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El Tour de Tucson enables nonprofit, charitable agencies to raise funds for their respective organizations.   In 2019, our affiliate charities raised more than $5.8 million, moving the overall total to $101 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.  Fees go up at the end of the month, so don’t delay.

Primary Beneficiary

El Tour Supporting Non-Profits

Our 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.  Check back often as we add new non-profits.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

El Tour Countdown!


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.