The Sequoia not only keeps our club thriving but also contributes to a brighter future by allocating proceeds to deserving causes. With over 200 volunteers working tirelessly to organize and execute this event, The Sequoia is a celebration of cycling, community, and generosity that promises an unforgettable experience for all.
The 2024 list of Coastside charities includes:
- Puente serves the entire south coast community with essential and broad support including COVID-19 testing, food distribution, financial assistance, transportation, health care and education. Puente is successful in bringing healthcare providers “into the field” to treat workers, families, seniors and children and is the bridge to fitness, preventative healthcare and insurance for many hundreds of hardworking people. (https://mypuente.org/)
- La Honda Volunteer Fire Brigade is an all-volunteer organization that exists to protect the lives, property and environment in the La Honda community and surrounding areas. In 2022, this team was dispatched to over 400 various incidents such as medical aid, traffic collisions, downed power lines and trees, general public assistance and water rescues at San Gregorio Beach and Pescadero Creek. Their efforts were invaluable in battling the massive and devastating CZU complex fires in 2020. (https://www.lahondafire.org/)
- Abundant Grace Coastside Worker organization is focused on locals who are experiencing or are at-risk of homelessness. AGCW provides skill training, community building, meaningful employment, as well as other services. One of AGCW’s several programs is collaborating with Potrero Nuevo Farm (owners of The Bike Hut), employing unhoused people and farmworkers who plant and harvest over 20,000 pounds of fresh, organic products each year. (https://abundantgracecw.org/)
Our list of supported cycling organizations includes: