Healthy Living

Motorcycle ride for Fragile Kids is Aug. 16

A motorcycle ride for the Fragile Kids Foundation is Aug. 16 departing from Gene Evans Great South Harley-Davidson.

The dealership is at 185 E. Hwy. 16, Newnan, GA 30263. Cost is a $25 donation, and an extra $10 for a passenger. Registration includes lunch provided by Varsity and a ride pin.

Registration on ride day begins 9 a.m., with the ride at 10:30 a.m. For information contact: LaSocha, Crossroads F.A.I.T.H. Riders, 678-357-6855; Jenn Nolder, Jenn@fragilekids.org or 678-876-1093.

The needs of Georgia’s medically fragile children are becoming even more critical. The “insurance gap” between what is deemed medically necessary for a medically fragile child and what is actually covered by their private insurance or Medicaid, continues to widen and be impacted by state and federal budget restraints. This directly impacts the quality of life and rehabilitation potential for children with cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, genetic disorders and traumatic injury.

Fragile Kids Foundation works to bridge the gap between medical necessity and humanity. The foundation is often the last hope for families devastated by the financial, emotional and physical toll of caring for their special-needs child.



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