For over 35 years, the Families Behind the Badge Children's Foundation has been honoring fallen first responders and supporting the children in the communities they serve. We are proud to celebrate our rich history and share our impact on the Philadelphia and South Jersey area. 

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Jim Thorpers Honor Lost Member, Times News, 8/2/22

35th Annual Ben to The Shore Event Underway Sunday, CBS3 YouTube, 7/24/22

Riders Take on the Heat in 35th Annual Bike Ride to the Shore, 6ABC, 7/24/22

More Than 2,100 Cyclists Ride With Purpose, CBS3, 7/24/22

Cyclists Bear Heat in Ride From Philly to AC for Good Cause, NBC10, 7/24/22

Near-Triple-Digit Heat Doesn't Stop 65-mile Charity Bike Ride, KYW Newsradio, 7/24/22

Despite the Heat, Thousands Ride for the Families of Officers, The Press of Atlantic City, 7/24/22

Officer Shot 9 Months Ago to Participate in 'Ben to The Shore Bike Tour', NBC10, 7/18/22

Organizers of Ben to The Shore Bike Ride Hoping to Raise $1.2 Million for Fallen First Responders, CBS3, 7/13/22

North Philadelphia Kids Preparing for Bike Bike Ride Alongside Police, 6ABC, 7/13/22

Group of North Philadelphia Middle-School Bike Riders to Join The Ben to The Shore Bike Tour, Fox29, 7/11/22

35th Annual The Ben to The Shore Bike Tour Interview, Rich Zioli Show, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, 6/1/22

Foundation Supports Families of Troopers Killed in Crash, NBC10, 3/28/22

Block party held to show support for Officer Andy Chan as his recovery continues, FOX29, 12/17/21

Philadelphia officers take over 200 children on shopping spree as part of 'Shop with a Cop' program, 6ABC, 12/17/21

Philadelphia Police Department Holds Shop With A Cop Event TO Bring Gifts To Children, Families, CBS3, 12/17/21

Troopers Deliver Backpacks to Bucks County, PA Students via Helicopter, 6ABC, 9/14/21

'Ben to the Shore' event attracts thousands of bikers, raises money for Families Behind the Badge, 6ABC, 8/29/21

From The Ben to The Shore Bike Ride Raises More Than $1 Million, CBS3, 8/29/21

Ben to the Shore Bike Tour Supports Families of Fallen First Responders, NBC10, 8/3/21

Ben to The Shore Bike Tour Rides Again In Person This Summer, KYW, 4/14/21

Check Out This Super Cool Virtual Map of Casey's Ben to the Shore Bike Ride, WMMR, 8/25/20 

Virtual Ben To Shore Bike Tour Finishes, Yahoo News, 7/23/20

'Ben to The Shore Bike Tour' Kicked Off 33rd Annual Event Sunday, 6ABC, 7/26/20

33rd Annual The Ben to The Shore Tour Kicks Off Virtual Event, CBS3, 7/26/20

Organization Donates Bicycles to Children with Disabilities, FOX29, 7/12/20

Children with Special Needs Gifted Custom Bicycles, and Their Smiles are Priceless, 6ABC, 7/11/20

Philadelphia Nonprofit Brings Smiles to 6 Kids' Faces with Adaptive Bicycles Donations, CBS3, 7/11/20

Philadelphia Community Comes Together To Support Andy Chan, Police Officer Severely Injured in January Accident, CBS3, 12/19/19

Fundraiser To Be Held For Andy Chan, Philadelphia Police Officer Who Suffered Severe Head Injuries in Accident CBS3, 12/17/19

Bike Riders Travel 65 Miles to Raise Money for Fallen Police Officers - NBC10, 7/29/19

PHOTOS: The Ben to the Shore Bike Tour 2019 - The Press of Atlantic City, 7/29/19

Ben to the Shore Bike Ride from Philly to Atlantic City Returns, 1210, 7/18/19

Northampton police widow to join thousands in first responder memorial bike ride , Bucks County Courier Times, 7/18/19

Fireman answers call, bikes for charity - The Review, 7/9/19

Ambushed Philly cop will bike 65 miles for charity to 'be an inspiration' - KYW, 7/7/19

Bucks Heroes bike team gearing up for charity ride - Bucks County Courier Times, 4/12/19

Philadelphia Police help students make Irish Potatoes - FOX29, 3/15/19

Free Wawa Coffee at New Center City Store (Hoagies for Heroes) - 6ABC, 11/2/18

Kelly's Classroom at Our Mother of Sorrow's (Police Youth Alliance) - FOX29, 10/30/18

Thousands Pedal from Philly to Atlantic City in 31st Annual Tour de Shore - CBS3, 7/29/18

Support continues for Lukens Family after tragic fire - The Phoenix, 1/22/18

Philly police officers take their skills into classrooms for enrichment program - 6ABC, 10/17/17

2,500 bike from Philly to A.C. to support first responders - The Press of Atlantic City, 7/30/17