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Jul 1, 2002

AMA Members Raise $5.8 Million For Charity

From a press release:<BR><BR>AMA CLUBS & PROMOTERS RAISE OVER $5.8 MILLION FOR CHARITY<BR><BR>PICKERINGTON, OHIO -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has announced that its chartered clubs and promoters reported raising $5,816,999 for charitable causes in 2001.<BR><BR>The most generous AMA-chartered promoter in 2001 was the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of Asheville, North Carolina, reporting a total of $2.8 million. The top AMA-chartered club, New York City's chapter of the Harley Owners Group<BR>(HOG), reported raising $160,000.<BR><BR>"When it comes to giving, no other group can match the generosity of American motorcyclists," said Robert Rasor, President of the AMA. "We're pleased to recognize the good works of our clubs and promoters."<BR><BR>Total donations reported in 2001 represent an increase of more than $1 million over the previous year.