Over the course of five days, Build America, a program created through The Ability Experience, the philanthropy owned and operated by Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, worked on various construction projects around the camp for people with disabilities and also took the time to create bonds with campers that will not soon be forgotten.
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On June 17, Logan Fitzgerald of Puyallup and 23 other cyclists shoved off from Long Beach, California, for a 2,700-mile ride across the United States.
The Journey of Hope bike team will be cycling into the North Suburban YMCA for their seventh annual friendship visit on July 26, 2016. Demonstrating the Y's commitment to helping all children and adults reach their full potential, this year's event theme is "Football for All," featuring a guest appearance from the Northwestern University football team.
Today we were back to work on the horse run-ins and the ramps that we started building yesterday. We also began building a fence to enclose a five-acre horse pasture that will give the camp the ability to have many more horses on their property.
About 25 fraternity men will bicycle about 3,600 miles to help disabled people starting this week.
Twenty-four Journey of Hope cyclists and their eight crew members pedaled their way into Lake Havasu City Friday for a stay-over during a two-month daily cross-country cycling trek spanning thousands of miles. The effort raises funds and awareness for people with disabilities on behalf of the non-profit organization, The Ability Experience.
LAS VEGAS --- When "frat boys" make the news, it isn't always in a good way. But this week, a team of cyclists from the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity is to stop in Las Vegas as part of a cross-country trek to raise money for people with disabilities.