Facts and Accomplishments

* please see the PRR News for more information.

  • November 2012 – Giving $36,500 directly given to patients. This is with out the costs to make happen.
  • August 20, 2012- June 2012 giving hit a record high month of $36,000+ Average months have been $18,000+. August 2012 looks that it will pass the month of June’s giving with close to $40,000 given directly to patients. There is also the additional cost per person for mailing, supplies etc that makes it possible to give the $500 individual gift.
  • August 20, 2012- The PRR organization has 3 FT gals and 2 PT gals  that work on a year round basis. We are proud to be so small and make such a bug difference. But have enough work for 5 FT people. PRR needs volunteers as we try to stay a grass roots effort.
  • August 13, 2012- 2010-2011 Fiscal year for the Pink Ribbon Riders organization runs at 84% to the cause!
  • Currently PRR is receiving 5-7 applications per day for assistance.
  • In February PRR sent out close to $30,000 in patient assistance.
  • November/December:
  • Update 2010 Summer: The Pink Ribbon Riders is a small volunteer based organization. To date we have helped over 600 people diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • 107 patients were helped in 2008 with the Pink Ribbon Riders Patient Assistance Program. The 2009 Goal is to help more than 200 men and women that apply through out the year to the online program.
  • The Pink Ribbon Riders will continue to also seek patients in the areas in which they host events. These patients are referred to as public recipients as they agree to accept the assistance at the public event. All other patients that apply to the program are protected by HIPPA rules and names are not shared publicly.
  • September 2008- Public Assistance awarded to Judy from Boonville, NY given at the 1st Annual Pink Ribbon Riders Road Run. Judy is currently under going treatment in the Syracuse area and was supported by her family at the event on Sept. 20th at the Ole Barn.
  • June & July 2008- Public assistance given to Stacy Livingston of Michigan and Kathy Zito of New York. Each patient received $500. 00 from Pink Ribbon Riders. The ladies were chosen to accept the public assistance as the assistance program protects names of applicants and can not be shared with the public normally.Pink Ribbon Riders chooses to seek men and women patients that have been diagnosed with breast cancer in the states in which we fundraiser on top of the assistance program that is made available for the public to apply to. This is our way to give back to the communities in which we come to for the events that help the entire program.
  • June 2008- Pink Ribbon Riders supports local Battle Creek, Michigan volunteer breast cancer support group called “One day at a time” with breast cancer information books valued at $1,200. Survivor goodie bags were also provided to welcome new patients in May and snacks were provided by Pink Ribbon Riders supporting partners for the first meeting held.
  • March 2008- Through out the USA 46 patients have been assisted with the assistance fund. A $500.00 gift card is given towards every day needs and struggles that is associated with the diagnosis. A total of $23,000 since the start of the program in fall of 2008. Averaging about $5,000 a month given since start to the current day of March 31st.
  • Assistance to patients has been given not only in the states in which the Pink Ribbon Riders hosts their fundraising events. Currently assistance has been given in non event states of California, New Jersey, Washington, Illinois, Ohio, Texas, Kentucky, North Dakota.
  • Assistance has been given in the states in which events are held in, New York, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wyoming.
  • Sending cards and letters showing support to patients in our assistance program.
  • Financial assistance is given to local breast cancer support groups in the form of gift cards, phone cards and books that can be used as resources for newly diagnosed patients. Support groups in New York, Michigan and Wyoming have been assisted.
  • Free materials are provided to the public at every appearance by the Pink Ribbon Riders yearly. Volunteers of Pink Ribbon Riders have appeared at more than 25, 1 to 3 day appearances in one year. Over $3,000 a year is spent on being able to provide the free handouts for both men and women. Pink Ribbon Riders searches out free materials also if available to help reduce costs.
  • Survivor gifts are presented to all survivors of breast cancer at Pink Ribbon Rider breast cancer fundraising events. A small reward for their battle and fight in kicking breast cancer. Pink Ribbon Riders looks to donated items from companies and individuals in helping to reduce costs of this gift. Currently some feel good items such as the “It’s all about me” t-shirt is presented by Pink Ribbon Riders.
  • Summer of 2007, financial assistance give to The Jeff-Lewis Wellness Connection of New York. The center provides mammogram’s and also prostate cancer screening to those with out insurance or may not have enough medical insurance. Total $ 3,000.
  • Summer of 2007, financial assistance to the Governors Women’s Association of New York. The group provides wigs to those in the county that have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • Financial donation given to Central New York Komen Foundation along with the Jeff- Lewis County Wellness Connection in winter of 2007 from the Tug Hill Snow Run event.
  • 2006 was the one and only event called The Tug Hill Snow Run in New York, raising $2,500. This event was the start of a the what in a couple of years would be known as the Pink Ribbon Riders. 100% of the money raised at the first event was donated to the Roswell Cancer Institute in New York. Later in January of 2008, the Pink Ribbon Riders is still a volunteer organization, but hosts five Snow Run events and one ATV event in the USA. Through volunteers the organization has proudly grown and will continue its goals of people helping people with direct assistance.