Address the Cycle of Domestic Violence by Bicycling!
Photo Credit: Howard Owens - The Batavian
The Batavia Lions has hosted their Bike tour year after year to raise money for community programs. This year the Lions Club is partnering up with the YWCA to raise money with the goal to end Domestic Violence. All money raised will go to programs through the YWCA and Lions Club to help families in the community.
There will be a 25 mile route and 50 mile route.
All riders will receive a swag bag, lunch and support a great cause.
For the 50 Mile ride:
Check in: 7:00-7:45am
Starting time: 8:00am
For the 25 Mile ride:
Check in: 8:15-8:45am
Starting time: 9:00am
$30.00 Per Adult
$15.00 Per kid under 16
Free for kids 5 and under
Do you have a mom? wife? daughter? It is important for you to know:
- 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of [some form of] physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime
- 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime
- On a typical day, there are more than 20,000 phone calls placed to domestic violence hotlines nationwide
- 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the United States has been raped in their lifetime