Six years ago on April 27, 2011, devastating tornadoes hit the state of Alabama. That day, more than 200 people were killed by these storms. Bo Jackson a former Auburn football player wanted to do something to help the state recover.
In 2013, Bo started the one day ride in Cordova, Alabama, the hardest hit town during the storms. According to the Bo Bikes Bama website money is raised for the Alabama Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund which provides money for disaster preparedness and emergency management resources.
To date over $1 million has been raised and over 200 homes have been constructed. The people of Alabama have always been some of the most philanthropic in the nation.