in 2014, the mc-1 foundation was started as the mc-1 honor run, a fundraiser motorcycle ride for the family of sgt. dave baldwin of the jefferson county sheriff's office (e.o.w. 1-26-2014). sgt. baldwin, whose radio call sign was mc-1, was killed in the line of duty after being struck on his motorcycle by a wrong-way driver.
each year, the mc-1 foundation selects a public service employee who has been injured or killed in the line of duty as the honor run beneficiary. the foundation commits to providing support to them, and/or their families throughout the year.
THE FOUNDATION, WHICH IS A 100% VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION, HAS GROWN TO BECOME A TAX-EXEMPT ORGANIZATION UNDER SECTION 503(c)(3) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE (#47-5206410).