Loretta Lynn and Mission 22 have teamed up to create the Loretta Lynn’s Ride for Mission 22. Mission 22 provides treatment programs for veterans suffering from PTSD and TBI while also raising awareness for veteran suicide.
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The Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival announces Loretta Lynn’s Ride for Mission 22, a multi-spoked charity ride that will benefit Mission 22, a 501(C) 3 organization that provides treatment programs for veterans suffering from PTSD and TBI, while raising awareness on the tragic issue of veteran suicide.
Yesterday over 20 veterans were lost to suicide. That makes the war at home more dangerous than all of our combat missions around the world. Loretta Lynn’s Ride for Mission 22 will bring the motorcycle community together to help combat this alarming statistic and help raise funds for Mission 22.
“In addition to the motorcycle people camping at the Ranch and anyone coming in on their own, we have 21 motorcycle dealers hosting their own motorcycle rides that will all converge at the Ranch. We want to give them a real nice show with a Special Military Tribute and recognize that many of these young men and women who serve our country, often come home with turmoil and grief that leads to suicide. When I heard 22 veterans commit suicide a day in our country, I just thought this could not be true and what could we do.” – Loretta Lynn
On Sunday October 1, 2017, Loretta Lynn’s Ride for Mission 22 will consist of “22” separate motorcycle rides starting at locations from the North, South, East and West and will culminate at The Ranch. Loretta’s house band The “Coal Miners Band”, and friends will perform with an all-star line up for the participants. “You never know what musicians will …read more