Casa Hogar kids will benefit from biker clubs’ annual toy run

Bikers and bike clubs of Costa Rica are scheduled to embark on their annual toy run Dec. 4, at 10 a.m.

Los de Xibalba MC, along with the Steel Angels MC, H.O.G. – Harley Owners Group, Harley Davidson and Motor Psychos Bar, Grill and Shop will join for the sixth annual toy run. They will start at The Harley Davidson Shop at the Centro Comercial Trejos Montealegre in San Rafael de Escazú.

To join the ride, all bikers must bring a toy, preferably unwrapped and attached to their bike securely for the ride. The bikers will be leaving from Harley Davidson at 11 a.m. and riding to Casa Hogar, San Lazaro in Rio Azul, Desamparados, where the toys and clothing for the children will be presented.

The toy run is a way to collect and deliver toys and needed items to the under-privileged children in Costa Rica, the clubs said. This year the ride will be in benefit of the Casa Hogar. The goal is to provide clothing and toys to the more than 360 children there.

Los de Xibalba MC, The Steel Angels MC, and H.O.G. Costa
Rica will be providing new clothing for all the children, and they ask the rest of the biker community to join and help by providing toys for all the children.

Last Year the Toy Run was for the benefit of the Hospital Nacional de Niños in San José and provided over 300 toys for the children, the clubs reported. Organizers hope to surpass that number this year.

Non-bikers who are interested can also participate by dropping off toys at:

• Motor Psychos in Santa Ana, 1.8 kms west of the Cruz Roja;

• Psycho Choppers in Heredia , 150 meters south of the fire station in Heredia;

• Biker’s Shop in San José. 150 meters west of the Sala Garbo. Avenida 2, calles 30-32, and

• the Harley Davidson dealer

An after-party for participants and toy donors will be held at Motor Psychos Bar in Santa Ana, starting at 4 p.m.

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