DINOSAUR I On Wednesday, a group of fraternity men will be in Dinosaur as a stop on the journey of their lives. The 26 cyclists and nine crew members are participating in Push America’s Journey of Hope, a 3,600-mile cycling event across the country.
From San Francisco to Washington D.C., these men will be cycling to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities.
The Journey of Hope team consists of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity men from across the country. The team will cycle an average of 75 miles per day ending at the National Capitol on Aug. 2.
Every cyclist commits to raising a minimum of $5,500 on behalf of people with disabilities in hopes to enhance their quality of life.
The team will arrive at their lodging, Dinosaur Baptist Church, at 2 p.m.
Push America’s mission is building leaders of tomorrow by serving people with disabilities today. Push America organizes Journey of Hope each summer, along with other events, in order to promote and raise funds.
It is the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, which founded the organization in 1977 to commit themselves to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.
Push America and Pi Kappa Phi have raised more than $15 million on behalf of people with disabilities and continue to be on the cutting edge of the disability movement.
For more information about this event or more on Push America’s summer programs please contact Adam Phillips at 980-318-5381 or log on to www.pushamerica.org.