WHO ARE WE? – The Arizona Fallen Hero Memorial Riders (AZFHMR) is a group of retired, active duty First Responders, Military Veterans and civilians not willing to allow First Responders killed in the line of duty be forgotten.
OUR MISSION – Through charity events, provide financial support to various nonprofit organizations who provide support to families of Arizona first responders killed in the line of duty.
OUR VISION – To hold annual motorcycle rides throughout Arizona to honor fallen First Responders.
HOW ARE WE HELPING – All net proceeds from our rides are donated to nonprofit organization focused on providing assistance to the families of our Fallen First Responders.
A LITTLE HISTORY ABOUT US – The AZFHMR was established in 2018 by two retires from the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS). Our initial thought was to have a memorial motorcycle ride to honor the 30 DPS officers killed in the line of duty. In 2019, with the support of DPS command staff, our memorial ride evolved into multi-day rides throughout Arizona where we held memorial ceremonies for the fallen officers, celebrated the 50th Anniversary of DPS. Each ride concluded with a catered barbeque.
During each of the rides, we averaged over 100 registered motorcycle riders and other participants. We raised over $43,000 dollars in cash donations and raffle prizes. Among the raffle prizes we gave away were a motorcycle, 4 guns, Southwest Airline travel vouchers, hotel stays in Las Vegas and Laughlin. All net money raised was donated to the Concerns of Police Survivors Arizona Chapter.