Impaired Driver Simulator

$870 of $23k goal

Raised by 14 people in 32 months
Mike Cortez
for SAFE RIDE HOME INC
 FINDLAY, OH

Thank you for taking time out of your day to learn about Safe Ride Home.  The conception of our organization originated nearly 20 years ago when Mike Cortez, the founder of our group experienced the loss of a friend as a result of an alcohol related crash.  Mike is a local law enforcement officer who has seen firsthand how impaired driving can destroy lives of the innocent as a result of poor decision making on the part of impaired drivers throughout our community.  Safe Ride Home was put into service 10 years ago to offer free rides to imapired persons to a hotel or home on New Year's Eve.  We have since grown into a nonprofit organization that has safely transported over 2000 individuals home during several holidays and community events throughout the year.  Our organization firmly believes in the theory of education first, enforcement action second.  This makes drinking and driving a personal choice.  We are currently working to educate the public through our local schools and businesses by utilizing cutting edge technology to simulate the effects of alcohol on drunk drivers.  In order to accomplish this goal we are working hard to raise the needed funds to purchase and maintain simulator equipment.  We are on our way to our $30,000.00 goal and need your help to achieve it! 

Come visit us on facebook or our website at: www.srhfindlay.com

This project is supported by our board of directors along with the Hancock County Sheriff's Office, CIty of Findlay Police Department, Ohio State Highway Patrol #32, Young Individuals Educating Local Drivers, Stearns Companies, Fraternal Order of Eagles#2118 and Beerco Distributors. 

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Update 3
Posted by Mike Cortez
21 months ago
WE ARE ALMOST THERE!!! We are within $1000.00 of reaching our goal!

Parents, Teachers, Business Owners and family members to victims of impaired driving...People from all walks of life understand the importance of this educational tool in our community.

Remember a $500.00 donation will bring the simulator to your child's school or to your group for a day long event.

Be A Hero and Donate Now!!!
Help us prevent this from happening!!
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Update 2
Posted by Mike Cortez
32 months ago
With a $500.00 donation and once the simulator is purchased, we will come to your location for a day long event allowing your group to use the simulator!
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Update 1
Posted by Mike Cortez
32 months ago
Don't Hesitate-Just Designate A Driver!!
Billboard encouraging designated drivers
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$870 of $23k goal

Raised by 14 people in 32 months
Created March 23, 2014
All funds raised go directly to:
SAFE RIDE HOME INC
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Findlay, OH
Tax ID: 272440406
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MS
$20
MJ Steinman
32 months ago

Thanks for what you are doing to save lives. Hopefully you can reach your goal.

TP
$50
The Arts Partnership
32 months ago
$50
Anonymous
32 months ago
DS
$20
Dawn Snider
32 months ago
X
$20
XOXO
32 months ago
A
$25
Anon
32 months ago
ER
$10
Evan Ramge
32 months ago

I know how beneficial a simulator was when I was in school.

$50
Anonymous
32 months ago
KS
$50
Kevin & Anne Stapley
32 months ago
TC
$200
Tuffy Auto Service Center
32 months ago

Education is the key to preventing this heartache. Good luck to you, Mike!

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