Our 2017 race proceeds went to the "Boys and Girls Club", Great Lakes Bay Region, Bay County. Our 2018 race proceeds went towards "Play City" at Vets Park (Formerly Riverview Discovery Island Project) in Bay City, and the proceeds from the 2019 races were donated to "River Jordan, Inc", a Youth Transitional Home for teens in Bay County. Our 2020 race was postponed to 2021 and was held at the LFA Hall, 2323 Amelith Rd, Bay City, Michigan, with great success, and all net proceeds went to benefit the children of Bay and Arenac Counties. This event is licensed under Michigan State Lottery laws.
Aland Stamps, CEO River Jordan accepting a check for $7, 000 from the Bay City Noon Optimist Club Camel Race Committee.
The mission of River Jordan is to empower current and former foster youth to take responsibility of their own individual lives and become productive members of society. Their approach to this is by helping them build and sustain personal relationships with caring people within their circle, identify and overcome stigmas, labels, and barriers that make it difficult to transition successfully into society after foster care and to address issues early on before aging out of the foster care system.
Riverview Island Project committee accepting a check for $7500 from the Bay City Noon Optimist Club Camel Race Committee
Bleachers purchased for the Bay City Boys and Girls Club with the proceeds from the 1st annual Camel Races sponsored by the
Bay City Noon Optimist Club.
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