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A GLOBAL COMMUNITY OF CYCLISTS

Human-trafficking is a critical global issues

Definition: “Human Trafficking is the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of people through force, fraud or deception, with the aim of exploiting them for profit. Men, women and children of all ages and from all backgrounds can become victims of this crime, which occurs in every region of the world. The traffickers often use violence or fraudulent employment agencies and fake promises of education and job opportunities to trick and coerce their victims.”

49.6 million

It's estimated 49.6 million people enslaved worldwide and 35% of them are children. (United Nations)

All 50 States

Child sex trafficking has been reported in all 50 U.S. states. (NCMEC)

$150 billion

Human trafficking is the second most profitable illegal industry in the U.S. (UNICEF)

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OUR UNIQUE SOLUTION

To harness the passion for cycling and transform it into a powerful force against human trafficking. By turning every mile cycled into a financial contribution towards this cause, we empower cyclists to make a tangible impact simply by doing what they love. Our vision is to foster a strong, globally connected community that is not just passionate about cycling but also committed to making a difference. By uniting cyclists, sponsors, and anti-human trafficking organizations, we aspire to create a world where every mile matters and brings us closer to ending human trafficking.

120 Million Strava Users

In 2021 cyclist rode a total of 10 billion miles. The 10 billion miles that cyclists uploaded to Strava accounted for half of all of the miles logged on the platform from every possible activity, with the distance enough to ride around the world 400,000 times.

10% more charitable

Cyclists are more oriented towards "the common good" measured by political participation, social participation in organisations, neighborhood solidarity, and neighborly helpfulness. 

$1500 per rescue effort

The average cost to free a victim from sexual slavery and help them begin their new life of freedom is $1500.  (Destiny Rescue)

OUR PARTNERS
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A21 is a nonprofit dedicated to abolishing human trafficking worldwide. They conduct targeted local and international interventions to prevent trafficking, provide immediate assistance to victims, and work towards their long-term restoration. Their approach adapts to the unique challenges of each region, with a focus on innovation and creating scalable impact.

Destiny Rescue Logo

Destiny Rescue is an international organization dedicated to rescuing children from sexual exploitation and human trafficking. Their mission is to play a pivotal role in ending the sexual exploitation and trafficking of children. They undertake this through direct intervention, where rescue agents actively find and rescue children, and through reintegration, supporting rescued children to reintegrate into their communities.

James Duvall
FOUNDER: JAMES DUVALL

James Duvall is a part of the pastoral team on one of a largest multi-site church in the United States. He and his wife Lisa have been married for 30 years and have three adult children. James is an avid cyclist, embarking on a journey to make a significant impact in the fight against human trafficking. Motivated by justice and a desire to bring about positive change, he founded the Hope Ride for Freedom—an annual 300-mile cycling event that stretches along Florida's east coast from Jacksonville to West Palm Beach, that empowers cyclists to raise awareness and funds to combat human trafficking.  You can support James' dedication cycle and raise money to fight human trafficking through his Trifundit Profile.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Dave Kush

Chairman

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Ray Megginson

Treasurer

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Lisa Duvall

Secretary

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Julie Mullins

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David Jasper

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Ole Olsen 

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