Cheered on by an enthusiastic crowd, fraternity members pedal their way into the hearts of those with disabilities.
Category: Journey of Hope
For 67 days this summer, Reed Wells is riding his bicycle about 3,600 miles from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.
Clients of Arrowhead West welcomed a group of fraternity cyclists as they peddled into town on their way to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
On Friday, June 26 The Ability Experience's Journey of Hope stopped in Wheatland at the Middle School. The Ability Experience's Journey of Hope is a 4,200 mile cycling event where members of the fraternity Pi Kappa Phi ride across the country to raise awareness and funds for people with disabilities.
Every time we are meeting new people, all the people that we're trying to help, they're always in very high spirits, they're always really happy, they're constantly smiling," said Michael Batres, a cyclist and mentor with The Ability Experience.
Jonathan, Gabriel and Alex are just a handful of participants on a cross country trek with a group called a Journey of Hope, organized by the Ability Experience Cycling team.