The Great Give 2016

The Great Give 2016

And it’s done! ¬†Many thanks to The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the Valley Community Foundation and our many donors for a very successful event!

We received a very generous $930 in donations!

Also thank you to the following for helping to get the word out:

  • Action Sports (Branford)
  • Berlin Bike (Berlin)
  • Chapman’s Orange Bicycle (Orange)
  • Cutting Edge (Berlin)
  • The Devil’s Gear (New Haven)
  • Oxford Parks and Recreation
  • Oxford Public Library
  • Oxford Public Works Dept.
  • Pedal Power (Middletown)
  • Suburban Sports (Berlin)
  • Zane’s Cycles (Branford)

In all, The Great Give raised $1.4 MILLION for non-profits in the Greater New Haven area.  Good job everyone!

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Stuff We’ve Done (2015):

  • Five miles of new trail @ Rockland and Pisgah (and new bridge @ Pisgah)
  • A mile of new trail @ River Highlands
  • Led rides throughout the area, including weekly series like the Ride-After-Work (RAW) rides
  • Helped save the 1000 Acre Forest (“The Preserve”) and KT’s West Branch (“Sidewinder”) property

Stuff We’re Doing (2016):

MOAR TRAILZ: We have active trail projects @ Rockland, Pisgah and River Highlands, and pending projects at Cockaponset and Branford Supply Ponds (and possibly a new project in Oxford as well).

MOAR RIDEZ: New weekly series this year include the Faturday (fat bike Saturday) rides, Wandering Wednesday rides, and a Saturday morning ride at Branford Supply Ponds.

ADVOCACY: Making local land managers more aware of what mountain bikers can do for them.

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