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Bikers For Christ Doing The Most Good
published April 2017




On March 8, 2017, The Salvation Army of McAllen/Hidalgo County received a donation of seven adult bikes from the Bikers for Christ. The bikes donated will be used by The Salvation Army Emergency Shelter guests who need transportation. The Bikers for Christ is a motorcycle ministry chapter that primarily outreaches to Motorcycle Clubs.

According to the motorcycle ministry each chapter is required to be active in their own church, however their support extends to Outcry in the Barrio and visits to the homeless. "We are often in bars and motorcycle rallies," says Robert Toney, Elder of BFC McAllen. "The Salvation Army follows our own calling to the poor, the downtrodden and the outcast. Some wish to live within the sound of chapel bells, but we want to run a rescue shop within a yard of hell," adds Robert.

Social Services Director, Angela Belton says "We are thankful for the generous donations of bicycles for our shelter guests. Thank you, Bikers for Christ, for 'Doing the Most Good'."

The Salvation Army of McAllen/ Hidalgo County works with men, women, children and families experiencing homelessness. It is the only Emergency Shelter program in Hidalgo County that can house a complete family. Their objective is to move these individuals and families from crisis to stability through emergency shelter.