LET'S BEAT BRAIN CANCER!
We invite you to 'COME ALONG FOR THE RIDE' to beat brain cancer! You can support our mission by making a donation and also by participating in our annual bike ride event, whether you choose to ride the trail or join the celebration at The Handlebar Restaurant in Dallas Center - great food and entertainment await the whole family!
GARY'S RIDE 2023 IS SATURDAY MAY 20TH!
Get event details here and register through April 28, 2023
GARY'S RIDE is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity organization founded by Kristin Wiedenfeld and created in loving memory of Gary Wiedenfeld; husband to Kristin, step-father and avid cyclist, who bravely battled glioblastoma. GARY is referred to by many as 'our hero' because of his courage, faithfulness, strength, perseverance, kindness and commitment to helping others. Gary faced many battles in his life, including multiple surgeries and a near life-ending accident, but none as great as his fight against brain cancer (glioblastoma multiforme grade IV) from April 2020 until May 17, 2021. Forever in our hearts, our love for Gary propels us forward....to make a difference....to help others...and to BEAT this disease! WATCH Kristin's interview with WHOTV13 news.
OUR MISSION is to raise FUNDS and HOPE for those impacted by brain cancer - especially glioblastoma (GBM), the most common type of malignant brain tumor in adults. Our goal is to raise $20,000 between January 1- May 20, 2023!
Funds raised will support the MercyOne Richard Deming Cancer Center to...
Help secure local clinical trials for future treatment
Enable a terminal brain cancer patient to enjoy their dreamed of adventure (Gary’s Adventures Sponsorship)
Provide supportive services like massage therapy/acupuncture/music and art therapy
Facilitate brain cancer rehab services, such as speech, occupational and physical therapy
Fill gaps where insurance falls short (Compassion Fund) for patients and families
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!
WE COULDN'T DO THIS WITHOUT YOU!