The Best Dam Ride is an annual group bicycling event at J. Strom Thurmond Dam, featuring road and trail bicycling routes, themed rest stops, and a catered lunch. Plus, all proceeds benefit local charities.
Join us on Sunday, October 2, 2022.
“The Best Dam Bike Ride gets bigger each year!”
— PHIL COHEN, FOUNDER
Want to join us in making a difference? We're generating support to assist the Furniture Bank, which provides basic household items to previously unsheltered families and individuals due to the loss of employment or other circumstances beyond their control, the Bike program that provides bicycles and alternative means of transportation and recreation, and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program which offers free electronic tax preparation to elderly and low-income taxpayers. Any donation will help create an impact. Any donation will make a difference. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to us.
Your contributions will enable us to meet our goal of serving 800 families in 2022 with basic human needs.
The Furniture Bank and Bike Ministry are referral-based programs. No walk-ins, please.
Please restrict applications to agencies and churches who have completed the agreement and training.
(VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE)
Learn about what we do in our community, and how you can help!
Through the valuable reuse of donated items, AUM improves lives by providing quality furniture and household goods to underprivileged families transitioning out of homelessness, engage and educate families by providing long-term solutions and resources to break the cycle of poverty.
Augusta Urban Ministries (AUM), a faith-based 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization serving the greater Augusta CSRA, provides donated furniture and household goods to families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty. AUM seeks to engage and educate families living in poverty by providing long-term solutions and resources to break the cycle of poverty in our service area. AUM is driven by volunteers and donations of basic home essential items from the community.