Motorcycle ride raises money for Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
41 Action News Staff
2:43 PM, Jul 28, 2013
6:48 PM, Jul 28, 2013
JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. - More than 100 motorcycles rode through Johnson County, Kan., on Sunday, all for a good cause.
The Kansas City Ride for Kids raises money for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
This was the 10th year of the annual ride in Kansas City.
Organizers say more than 200 people took part.
"There is 11-and-a-half kids diagnosed everyday with a brain tumor and 2,800 families living across the country with that diagnosis. So we are trying to raise money for research that will finds cures for and treatments for pediatric brain tumors," participant Don Decker said.
Decker says is hair-do even helped raise money.
After his friends raised $1,500, he shaved his head into a mohawk and died it pink.