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Austin Motorcyclists Toy Run for Helping Hand Home a Great Success

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Thanks to the 28th annual Austin Motorcyclists Toy Run, hundreds of Texas kids will have a happier Christmas this year. The run took place December 11th with toy and funding proceeds going to the Helping Hand Home, whose mandate is to protect and restore the lives of victimized children.

Austin Motorcyclists Toy Run for Helping Hand Home Great Success

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The event saw hundreds of registrants and, despite rain conditions, collected numerous toys along the route to add to the toys that were donated by the Texan motorcyclists that were participating. In total, a semi-truck loaded with bikes and toys and bikes was collected together with monetary donations. The toys were then distributed to less fortunate families in Bell, Coryell, and Lampasas counties.

Austin Motorcyclists Toy Run for Helping Hand Home Great Success

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Over the years, the run (which is planned from Temple to Copperas Cove) has attracted riders from Dallas, Houston, and some from other states. Long-time participants keep returning year after year, in honor of the kids and the holiday season, and this year, together with toy donations, philanthropic riders raised more than twenty thousand dollars for the children. If you would like to find out more about the annual Austin Motorcyclists Toy Run, or how you can help kids in need directly, visit the Helping Hand Home events page for more information.