All About Hoagy’s Heroes!

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As stated in their mission statement,  Hoagy’s Heroes, Inc  is an organization that operates exclusively to benefit charitable causes by sponsoring motorcycle events and raising monies in support of the afflicted or less fortunate, allowing them to enjoy special, life-long memories. Robert “Hoagy” Carmichael, President and Founder of the organization, has committed the last 13 years doing just that. Hoagy and his team of long distance riders, have raised over $222,000.00 in pledges and sponsorships and have traveled close to ONE MILLION miles.

Volunteer riders for Hoagy Heroes Charity Ride.

Led by a team of volunteers, Hoagy’s Heroes, have spent count-less hours of dedicated love for kids, planning and organizing rides throughout the year. These volunteers include, but are not limited to: law enforcement, local motorcycle dealerships, fire fighters, veterans, long distance riders, spouses, family, and friends. The organization’s selected charities are: A Special Wish Foundation, Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund, and the Augusta Levy Learning Center.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?

Hoagy’s Heroes Long Distance Charity.
  • To participate in a ride, simply go to www.hoagysheroes.org and select the event of your choice from the menu.
  • Register for the ride by completing the online registration and pay the applicable registration fee.
  • Print out the required forms, to include your Sponsor Pledge Sheet.
  • Sign and submit all forms, including a Waiver of Liability and submit prior to your ride.
  • Sign and submit all forms, including a Waiver of Liability and submit prior to your ride.
  • Obtain as many pledges as you can prior to the ride. There is a minimum ONE pledge per rider and passenger.

100% of collected pledges and donations are provided to the select-ed charities. In addition to raising funds for kids, Hoagy’s Heroes rides can be certified through the Iron Butt Association (IBA). Some of the rides that can be certified are:

  • THE SADDLE-SORE (1000 MILES) WHICH IS COMPLETED IN UNDER 24 HOURS.
  • THE BUN-BURNER (1500 MILES) WHICH IS COM-PLETED IN UNDER 36 HOURS.
  • THE BUN-BURNER GOLD (1500 MILES) WHICH IS COMPLETED IN UNDER 24 HOURS.

TABS FOR TODDLERS

Collecting tabs for charity.

In addition to the funds raised by sponsored rides throughout the year, Hoagy’s Heroes collects can tabs from various sources throughout the year and donate them to a charity that can use the aluminum tabs for profit. This year, the receiving charity will be the Ronald McDonald House, in Morgantown, WV. All collected tabs will be delivered by dedicated motorcycle riders. In past years, Hoagy’s Heroes have collected well over 150 gallons of tabs [per year] for their charities of choice.
For additional information, or to participate in a ride, please visit Hoagy’s Heroes website at www.hoagysheroes.org or their Facebook page Hoagy’s Heroes.