Kiehl’s Kicks Off National LifeRide for amfAR at Mall of America Store


The Foundation for AIDS Research is kicking off their 8th annual charity event, this time around kicking off with a few celebrity motorcyclist appearances. The “Road to Nashville, will be an eight day, multiple state, charitable motorcycle journey from Minnesota down to Tennessee. All of this is to raise money and awareness to battle AIDS.

The celebrities on hand to kick off the event at the Mall of America are Anthony Carrino (HGTV’s America’s Most Desperate Kitchens) actor Gilles Marini (Teen Wolf, Sex and the City) TV host Grant Reynolds and many more.

The President of Kiehl’s will be on hand, as well as the CEO of amfAR to kick the event off. Bloomington Mayor, Gene Winstead, will declare July 31 as “Kiehl’s LifeRide for amfAR Day” for the city. Kiehl’s will then present amfAR with a check for $150,000.

All are welcome to join — the event will include plenty to soak in, free southern-style cuisine and live music.

Kiehl’s is located on the north side of the first floor in the Mall of America. For more information, visit this link.





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