Riders gather at Friends of ELIYA-USA's event booth at the at Los Angeles County Bike Coalition River Ride. Friends of ELIYA riders received event t-shirts, water bottles and great food catered by the Haifa Restaurant in Los Angeles.
Cyclists Charlie Niederman, Rabbi Marc Mandell and Dr. Mark Stein take a moment for a picture before heading our on their rides. This the fifth year that Friends of ELIYA-USA has riden with the Los Angeles County Bycyle Coalition River Ride.
Kids participating in the ride learned about bike safety and and enjoyed the Kids' Ride and Fun Fair, some with training wheels and some without!
Benjamin Ordin of Temple Beth Am and his father David take a moment to rest during the Friends of ELIYA BIKERIDE. Benjamin raised over $1,400.00 for children with visual impartment.
Cyclists who raised over $360.00 were awarded a cycling jersey with the Friends of ELIYA-USA Cycling Club design on the front..
Cyclists and volunteers present Michael Segal of ELIYA in Israel with a check for $15,500. Every cent raised from the ride goes to help with programming for children with visual impairment in Israel.