‘Ride to the Arena’

We proudly dedicate our 3rd annual fundraising event to Celebrate Working Women of Washington. We owe so much to today’s working women that we had to elevate our event to showcase their power, beauty and grace on center stage – and deservedly so! We hope that every rider will share their compassion and join us as we represent loud and proud to the city of Seattle.


Proposed Date and Time: Sunday, August 17th, 2014 (2:00PM – 6:00PM, Storm game at 6:00PM)

Location: Seattle Center Key Arena, inside and outside, West and North courtyards

Ride to the Arena Donation Entry Fee: $25 rider or $35 rider w/passenger

2014 Union Ride & Charity Rally Event Entry Fee: Free to public

Primary Event details:

  • Event participants will ride to and gather at the Key Arena for an afternoon of summer activities culminating at the final season home game of the WNBA Seattle Storm’s Annual Fan Appreciation Game at 6PM on day of event. Highlighting the event will be a huge Halftime celebration for free drawing for the first ever Officially Authorized WNBA Seattle Storm Motorcycle
  • Special Event Grand Prize: Official Seattle Storm Custom Harley-Davidson Motorcycle
  • Ride to the Arena: from sponsor staging location with Firefighters MC Escort – staged at sponsor locations)
  • Outdoor Ride-In Bike Show
  • Live Music: Outdoor Stage
  • Raffles, Prizes, Awards, Vendors and Giveaways

Event Logistics:

  • Ride to the Arena: staging/ride begins at 3 locations (Lynnwood, Seattle & Tacoma). ‘Ride to Arena’ Firefighters MC
  • Bike parking: Arriving motorcycle riders will have motorcycle only parking on 1st Ave in front of Key Arena
  • Main stage: NW Courtyard
  • Ride in Bike Show: Riders may pre-enter or are selected upon arrival to participate to win cash and prizes in Free outdoor bike show
  • Live Music: Live bands on outdoor stage during afternoon of event – 2-6:00PM
  • Vendors: Positioned outside in NorthWest Courtyard with primary sponsors in West courtyard near entrance

Promotional Activities:

  • YouTube online bike build shown on all available media platforms
  • Storm Bike showcased at Beneficiaries, Storm home games and community events
  • Storm Bike on display on center court during home games
  • Annual Seattle Tattoo Convention on site same day

On behalf of every Rider, Brother, Sister, Veteran and Working Woman in Washington,we humbly thank you and invite you to join our efforts of support.

UnionRide.org is a charitable IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit community organization in the state of Washington

 Who it’s all for…


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ANEW is a Non Profit organization that has helped place women in apprenticeships & non-traditional employment for the past 33 years. They provide women of all ages, races, and backgrounds with quality training, support services and employment preparation, leading to viable and satisfying non-traditional career pathways which lead to family wage jobs. In fact, some of Washington State’s female leaders in policy making, training coordination, and labor advocacy began their careers as ANEW students and even staff.


Food Lifeline stops people from going hungry by applying ingenuity to this largely logistical problem. Our programs find creative ways to feed more families, including redirecting good food that might have otherwise gone to waste; and our policy work defends the community’s safety net and reduces barriers to people feeding themselves. In a world of plenty, there is no excuse for there to be hungry families in Western Washington.

Puget Sound Blood Center is an independent, community-based nonprofit organization with a tradition blending volunteerism, medical science and research to advance transfusion medicine and improve patient care. For the thousands of people diagnosed every year with life-threatening blood diseases and cancers like Aplastic Anemia, Leukemia and Lymphoma, a cure exists. Over the past 25 years, Be The Match®, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP), has managed the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world. They work every day to save lives through transplant.


The Seattle Storm has always had a strong commitment to the community. As a 501c(3) organization, the Seattle Storm Foundation builds on the Storm’s culture of giving and supporting the community. Our mission is to seek opportunities to champion youth development programs that use the power of sport to inspire and assist young people in reaching their full potential. The Storm Foundation’s strength is its ability to leverage the Seattle Storm brand, network and expertise to drive significant impact for these organizations and the community.

UnionRide.org is a charitable IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit community organization in the state of Washington