June 26, 2015

Kenny Osborn: AngelRide 2015

By Kenny Osborn In 1988, 250 campers, over the course of a summer, came to experience a different kind of healing. 250. Strangers. Patients. Perhaps away from home for the first time, except for hospital visits that had become frequent enough that they could be called “normal.” 250 who knew discomfort, insecurity, and uncertainty better …

June 10, 2015

Kyle Says Thank You

Thank you for everything you did this past weekend. It was one of the most incredible and most enjoyable weekends I have ever had. From Friday night setting up until Sunday night tearing down there was a smile on my face and that was due to all of the love and support everyone was giving …

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May 14, 2015

George Bussman’s AngelRide Story

By George Bussman Fred Brooke first told me about Angelride that first year it was held way back in 2004. I’m afraid the length and terrain of the ride closed my brain to the possibility of joining the ride until year three. As a seasoned cyclist, I reasoned that if I trained sufficiently, I could …

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May 11, 2015

What makes AngelRide so special?

Many people have asked me what makes AngelRide and the Hole in The Wall Gang Hospital Outreach Program (HITWG – HOP) so special, what is it that brings riders back year after year. I think I might finally have my answer. Dear sponsorship providers, supporters, encouragers and worriers: Angel Ride 2014 is complete! AngelRide 2014 …

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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