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El Tour de Tucson enables nonprofit, charitable agencies to raise funds for their respective organizations.   Last year our affiliate charities raised close to $5 million, moving the overall total to $105 million since El Tour started in 1983. To register to ride in El Tour with one of these great charities, visit https://www.bikereg.com/el-tour-de-tucson.

El Tour Supporting Non-Profits

Non-Profit Partners ride in support of important causes. Click on a logo below to learn more about their work and join their team.

If you are a 501(c)3 and wish to become a beneficiary, please contact us at 520-745-2033 or info@eltourdetucson.org.  If you are interested in your non-profit having an El Tour team,  you can signup here: https://form.jotform.com/eltourtucson/el-tour-nonprofit-registration-2022

Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center offers a bright, healing environment where children feel safe while receiving the advanced care they need from the pediatric specialty physicians and researchers of the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center, as well as community pediatric physicians.

We envision a Los Angeles and nation where inner-city youth have access to superior educational opportunities and have the options of mobility through biking that is safe and convenient in their communities.

The Haven provides effective, affordable substance use recovery for women in a family-inclusive environment. Our mission is to reunite families, rebuild communities, and strengthen mother/child bonds through the process of healing from substance use and co-occurring disorders.

Water For People empowers local communities to create lasting change. We ensure people have improved water and sanitation systems that last for generations by partnering with communities and governments to invest in the long-term water and sanitation solutions that are right for them.

The American Liver Foundation’s mission is to promote education, advocacy, support services and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease.

Arts Express Theatre has a rich 39-year heritage of serving Southern Arizona.  The mission of Arts Express Theatre is to build character, strengthen community and celebrate culture through the power of the performing arts.

Southern Arizona Adaptive Sports (SAAS) provides fitness, recreation, and competitive sports opportunities for people living with disabilities in Tucson and Southern Arizona.

The charity that supports other charities by offering FREE bicycle loans to individuals who wish to ride in and fundraise for a charity cycling event and don’t have a bicycle of their own!

Easterseals Blake Foundation is dedicated to the vision of a Southern Arizona community where all people live healthy, productive, and independent lives. EBF serves more than 30,000 individuals and families across 10 counties of Southern Arizona.

Our Mission: To support Pima Animal Care Center and enhance its efforts to save the lives of pets in need. Our Vision: Every pet served by Pima Animal Care Center is supported with the resources needed for a safe, healthy, and happy future.

Seeking and cure and strengthening families. Courtney’s Courage is dedicated to raising funds for children’s cancer research and to assist with support services for Tucson pediatric cancer patients and their families.

El Grupo is a youth cycling organization that provides youth with experiences that are fun, skill-building, and bike centered, so that they can acquire the self confidence and leadership skills to be active and healthy members of the community.

KXCI is a diverse, independent, and community-based radio station serving Tucson and Southern Arizona. Founded in 1983, KXCI is committed to connecting the communities of Tucson and Southern Arizona to each other and the world with informative, engaging, and creative community-based programming.

The Arizona Multihousing Charitable Foundation (AMCF) is the philanthropic arm of the AMA! The Arizona Multihousing Association believes in giving back to the community through charities that impact our members and their residents. Since 2005, the AMCF Committee and dedicated members of the AMA have raised over $1.2M to support local and statewide charities.

The ALS Association Arizona Chapter is dedicated to serving and empowering people living with ALS and their families. We provide free support, resources, and education to Arizonans impacted by ALS, allowing them to endure their diagnosis with dignity, quality of life, and hope for a world without ALS.

For over 30 years, the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) has been steadfast in its mission to save lives through the prevention and cure of ovarian cancer and to improve the quality of life for Survivors and their Caregivers. Since 2013, NOCC Team Teal has partnered with iconic athletic events across the country to raise awareness, increase education and raise funds to support NOCC programs and services.


Global service organization in 200 countries. Key leaders work together to increase health and well-being — especially focused on eradicating polio from the entire planet.

We Ride to Give….giving more kids the chance to experience healthier lifestyles by engaging them in outdoor fun.

Arts in medicine programs for children coping with serious illness in over 400 hospitals world wide

LOOK! Save A Life aims to educate and bring awareness to the dangers of unsafe and distracted driving, and to foster an environment of safety for all who utilize our public roadways.

The mission of Greater Faith Word Church International is to promote the Kingdom of God through community, functionality, and growth by empowering and educating those within our community and within the city of Tucson. We are Kingdom-driven and mission-oriented.

As the world’s largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s disease research, the Alzheimer’s Association is setting the pace of the field with innovation and investment — and you’re setting the pace with each pedal stroke.

Aspire Tucson is a church in Catalina Foothills that began in 2019 with a focus of serving the city of Tucson. Even before officially starting, Aspire Tucson served El Tour de Tucson for two years. At the beginning of COVID, the year old Aspire Tucson gave $10,000 to local families suffering in the midst of loss of lives and jobs.

The American Diabetes Association exists to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people living with diabetes. Every day more than 4,000 people are newly diagnosed with diabetes in America. More than 122 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes and are striving to manage their lives while living with the disease.

The mission of Ben’s Bells is to teach individuals and communities about the positive impacts of intentional kindness and to inspire people to practice kindness as a way of life. We accomplish this through several programs, including our kindness education programming, Kind Colleagues program, studio projects, and SHOP Kind merchandise.

Aphasia is a communication disorder that robs individuals of their ability to speak, understand, read, and/or write. It can result from a stroke, a traumatic brain injury, a brain tumor, a brain infection, or brain degeneration. Friends of Aphasia is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families living with aphasia through comprehensive aphasia services, community education, and innovative treatment research.

Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse provides the opportunity to create, sustain and celebrate a life free from abuse. Emerge is the largest domestic violence service provider in Southern Arizona. We provide comprehensive domestic abuse services using a trauma-informed care model.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona (RMHC) finds, creates, and supports programs that directly benefit the health and well-being of children and their families. RMHC serves the southern Arizona community through three key programs: the Ronald McDonald House, the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Banner, and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile.

GAP Ministries has been standing in the GAP for those in need since 1999, bringing HELP to children, HEALING to families, and HOPE to the community. We believe generational cycles of poverty, addiction, and a growing foster care system can be healed ONE LIFE at a time. Breaking these cycles leads to healthier families and creates transformed communities.

Children’s Clinics is a comprehensive medical home (think: one-stop-shop) for children with complex medical conditions and their families. By providing primary care, specialty care, rehabilitative therapy services and behavioral health care in one, convenient location, families have convenient access to the unique care they need. The clinic serves over 5,000 children in southern Arizona, which equates to over 35,000 visits annually.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona operates under the belief that inherent in every child is incredible potential. As Southern Arizona’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through young adulthood.

TIHAN is a coalition of individuals, businesses, faith communities and nonprofit groups joining together to support HIV awareness and prevention as well as to provide support services to help people living with HIV to live as well as possible. We are a 501(c)(3) that is inclusive and does not allow any form of proselytism.  We have served over 32,000 meals, provided 22,000 CarePackages, and provided support services to more than 1,000 people living with HIV.

Our mission is to deliver fun and exciting experiences, through strong scouting units, which build better young people through outdoor adventures that develop character.   The event enables scouts to earn credit to the cycling merit badge, actively participate in a large community event and raise funds for the Catalina council.

Crafting Kind Kids is a family volunteering organization. We collaborate with a variety of local non-profits to develop and create family-friendly volunteering opportunities for kids ages 5 and up in Tucson. We create intentional and meaningful in-person and at-home volunteer projects for families to do together.

The Children’s Tumor Foundation is the world’s leading nonprofit dedicated to funding and driving innovative research that will result in effective treatments for the millions of people worldwide living with NF, a group of genetic disorders that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body.

Dedicated to assisting military and first responder heroes. We organize and promote the country’s leading fundraising events and make meaningful contributions to provide long-term support for veterans, first responders, and their families.

Homicide Survivors, Inc. is the only nonprofit victim assistance organization in Southern Arizona dedicated solely to meeting the crisis and long-term needs of families of murder victims. Through support, advocacy, and assistance, we help survivors cope emotionally, stabilize economically and seek justice for their loved ones. Since 1982, Homicide Survivors has been committed to ensuring that no one has to endure the murder of a loved one alone.

Our mission is to stabilize people during crisis and transition, build a foundation where people can thrive, and preserve dignity and respect for the most vulnerable. LSS responds to Arizona’s changing needs by compassionately offering quality services and resources that contribute to a stronger and healthier Arizona for all people.

To create a long-term positive impact on the health and fitness of at-risk children by developing and fostering a connection to cycling. Our goal is to give children all the tools they need to reach and maintain their health

Our mission is to Empower volunteers to serve their communities,meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through lions clubs.

The only nonprofit that uses Astronomy to battle mental health in youth!

We aim to provide highly coordinated and affordable medical services to patients living with Hepatitis C in Arizona.

Arizona Disabled Sports (AzDS), is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing sports and recreation opportunities for individuals with all types of disabilities. This can include but is not limited to developmental disabilities, orthopedic impairment, sensory deficit and/or neurological involvement.

BICAS (Bicycle Inter-Community Art & Salvage) is a worker self-directed nonprofit 501(c)(3) bicycle center located just north of downtown Tucson. Relying largely on generous donations from our community, and responsible stewardship of those donations, BICAS is able to provide a variety of programs to learn how to fix a bicycle, earn a bicycle, create unique art from recycled materials, and provide programs specifically targeted towards youth. We believe in bicycles and other human-powered machines as essential vehicles for transportation justice, and we are always striving to make them more accessible to our community. We are an education center, not a traditional bike shop.

The Biodiversity Group protects the species and habitats that other organizations neglect—the conservation underdogs and what we term Life Overlooked™. For over two decades our programs have been improving species equality by delivering insights and discoveries that have led to life-saving protections for some of the most overlooked wildlife on our planet. Harnessing the lessons and resources from this long track record of success, we have recently scaled our efforts to help other nonprofits—efforts which are now making waves in the conservation space. Join us in our mission to knowingly leave no species behind!

The mission of The Bleeding & Clotting Disorders Institute is to provide integrated, family-oriented care, treatment and education for individuals with bleeding, blood clotting and other blood disorders. As the only federally funded Hemophilia Treatment Center of Excellence south of Chicago in Illinois, we strive to deliver excellent care for each person we serve. Our team not only delivers state-of-the-art medical care, but also offers tremendous emotional support to our patients and their families.

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TOUR DE TUCSON is checked off my bucket list!!!! What a great experience and I placed in the top 800!!! It’s not about winning it, it’s about finishing it!

Tucson is an incredible city and beautiful location for a large cycling event. El Tour brings together cyclists from all over the world and promotes cycling, personal fitness, and community engagement.

El Tour de Tucson 2019! I think this is becoming an annual family tradition. So much fun!

Amazing -We were able to raise community awareness, serve our charity and have our multi-generational family get addicted to a new sport- cycling!!

El Tour is a fantastic experience and celebration of Tucson’s cycling community.

Loved the ride. This is the 18th time I’ve done the ride and hope it comes back next year bigger and better.

@GabbyGiffords and I had a great time riding in El Tour de Tucson. I can’t think of a better representation of Tucson than thousands of people coming together outdoors to help raise money for the causes they care about.