My AngelRide Experience: James Wheeler
May 8, 2015

My AngelRide Experience: James Wheeler

Have you ever thought about riding your bike across the state you live in? I hadn’t until last December when my mom suggested that I do the Angel Ride. Angel Ride is an annual two day bike ride from Norfolk Connecticut to Mystic Connecticut to benefit children with Cancer. The route is one hundred and …

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May 5, 2015

What a cool team to be a part of!

It’s a rare thing to find camp magic outside of camp gates, but AngelRide provided a 135 mile trail of safety, respect, and love. Everyone supported each other, shared stories, cheered each other on, and contributed to this incredible atmosphere of positivity as we cycled to raise funds to bring the camp experience to kids …

Why AngelRide Was the Best Experience of Greig Trout’s Life
April 30, 2015

Why AngelRide Was the Best Experience of Greig Trout’s Life

In 2014, Greig Trout, a 2-time cancer survivor with one kidney, heart failure, and post traumatic stress disorder, participated in AngelRide. With only one week to train and using a borrowed bike, Greig completed the entire 2-day ride. Watch Greig’s video message and hear why he thinks AngelRide was the best experience of his life.

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The Good, The Bad, and The Smelly  (or how to put the FUN in your fundraising)
April 27, 2015

The Good, The Bad, and The Smelly (or how to put the FUN in your fundraising)

By Karen Grouten If I haven’t said it before, I will say it again. I have a really hard time coming out and asking people for money. So, as I said in my first blogpost I try to invite them to become part of the team by donating. It just works better for me, suits …

April 24, 2015

AngelRide is a Way of Life

By Bill Appleby AngelRide starts earlier in the Appleby household then most. As close friends to the co-founders of this amazing charity, we are honored to listen to new business ideas that only last week were scratched out on a napkin at a local restaurant or be asked for our opinions on new styles of …

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April 20, 2015

The story about a man I met at the Dunkin Donuts one Sunday morning

By Kenny Osborn Team One Ton At 9:30 AM John and I were dressed in our lycra finest outside the Dunkin Donuts as the church crowd filed in. We had been riding our trainers while collecting donations for the AngelRide for about and hour and a half, and things had been going well. People were …

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April 16, 2015

The Road Less Traveled

By Alan St. Peter Nine years ago, Alan St. Peter and Angela “Angel” Uihlein rode the first leg on day one of AngelRide 2006. Angel was 15 and was still recovering from her bone marrow transplant. Alan had rearranged his chemotherapy treatments so that he would be able to ride that year. Alan wrote the …

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One Hill at a Time
April 9, 2015

One Hill at a Time

By Judith E. Lackey In 2012, when I signed up for my first Angel ride, I had no idea what I was in for. The energy of the riders and volunteers was incredible. There really isn’t anything easy about the ride, but what our campers go through day in and day out isn’t easy. Being …

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April 6, 2015

A Camper and Young AngelRider Shares his Story

My name is Jack Krupienski and this will be my third year of AngelRide. I did my first AngelRide when I was about 11 years old after doing biking charity events for the Hole in The Wall Gang Camp. This will be my fourth year as a camper at the Hole in the Wall. I …

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April 2, 2015

A Message From the Man Who Stood Up

No matter how much you give, being part of a community like the AngelRide will always give you more back. They turn every setback, pain and heartache into love, beauty and smiles. They are the currency of hope. I’d like to tell you a little bit about what the AngelRide means to me and more …

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