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2014 Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) ride is going to seem really short compared to
last year’s cross country adventure.But it will not be any less important as I’ve learned that no matter
where I was everyone seemed to have a story about how cancer has affected their
lives. Below are two poignant short
stories that were shared with me last year.
Biggs, Oregon- Getting ready to head
out on our 4th day of riding, a gentleman approached me and started
talking about his battle with prostate cancer.He went into detail about his diagnosis, treatment,
recovery, another series of treatments and now being in remission for over 5
Augusta, Montana- The most emotional of
all stories.On a bright sunny
morning while out looking for the Post Office, I met a gentleman who gave me
directions.We started talking and
eventually I find that he is originally from Cape Cod.I tell him I am riding to raise money
for the Jimmy Fund. He paused and told me he had had three children treated at
Dana Farber.His mood changed as
he continued to tell me about their successful treatments and the recent loss
of his daughter due to lung cancer.A very kind, sad man slowly walked away at the end of our conversation.I keep this memory with me every time I
PMC is my way to help those above and all those out there affected by
cancer.The PMC is the single
largest contributor to the Jimmy Fund at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.Dana-Farber is one of the leading
hospitals in the country for cancer research and treatment.
is my seventh year riding and you and I have raised over $41,000.In order to participate again, I must
raise at least another $4300.As
always, ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of the money we raise goes directly to the Jimmy
Fund.I hope you can help me with
this project.Any size
contribution will be greatly appreciated.
I ride with a picture of my parents on my
jersey.Both passed away from
cancer and I dedicate my ride to them.You can dedicate your donation to someone you know that has been
affected by cancer.Contact me and
I would love to add their name(s) to my jersey as a survivor or in memoriam.
Your tax-deductible donation can be made in several
ways.A check made out to
“PMC/Jimmy Fund” can be sent directly to me in the enclosed envelope.Or you can go directly to my PMC
Once there you can make a credit card donation.Donations can be made anytime until October 1.
Feel free to call or email me if you have any
questions.I hope you can join in
and I thank you for any support you can provide.
North Whitney Street
Last year, 100% of rider-raised revenue went directly to the Jimmy Fund.
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