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DPS Team “Are We There Yet?” to participate in the 35th annual Ben to the Shore charity bike ride

The annual Ben to the Shore ride, formerly known as the Tour de Shore, will be held on Sunday, July 24, 2022 from 7am to 3pm. The ride will be held in-person and also will include a virtual participant option.

DPS members are proud to ride in support of the families of injured first responders, to further our relationships with the community we serve, and to help support educational and recreational opportunities for children in the Philadelphia region.

Our team, “Are We There Yet?”,  includes members from Penn Police and other Division of Public Safety departments, divisional partners across the University of Pennsylvania, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Christiana Hospital.

Click here to join our team, view our team roster, or make a donation to an individual rider or our team to help us reach our fundraising goal.

Please contact Sgt. Bud Donovan (Team Captain) at  or Stacy Ritchey at if you plan on riding, or have any questions.

Thank you, and we’ll see you on the route!

Group photo of bike riders in riding gear, with their bikes and helmets, on the Ben Franklin Bridge

About Ben to the Shore:

The Ben to The Shore Bike Tour is a charity bike ride that raises money to provide necessary financial relief for the families of fallen or critically injured first responders and cultivate positive relationships and interactions between police officers and the children in the communities they serve.  The foundation that supports this ride is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, learn more here:  https://www.fbbcf.org/.

 

Riders gather at the starting line, on the back of the cycle shirt it states: Division of Public Safety, It's All About Relationships.

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