LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned cyclist, Phil Gaimon, will host a fundraising ride benefitting national anti-hunger campaign, No Kid Hungry, and its efforts to end childhood hunger in the United States on October 14-15. The cookie-themed fundraiser proclaimed as 'The Original Cookie Fondo,' will take place in Malibu and is designed for riders of all abilities to participate and support the cause. With the support of celebrity and Michelin Star chefs, participating riders will also have the opportunity to indulge in cookies at each rest stop as well as gourmet lunch options before and after the ride. Proceeds from the event will be contributed toward No Kid Hungry's annual Chefs Cycle initiative, a fundraising endurance event that encourages award-winning chefs and members of the culinary community to fight hunger outside the kitchen.
Participating celebrity and award-winning chefs include:
- Jeff Mahin, Stella Barra
- Michael Voltaggio, ink.well
- Bryan Voltaggio, AGGIO and Lunchbox
Gaimon started 'Gran Fondo,' a mass-participation bike ride, as a way for Los Angeles-based cyclists to train amongst the city traffic. With routes from a flat 32-mile ride to a 110-mile march through the Santa Monica Mountains, 'Gran Fondo' is designed for recreational riders and endurance pros alike.
Phil's Fondo is the fastest-growing bike ride in North America. Providing great roads, food, and delicious cookies in celebration of the outdoors and the city of Los Angeles. For more information and to sign-up to register, visit www.philsfondo.com
No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger nonprofit Share Our Strength. For more information visit NoKidHungry.org.
SOURCE No Kid Hungry