The charity recipients of donations received from the 2019 Steel Horse Rally will be announced in early 2019. The Steel Horse Rally Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 charity established in 2015 to benefit local charities, honor veterans, military, law enforcement and first responders, and help the local community.
The 2019 charity application period was open from November 1st at 12:00 AM to December 31st. The Steel Horse Rally Inc. Board of Directors will look at all of the applications and will choose several charities to benefit from donations raised at the 2019 Steel Horse Rally, May 3rd & 4th, 2019. The announcement will be made in early 2019.
In 2018, the 4th Annual Steel Horse rally donated more than $30,000 cash and several thousand in-kind donations to local charities.
The fourth annual Steel Horse Rally brought an estimated 100,000 people to downtown Fort Smith and surrounding areas the weekend of May 4-5.
Festival organizers say it was largest crowd the event has had, surpassing the estimated 75,000 people last year, and having an estimated $17.8 million economic impact on the area.
Read the full article here from the SW Times Record.
The fourth annual Steel Horse Rally in Fort Smith earlier this year again set an attendance record with more than 75,000 motorcycles and 100,000 people attending, according to the Fort Smith Advertising & Promotion Commission.