This summer, I will be participating in a life changing adventure & I need your help! I will be participating in the JettRide 2012, This Is How We Roll!!
For 1 month, I will cycle 1,500 miles, from Minnesota, MN to Point Pleasant Beach, NJ!!! I will ride for boys who cannot, boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne).
Over the course of 4 weeks, our team will bike through 8 states and over 100 cities/towns. The ride takes off from MN on July 1, 2012 and will arrive in NJ on August 3, 2012.
Joining the JettRide means so much to me. First of all I should explain this is my senior project I will be completeing at Hellgate High School. My friend, and fellow JettRider, Mac Sullivan and I wanted to pick something that would realy stick out from the rest and we came up with the idea of a bike ride across the country for a charity. We connected with Arlen Hall, the previous JettRide tour leader - who told us about JettRide 2012, and we were estatic about finding a great charity for our ride. We also go to know Cory through Arlen and we grew even more excited as we found out we are representing the perfect kid for this ride. Also this ride is a "coming of age" thing for me and will help me grow into a well-rounded young adult. These two reasons: riding for Cory Stalling, and "coming of age" are the two primary reasons this ride means so much to me.
What is Duchenne? Duchenne is the most common lethal genetic disorder diagnosed during childhood today, affecting approximately 1 out of every 3,500 boys. Duchenne causes loss of muscle function and independence, there is no known treatment or cure for Duchenne.
I am participating in this event, not only because unlike boys with Duchenne, I CAN, but also because the Duchenne community needs much continued support to move ahead with urgently needed research and clinical trials.
With your help, I will ride for those who cannot. Each mile will bring us closer to finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy!
If you would like to sponsor my efforts, you may do so here!! If you would rather send a check, please make it payable to the Jett Foundation, 68 Evergreen Street, Suite 1, Kingston, MA 02364, with my name & JettRide written in the Memo. The Jett Foundation will issue you a tax deductible receipt for your contribution.
Many thanks for your support!! Don't forget to forward this to anyone you think might want to support me as well!
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