Your privacy is very important to us. As you complete this donation be sure to review the options whether or not to display your name, gift or note on Matthew Bemis's fundraising page. Matthew Bemis's fundraising effort is going towards the Molecular Analysis of Neuroendocrine Tumor Survival
Matthew Bemis is supporting Matthew Bemis in the PMC and your donation will count towards Matthew Bemis's fundraising goal. Click "Continue" to to support Matthew Bemis and Matthew Bemis's goal. Matthew's fundraising effort is going towards the Molecular Analysis of Neuroendocrine Tumor Survival
Your donation will be acknowledged to Matthew Bemis.
After you complete your donation you will have all the tools a PMC rider has to raise money online or by check. The link on the donation confirmation page will bring you to your fundraising page where you can share your story, upload your photos, and reach out to donors to support Matthew Bemis's ride in the PMC. Matthew Bemis's fundraising effort is going towards the Molecular Analysis of Neuroendocrine Tumor Survival
In 2007, my brother, David Bemis, was tragically killed in a low-speed motor vehicle accident. He was 31 years old. In 2010, I decided that I wanted to do something big that would have made my brother proud. Dave always had a passion for cycling. So, when I heard about the Pan-Mass Challenge, I decided to sign up. My goal: to ride from Wellesley to Provincetown (163 miles) in Dave’s shoes in honor of my brother.
In 2010, I successfully completed my first PMC, raised $4,200 for cancer research and learned a lot more about this amazing charity. Throughout my ride, I was incredibly moved by the people clapping and showing their support of all the riders (over 5000!). I was excited and eager to continue to take part in this ride going forward to help find cures for cancer.
In 2011, I became a Captain of the Caring for Carcinoid cancer team, and helped new riders figure out how to train/fund raise/commit to the ride. I also broke my previous record and raised $4470 for cancer research.
Last year (2012) was the 5th anniversary of my brother's passing and my third year riding the PMC. I broke my previous fundraising record, raising a total of $4914.34! There isn't a day that goes by without my thinking about my brother. While my brother did not have cancer, I have no doubt that Dave would be proud of my efforts with the PMC. Our stepfather Neil is a cancer survivor. Several other members of our family have dealt with cancer as well.
This year (2013) I will be participating in the PMC's most difficult ride route. Starting in Sturbridge, MA, the ride to Bourne is the longest and most difficult leg of the event.Over two days I will ride 192-miles, with a total ascent of 4000 feet! My minimum fund raising goal for this year is $4500.
Last year, 100% of rider-raised revenue went directly to the Jimmy Fund.
This page requires flash player version 9 or higher.
My Paceline Supporters
I have chosen to keep all of my donors' information confidential; therefore it is not displayed on my PMC public donor list.