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Cycle to Save Lives 2

$370 of $500,000 goal

Raised by 6 people in 5 months
Created June 11, 2018
Dear friends & family,

A friend of both Union Rescue Mission and myself has offered a $500,000 matching gift to URM, if I would ride again from downtown Skid Row Los Angeles to Sacramento on my days off in June and July and invite friends to join me along the way. Please feel free to join in this effort whether it be on your bikes, via social media, or by financially supporting my fundraiser.  

I’m hoping friends of URM will support the ride through the mountains, to not only help make up a potential $2 million shortfall caused by a hold on an expected $2 million bequest but to also send a message to our leaders at the State Capitol that precious people living on our streets is unacceptable!

This will be the route  https://goo.gl/maps/dW2yu9jo7642

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Beginning Saturday, June 2nd, after URM’s 5K Walk at L.A. Live, I will communicate ride dates & where I am on the route via twitter.com/abales , Andy Bales Facebook Page , Andy Bales Fan Page , Union Rescue Mission Fan Page , Andy Bales on Strava  and twitter.com/URM .

Other likely ride dates are June 17th, June 23rd & 24th, June 30th, & July 6th, 7th, and 14th & 15th, if needed. 

If you can join me, bring plenty of water, food, and perhaps a bedroll. There will be very little support along the way except for a few kind friends, & experiencing some of the discomforts those experiencing homelessness experience such as heat, sun, thirst and searching for a restroom. I guess that is part of the point & experience of the ride.

Learn more about Union Rescue Mission at www.URM.org .
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Join our next ride this weekend! Contact @abales on Twitter or Andy on Facebook to participate on the road this weekend at these locations. Happy 4th of July!
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Andy's next departure will be from Bouquet Reservoir in Santa Clarita! Join Andy this weekend.
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$370 of $500,000 goal

Raised by 6 people in 5 months
Created June 11, 2018
Funds raised will benefit:
Union Rescue Mission
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Los Angeles, CA
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