Shining Light – Sheila
April 22, 2020

Shining Light – Sheila

Time to spotlight another of our amazing team leaders! Sheila is a high school special education teacher and Unified Sports coordinator who is rising to the challenge of teaching her students online now that #coronavirus will be keeping them out of school until at least mid-May. She shared some of her experiences with us: “As …

Let’s talk about scars, shall we?
April 22, 2020

Let’s talk about scars, shall we?

By Karen Grouten Let’s talk about scars, shall we? We all have them. We all know what they are. They are the spots on our body or our soul or our emotions that heal over from an injury. But those spots are not quite the same as before. Sometimes we try to hide them. Both …

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Shining Light – Carole
April 22, 2020

Shining Light – Carole

We would love to shine a spotlight on another of AngelRide’s team leaders, who has also been involved with the Connecticut Burns Care Foundation, Inc. for many years. Carole, who recently retired from her position as a medical technologist, has volunteered to share her experience with the Coronavirus response. “As a medical technologist in a …

Shining Light – Angel
April 22, 2020

Shining Light – Angel

We are shining a spotlight on those in our community involved in the Coronavirus response, and who better to start with than the inspiration behind AngelRide herself- Angel! Angel is a survivor of childhood cancer, and her strength in her journey helped mold the mission of the ride – to ensure that children struggling with …

April 2, 2020

Essex Savings Bank Announces 2020 Community Investment Program and Annual Balloting Results

March 31, 2020 - Essex, Connecticut – Essex Savings Bank is pleased to announce that, through its Community Investment Program (CIP), the Bank will be giving out $369,267 to support local non-profits and civic groups in 2020. The added monies available were in direct response to the successes of 2019, the Bank’s most profitable year ...

As someone privileged to tour the camp while in session – there’s a wonderful sort of magic happening there.
March 5, 2020

As someone privileged to tour the camp while in session – there’s a wonderful sort of magic happening there.

. . . Why I ride By Dana Bean AngelRide is a wonderful vortex.  It draws you in. It draws you in, not because of the quality of the cycling experience itself, though in many years of riding, I’ve never been in an organized cycling event that is more enjoyable, in terms of the ride …

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You could see the impact on every smiling face, the sparkle in every eye.
January 6, 2020

You could see the impact on every smiling face, the sparkle in every eye.

By Gerald Payfer A different road brought each of us to AngelRide. Whether you were faced with the effects of cancer or knew someone who had been; whether you are a burn survivor or know someone who is, we join together as an AngelRide community to make a difference in children’s lives. My journey began …

Shadowing a counselor who is also an AngelRide volunteer, this Boston Globe author beautifully shares the camp’s impact.
September 3, 2019

Shadowing a counselor who is also an AngelRide volunteer, this Boston Globe author beautifully shares the camp’s impact.

Respite and Rebirth, A Summer Camp Story, seen on the front page of the August 11, 2019 Boston Sunday Globe, brings the reader to The Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp. The little girl stands in a clearing in the woods, her chin tucked to her chest, her gaze cast down on the sun-dappled forest …

Tammy Torres: AngelRider and Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp Counselor!
September 1, 2019

Tammy Torres: AngelRider and Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp Counselor!

Being able to volunteer as a counselor for the burn camp that had given me so much as a kid was an amazing experience. The confidence I have is in large part due to the experience I had at camp. So this year, I am participating in AngelRide to benefit the Arthur C. Luf Children’s …

AngelRide and Connecticut Burns Care Foundation announce partnership to support The Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp
December 15, 2018

AngelRide and Connecticut Burns Care Foundation announce partnership to support The Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp

After 15 years of successfully supporting the Hole In The Wall Gang Camp, AngelRide 2019 will support another children’s camp – The Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp in Union, CT. About The Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp: Founded in 1991, this camp provides a safe camping environment for burn survivor children between the ...