project RIDE will direct the family towards the many other Levis JCC programs that may benefit their child.