When 21-year-old Mitchell Danford went to college, he knew he wanted to do something to help people.
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A group of 28 cyclists and 9 crew members peddled into Abilene this afternoon participating in Push America's Journey of Hope. This journey began 30 days ago in Long Beach California to Washington D.C. they are cycling to raise funds for people with disabilities.
ABILENE, Texas - "Journey of Hope" riders left Long Beach, Calif., on June 2. Tuesday, they arrived in Abilene as part of a fundraising bike ride across America.
The message was "I'm just like you" during the Journey of Hope team's "Kids on the Block" puppet show at a YWCA children's class on Tuesday.
Twenty-four cyclists from universities around the country are riding eight hours a day to promote acceptance for people with disabilities.
Members of the Push America Journey of Hope team, which included 24 bicycle riders, pulled into Grand Island on Monday morning to a rousing welcome from members of the Arc of Central Nebraska, which is hosting the riders during their two-day visit.
Grand Island, NE - Two dozen bicyclists are taking a break from pedaling more than 4,000 miles across the country with a stop in Grand Island.
Tomorrow and Saturday, a Concord business owner will host a group of young men from various Pi Kappa Phi chapters and teach them the basics of load bearing, ladder safety, miter saws, building practices, drilling and more as part of a two-day training program to prepare them for a six-week service trip.