Allie Oney remembered

By Conor Mooney

August 25, 2013 Updated Aug 26, 2013 at 1:36 PM EDT

Owego, NY (WBNG Binghamton) It's been just over one year and three months since 3-year-old Allison Elizabeth Oney was killed. Sunday, people came together to remember her and raise money for children in need.

Family, friends and supporters met up at Hickories Park in Owego for the first Allie's Angel Ride.

The event featured a motorcycle ride, a 25-mile bike ride and a 5k run and walk honoring her memory.

Allison's father killed her in May of 2012 and burned their house down. Authorities believe he committed suicide after setting the house on fire.

He also injured his wife, Melissa, who was able to escape and call the police.

After the murder, Melissa's friends began what would become Allie's Angel Ride.

"My friends put on a benefit for me after I was injured and I lost my house in the fire. They did a motorcycle ride and a dinner. Then it just sort of expanded from there. Lets do a bigger one, lets do more."

All of the proceeds will go toward helping local children in need, beginning with Whitney Point preschool, where Allison was a student.

The rides kicked off with live music and a hot air balloon to look over the event.

Organizers hope to make the event an annual one.