Chainge the World Bike Ride - Refuge International

Rider Comments

"The weather was perfect. I rode the 40 mile route, which is by far one of the most scenic in East Texas. I tip my helmet to you and all the volunteers that make this ride so enjoyable."

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Become a Sponsor

All commitments are needed by August 1, 2017.

Medico: $5,000

Recognition includes:

  • A permanent plaque in the Clinic in Sarstun
  • Route markers (50)
  • Flyer in goody bag (you must provide)
  • Your banner placed at our event
  • Ad on our website
  • Ad placement on event t-shirt
  • Ad on radio PSA

Hermano: $2,500

Recognition includes:

  • A permanent plaque in the Clinic in Sarstun
  • Route markers (25)
  • Flyer in goody bag (you must provide)
  • Your banner placed at our event
  • Ad on our website
  • Ad placement on event t-shirt
  • Ad on radio PSA

Padrino: $1,000

Recognition includes:

  • Route markers (10)
  • Flyer in goody bag (you must provide)
  • Your banner placed at our event
  • Ad on our website
  • Ad placement on event t-shirt
  • Ad on radio PSA

Amigo: $500

Recognition includes:

  • Route markers (5)
  • Flyer in goody bag (you must provide)
  • Your banner placed at our event
  • Ad on our website
  • Ad placement on event t-shirt
  • Ad on radio PSA

Companero: $250

Recognition includes

  • Route markers (2)
  • Flyer in goody bag (you must provide)
  • Your banner placed at our event
  • Ad on our website
  • Ad placement on event t-shirt
  • Ad on radio PSA

Gracias: $100

Recognition includes:

  • Route marker (1)
  • Flyer in goody bag (you must provide)
  • Your banner placed at our event
  • Ad on our website
  • Ad placement on event t-shirt
  • Ad on radio PSA

Rest Stop Sponsors

Clubs, groups, teams, schools, or small businesses are needed to help with rest stops. Each rest stop must provide their own table, canopy, drinks, and cookies for the riders. If your organization wishes to hand out flyers or goodies, please contact the Refuge office so these items can be put in the goody bags; no items are to be distributed during the ride.

In-Kind Sponsors

Suggested donations include: bottled water, soft drinks, sports drinks, fruit, coupons to your business, small towels for riders at rest stops, lip balm or other samples of your products, etc.

Become a Sponsor

2015 Sponsors

Maestra Sponsor

  • CareTeam

Padrino Sponsors

  • McDonald's
  • Dr. Steve & Cindy Murry

Amigo Sponsors

  • Dr. Joseph Bell
  • Dr. Rick Earnest
  • Eastman
  • Carroll & Mary Greenwaldt
Other Sponsors
  • Gilmer National Bank
  • Johnny & Margie Medrano
  • 115th District Judge Lauren Parish
  • Political Ad Paid for by Lauren Parish
  • Judy Reese
  • State Farm Insurance Paul Herndon
  • Stewart Insurance & Realty
  • Woolley G's Bike & Fitness
In-Kind Donors
  • Gilmer Chamber of Commerce
  • The Gilmer Mirror
  • Gilmer Police Department
  • Made-Rite Company