Hitting the open highway is normally a very good time, but it is even far more so when riders know they are executing it for a very good induce.
Peak 2 Peak Roofing Business is internet hosting the very first once-a-year Rides 4 Roofs fundraiser event on Saturday, Aug. 21. The roofing firm teamed up with St. Joe Harley Davidson to put on a 90-mile motorcycle trip that will benefit St. Joseph citizens in have to have of new roofs. Peak 2 Peak Challenge Manager Shanin McCoy claimed he recognizes a will need in St. Joseph and determined it was time to do something about it.
“I satisfy with a lot of people in St. Joe that phone me out and want a roof estimate,” McCoy reported. “They’ll satisfy me at the door and they’ll say, ‘We really do not have any money, we just want to know what this is going to value. We’re waiting on the metropolis to assistance us.’ I’ll go back again a 12 months later, and nothing’s been finished.”
The 90-mile ride includes a poker run and will price tag $20 per rider and $5 for each passenger. Riders will acquire off from St. Joe Harley Davidson at 11:15 a.m.
Bikers will ride above to Easton’s Pub and Grill in Easton, and then down to Kozak’s Laketown Grill in Smithville for lunch. Following the split, riders will drive up to The Bunkhouse in Weston in advance of heading back again and ending the ride at D&G Pub and Grub. A silent auction and 50/50 raffle will be held at D&G Pub and Grub right after the ride.
All of the dollars elevated will go toward paying for a roof for 1 dwelling in St. Joseph. McCoy has been performing with area local community groups these as Neighborhood Motion Partnership and AFL-CIO to assistance identify feasible beneficiaries.
McCoy reported the ordinary price tag of a new roof in St. Joseph is $11,000 to $12,000. Men and women who need aid paying out for new roofs can qualify for a mortgage from the metropolis to shell out for the repairs. On the other hand, McCoy found out that those people financial loans are federally granted and it’s hard and time-consuming for many to qualify.
“Not every person qualifies for financing. Everybody desires a roof,” McCoy said. “My worry is people that are dwelling in these unhealthy problems due to the fact they don’t have any income, no matter if it be owing to addiction, thanks to wellness considerations, owing to age, probably they’re retired or disabled. If they are dwelling in unhealthy disorders … you want to get them taken care of.”
McCoy hopes to increase about $8,000 to $12,000 at the first once-a-year Rides 4 Roofs and has a objective of becoming able to pay back for a person roof per calendar year. As soon as the function gets extra well known, he would like to increase it to communities exterior of St. Joseph.
“This group keeps us in small business and we don’t want to just be takers,” McCoy mentioned. “We want to be able to give back again and permit people know that we’re any person they can depend on.”
McCoy said if folks are not motorcyclists, they can continue to lead to the induce by obtaining T-shirts, donating funds or giving the name of a achievable beneficiary. All details for the party can be located on the Rides 4 Roof Fb web site, and those fascinated also can call McCoy instantly at 816-752-4589 or [email protected].