Ethan Strong

Thanks for making the 2024 charity ride challenge a success! We look forward to seeing you next year.

Charity Ride Challenge

Every March a group of riders host a charity event for Kidney Awareness Month and raise money for the Children's Organ Transplant Association. All money raised is donated to COTA in honor of Ethan Griggs, a kidney transplant recipient here in NWA. Press Release

Ride with us

Sign up. Check in. Ride for a cause. Join your local motorcycle community in raising awareness for National Kidney Month!

2024 Sponsors

Step 1

Register for FREE

Sign up at the #EthanStrong app anytime during March to join our #EthanStrong Challenge. No downloads required, just save to your home screen. All motorcycle brands welcomed!

Step 2


Get a head start on spring and beat the cold with our kidney awareness month #EthanStrong Challenge. Use the #EthanStrong app to find 12 scenic locations and favorite spots to hit during March.

Step 3


The first 100 participants receive a commemorative #EthanStrong Pin! Check-ins on the app accumulate points and extra tickets for our door prize drawings! Earn more chances at door prizes and see if you can shoot to the top of our leaderboard.Don't forget to help us spread the word by taking a picture at each location and sharing across social with the hashtag #EthanStrong.

Step 4


Join us at Pig Trail Harley-Davidson on March 30th for our Appreciation Hangout from 11am-1pm. Door prizes will be drawn from any participants present.


All attendees at the celebration event get 2 door prize tickets. Earn more tickets for door prizes by accumulating check-in points. See how many points you can get!

Prize Sponsors

Ethan's Story

Ethan is a Northwest Arkansas native that suffered organ failure in 2019 at only 13 months old. Since then, Ethan has undergone a kidney transplant and battled multiple hospital stays. Help us raise awareness for Ethan and those like him.


#EthanStrong 2025

Sponsor the event

Would you or your organization like to sponsor #EthanStrong? Submit your information below and Luke will reach out with sponsorship opportunities.

© 2024 All Rights Reserved. COTA is a trademark of the Children's Organ Transplant Association. The #EthanStrong Kidney Awareness Challenge is independently organized and makes no claim of endorsement from COTA.

Thank you

Thanks for reaching out! Our event team will reach out soon with sponsorship opportunities.