Witches ‘fly’ for good cause at T-Town Witches Ride

Witches Ride

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Audra Phillips

The fourth annual T-Town Witches Ride featured ghouls and goblins, decked-out bicycles and yes, plenty of witches.

Put on by the Arc of Tuscaloosa, the event had witches of all ages hopping on their bikes or taking a walk for a great cause. Proceeds from the event are going to the Arc, which helps enhance the lives of people with intellectual or physical disabilities throughout West Alabama.

Witches Ride Executive Director Delshonda Thomas said transportation is the Arc’s biggest expense.

“We have 15 passenger vans, and the upkeep on those is very expensive,” Thomas said. The organization spends as much as $114,000 a year on transportation costs, and this money will go toward purchasing smaller minivans to reduce their gas expenses.

The witches were happy to come out and participate.

“It’s fun to be with friends,” said attendee Hope Bailey. “It’s fun to do it for a cause, but we’re also doing good for the community.”

If you missed the event but are interested in supporting The Arc, you can click right here to donate.

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