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Our Mission

Provide a safer community for all.

The Safe Rides program is designed around and committed to providing a safer community for all Ridgefielders. At its core, Safe Rides provides a safe and reliable service within the Ridgefield community by providing free rides to students who are intoxicated and/or otherwise rendered incapable of transportation.
Outside of our main function, however, Safe Rides members work to prevent impaired driving in our community through their efforts in education and fundraising, and through strategic partnerships with organizations such as the RHS Key Club and the Ridgefield Police Department.


Our Values

-As representatives of Safe Rides, we are committed to taking ownership of the ideals of Safe Rides, fulfilling our responsibilities, and upholding the reputation that we work to achieve.

-We will ensure the confidentiality of our patrons through our words and actions.

-While we understand the safety of the community at large is our motivating concern, the safety of our members is our top priority.

-We promote equality and embrace diversity as a foundation of our organization.

-We believe teamwork and open communication unite us to accomplish common goals. To preserve unity, we work to eliminate any divisions within our organization.

-We are committed to the pursuit of excellence, and further development of our program and ourselves through constant evaluation, innovation, and improvement of Safe Rides.

-We are strong advocates of educating both our volunteers and the community about drunk diving and other alcohol related issue. Please click here to download our guide to Alcohol Poisoning.


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