FEARLESS FLYERS GOALS AND UPDATES

WHAT IS OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL FOR 2021

  • $15,000 - Giving Tuesday/Crowdfunding - OutRide Grant - Crowdfunding Deadline: Jan. 31, 2021
  • $25,000 will expand our program by 25%, as well as allow us to create a resource hub for the youth participants & their peers

OUR 2020 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Because of the unprecedented CoronaVirus19, we had to cancel our 2020 Fearless Flyers program. However, 12 Flyers were selected in February 2020, and they will take part in the 2021 program, along with 4 new participants
  • Flyers were given resources - food boxes, job opportunities, unemployment assistance and SNAP benefits
  • Partnered with DWDC’s LGBTQ+ drop-in program La Sala. Our Fearless Leaders facilitated queer specfic groups, like voguing 101 and gender identity 101
  • Partnered with I Challenge Myself where Flyers were able to virtually facilitate a Gender 101 program for their high school participants
  • Able to hire our leadership team to conduct virtual programming and administrative tasks
  • Leaders were responsible for creating new media to promote Virtual Pride Ride - The Momo & Milly Show on YouTube
  • Applied for and received a matching grant from Classy.org, an amazing foundation that recognizes youth specific cycling initiative organizations around the country

NEW FOR 2021

  • Creating a cycling COVID-19 safety handbook for 2021
  • Fearless Flyers previously accepted for the 2020 season will be given the opportunity to complete the 2021 program along with 4 new participants
  • Increase our programming and staffing to better serve our community and Flyers
  • Expanding Social Media content and growing following
  • Creating a network of resources for our young people around NYC by promoting and outreaching our mission to other youth and sports organizations
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