More than 500 riders have already signed up for this year's Ride For Missing and Exploited Children.
This year will mark 18 years since seven people set out to raise awareness of missing children in the Mohawk Valley area.

Event organizers say it's the people in Central New York that make this ride special every year. Last year's ride brought in over $400,000 for the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children in Central New York, and they hope to eclipse that mark this year.

This year's 90-plus mile Ride for Missing and Exploited Children will be held on Friday May 16, and will start at the State Police Headquarters in Oneida.

If you are interested in getting involved, you can visit the Ride For Missing Children website for more information.