GUADALUPE, AZ - In just over five years, the Ride for Reading program has delivered more than 110,000 books to kids in schools in needy communities, including a spot here in the Valley.
The program started in Nashville, Tennessee with a goal of delivering books by bicycle to school-aged children in communities with families in need.
The group also stresses bicycle safety, with each volunteer delivering the books wearing a helmet for the bike ride.
The group recently finished a 20-city tour across the U.S., ending at Frank Turner Elementary in Guadalupe.
The group delivered over 1,000 books to more that 650 students.
If you would like to learn more about the program to donate books or money, find them at the Ride for Reading website .