Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Autos & Motorcycles
  3. Motorcycle Reviews

Turkeys N Toys for the Riverside Salvation Army.

See also

The Toys N Turkeys Run for the Salvation Army and sponsored by Abate Local 27, Geezers MC, Jams Sportswear, KCAL 96.7 FM and Discount Hydroponics in Riverside and that is where this event took place.

More Photos

The run started at 10:00 a.m. and wrapped up around 6:00 p.m. During the day riders came in to donate toys, food and other items for the food drive. This was also the collection point for the several donations at various businesses throughout the inland empire.
This was also the time for participants who bought Sponsor Appreciation Score Cards at the Abate Local 27 Not a Poker Run back in October at the American Legion Hall, the Score Card had places of various local businesses that people visited to get stamped and if they spent money there and got their receipts stamped they got extra tickets for a change to win some money. The Grand Prize was Three Hundred Dollars. The business that participated were:
Duke’s Bar and Grill in Riverside.
Wright Bros in Redlands.
Chili’s in Fontana.
Zorbas Burgers in Riverside.
Mission Collision & Motoring in Riverside.
Lucky Greek in Corona.
Motorcycle Pawn Shop in Rialto.
Green Lite Windows and Doors in Riverside.
Jerry’s Brake and Alignment in Corona.
Discount Hydroponics in Riverside.
Wizards in Moreno Valley.
Rubidoux Tire and Brake in Rubidoux.
During the afternoon the Salvation Army gave Certificates of Appreciation to Discount Hydroponics, Abate local 27 and Geezers MC.
In addition to several barrels of toys, eight hundred ninety six turkeys were acquired along with a few pallets of non-perishable food plus five hundred pairs of slippers were donated
To keep the run attendees busy there was a raffle every hour and several vendors one had patches, seats, helmets and other motorcycle related gear. Hot dogs and hamburgers were being grilled all day over by the side of the building.
This is the eighteenth time this run has taken place and the donations get bigger every year and it all started with twenty turkeys according to Jack Howell of Abate Local 27 Riverside.
Discount Hydroponics is located 4745 Heirs Avenue in Riverside.
Abate Local 27 meets at the American Legion Post 79 in Fairmount Park first Tuesday of the Month at 7:00 p.m.
Geezers MC has a bike night at the Taco Station on Mission Inn Boulevard every Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

Advertisement

Leisure

  • Corned beef
    Find out how to prepare a classic corned beef recipe in a slow cooker
    Video
    Slow Cooker Tips
  • Left handed eating
    Find out why you should never eat with your left hand
    Video
    Wives Tale
  • Subway message
    Subway customer finds 'Big Mama' written on her order
    Video
    Subway Message
  • Deviled eggs
    This is the only deviled egg recipe you’ll need this Easter
    Delicious Eggs
  • Natural solutions
    Natural beauty: All natural solutions to life's little beauty headaches
    Camera
    Natural Solutions
  • Chocolate souffle
    Love chocolate? Get tips on making the perfect chocolate souffle every time
    Video
    Recipe 101

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!