March 23, 2016

A Troubadour’s Take on AngelRide

By Kristen Graves I first learned about AngelRide about a year ago. Lynn and Fred (the founders/directors) came to one of my concerts, and introduced themselves. They told me what they were about and what they were planning, and without much more than a few minutes of information, I was set to play for the …

March 16, 2016

Your Team Leaders: Working Hard & Having Fun

By Lynn McCarthy AngelRide is most definitely filled to the brim with the most amazing people in the world! Take the 27 persnickety team leaders who are working diligently to ensure AngelRide 2016 will be the most beautiful, top-notch experience in the land. Each team leader will spend countless hours preparing for the next AngelRide …

February 17, 2016

Hey Free Wheelin’ Angel Riders!

By Rob Cassie As we pedal towards another Memorial Day weekend spent with passionate and inspiring everyday folks, I am asking myself how I got involved with this great event. Simply, I am a proud volunteer because Lynn asked me. Lynn and I grew up in Old Saybrook and became good friends while trying to …

January 13, 2016

My Conspiracy Theory

By Lynn McCarthy I’ve been thinking about the good things in my life. Counting my blessings, giving gratitude, and acknowledging the gifts. Call it what you will. It’s a practice. Deepak Chopra reminds me, “Life isn’t good by itself; you must respond to it as good.” What if everyday feels like AngelRide – as though …

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 …

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 …

March 11, 2015

Get ready AngelRiders. It’s going to be another great year!

By Lynn McCarthy In life “we’re really called not to dispel mystery but to abide it, to engage it.” says Joe Henry. And so this is what I will practice today. I will not try to figure out why. Why do the 25 team leaders who make AngelRide, AngelRide do what they do knowing they …