Bikers United To Defend Driving Safely

About b.u.d.'s Foundation

B.U.D.’S Foundation or Bikers United to Defend Driving Safely is a non-profit tax-exempt organization described in section 501(C)3 of the IRS code (FEIN-ID: 90-0760013) founded September 2011. As a company, B.U.D.’S Foundation is committed to urging the message of safety and responsibility on the roads and in the communities, alike. B.U.D.’S Foundation, founded in 2011, in memory of  Marine veteran Private 1st Class Marcellus Farmer IV also known as Bud who was killed when several vehicles collided with his motorcycle. BUD was a man who knew what it meant to be of service to others and often gave of his time, his belongings, and offered his home for those who needed a place of refuge. With keeping that same giving spirit, the B.U.D.’S Foundation shows support whenever financially possible or notified:

  • To assist motorcyclist victims and their families, whenever financially possible, through donations or gifts when they have expenses due to a fatality or injury from a motorcycle accident, 
  • To assist with locating a supportive counseling for those who are dealing with grief that may not have supportive structure in place; and
  • To issue a one-time donation to the college age child of a fatality victim, whenever possible, when the victim has died in an accident and left behind children who currently are in college.
  • To bring awareness to motorcyclists' safety and educate auto drivers and motorcyclists to be more aware of each other. 
  • To administrate funds for seminars to educate the importance of the motorcyclists and vehicle safety. 
  • To secure and distribute contributions from individuals, estates, government, corporations, foundations, and any other source for the educational benefit of the motorcyclists and drivers. 

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Mission Statement

The Mission of the B.U.D.’S Foundation is to raise advocacy and education in Awareness and Safety in our community as a Unity on all levels of riding from the experienced to the beginner. We further affirm that we are dedicated to establishing and developing Awareness and Safety events and programs within our community as well as our unyielding support and dedication to injured riders and families of the fallen whenever possible.


Vision statement

B.U.D.’S Foundation is a recognized not-for-profit foundation that provides opportunities for fellowship and encouragement through Awareness and Safety  for the Love of Riding. This will be done through utilizing media and informational outlets, hosting seminars and programs geared to the riding community while showing Faith, Love, Understanding, and Compassion to those injured riders and the families of the Fallen.

Non-Discrimination Statement and Policy

B.U.D.’S Foundation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to volunteers, Foundation Officers, Event Staff, Hiring or Firing thereof the Volunteers, Staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members or officers of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

B.U.D.’S Foundation is an equal opportunity and faith-based non-profit. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in our officers, volunteers, employment, recruitment, advertisements for officers or volunteers, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions thereof against any associate, volunteer, employee or volunteer applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.