8th Annual Ride For Heroes

Saturday, August 19, 2017

People in uniform make huge sacrifices to protect and serve all of us. Now you can show your support for our veterans, active military personnel, law enforcement, fire fighters, correctional officers, and EMTs.

Ride to support our Uniformed Service Program for these brave men and women who struggle with addiction and depression as a consequence of their duty.

To register for the Ride for Heroes, you can become a Ride Champion and fundraise for the Heroes.  You can also register just to participate in the motorcycle ride through beautiful southern Vermont.  

You can sponsor the Ride to receive great benefits, or make a donation to support the Ride and the Uniform Service Program.

The motorcycle ride begins and ends on the scenic grounds of the Brattleboro Retreat campus, home of the Uniformed Services Program.

Schedule for the 2017 Ride for Heroes: 

  • Registration begins at 9 am on the Brattleboro Retreat campus

  • Ride starts at 10 am

  • Ride Returns to campus for BBQ lunch 

  • During and after lunch Prizes and Raffle give aways

  • Rain or shine.


Rich is a police officer with the Great Falls Police Department in Montana. Sargent Rich LaBard has been a police officer for over 16 years but an incident in 2004 when responding to an emergency call at a home where there had been a shooting, left him struggling to live his life for over eight years. Suffering from PTSD, he enrolled in the Uniformed Service Program to start his journey toward recovery. Hear his story captured in this video.