The Steel Horse Rally Inc. is proud to donate more than $20,000 to local charities
- 2017 Steel Horse Rally Update
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The Steel Horse Rally Inc. is proud to donate a total of more than $20,000 to five local charities in 2017.Because of the success to the 2017 Steel Horse Rally, the annual charity motorcycle rally in downtown Fort Smith the first weekend of May, the Steel Horse Rally Inc. was able to raise more donations this year. Also, the Steel Horse Rally Inc. increased the number of charities that it is helping this year and it is also increasing the amount given to $4,000 to each charity.
“These charitable donation presentations to these incredible local charities are the culmination of all of the planning, time and hard work that went into the 2017 Steel Horse Rally,” said Steel Horse Rally Inc. President Dennis Snow. “Thank you to everyone – sponsors, volunteers, local public safety agencies and everyone who attended the Steel Horse Rally and made donations and made the 2017 Steel Horse Rally a huge success.”
The first $4,000 donation was presented to Heroes’ on the Water during the Steel Horse Rally Volunteer Appreciation Event in June. This money will enable Heroes on the Water to purchase a canoe specially designed to help veterans with disabilities. Last week, the Steel Horse Rally Inc. presented a donation of $4,000 to the Fort Smith Museum of History and a charitable donation of $4,000 to Earthbound Angels Inc.
On July 20th, the Steel Horse Rally Inc. president and board members of the Steel Horse Rally Inc. presented the Buddy Smith Veterans Home in Fort Smith with a donation of $4,000 and presented a donation of $4,000 to the ARC of the River Valley.
The 2017 Steel Horse Rally was a huge success bringing more than 75,000 people to Fort Smith and having a local economic impact of more than $13 Million. The Steel Horse Rally has received numerous state, local and regional awards for being an outstanding community and entertainment event, bringing musicians, artisans, vendors and attendees from across the country and world to Fort Smith. The Steel Horse Rally, which features a series of motorcycle rides, the annual Thunder through the Valley Motorcycle Parade, vendors, concerts, a bikini contest and other charitable events is one of the fastest-growing motorcycle rallies in the country.
Planning is already underway for the 4th Annual Steel Horse Rally, May 4th & 5th, 2018 in downtown Fort Smith. Applications for charities to apply for donations from the 2018 Steel Horse Rally will be available starting in the fall of 2017. To find out how you can make a donation to the Steel Horse Rally Inc., e-mail info@theSteelHorseRally.com