Well known Kelowna philanthropist Tom Budd announced Monday that his foundation, the Thomas Alan Budd Foundation, has committed to Cops for Kids Charitable Foundation for the next three years as a presenting sponsor.
Budd is a father of two, and says that fuels his decision to help children less fortunate than his own.
“I just want to help and this is one way that I can,” he said. “We started working Cops for Kids with our commitment to last year, and again entered into discussions this past January. We want o ensure that we continue to support such a worth cause.
The annual cops for kids ride is a 10 day cycling journey from Kelowna that takes a team of 24 riders along with their support crew across the South eastern portion of B.C. to raise funds and awareness for children in pour communities that endure medical, physical or traumatic crisis.