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Many advances have been made in the overall fight against cancer, but glioblastoma remains an aggressive disease with poor outcomes.  Brain cancer patients and their families endure a significant amount of stress, anxiety and often financial hardship.  Together, we can make a meaningful difference in what is likely the most difficult journey of their lives.  Our 2024 campaign raised over $34,000!



Funds raised help 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

  • Provide services like massage therapy/acupuncture/music and art therapy

  • Facilitate brain cancer rehab services, like speech, occupational and physical therapy

  • Transportation fund to help patients get to / from appointments

  • Fill gaps where insurance falls short (Compassion Fund) for patients and families

We invite you to make a donation online or via check, in any amount!

  • Make a secure online donation using a credit card or your PayPal account

  • Send a check made payable to Gary's Ride Inc., 789 S. 100th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266.

  • Certain donation amounts qualify as sponsorships at various levels described below

  • Gary's Ride will follow-up with sponsors to confirm necessary recognition details and to provide a charitable giving receipt


SUPER HERO:  $1,500+

  • Gary’s Annual Brain Cancer Bike Ride Event Sponsor

  • Recognition on website (featured)

  • Recognition during media coverage

  • Recognition on event signage (featured)

  • Recognition on event T-Shirts (featured)


HERO: $1,000-$1,499

  • Recognition on website

  • Recognition on event signage

  • Recognition on event T-Shirts


CHAMPION: $500-$999

  • Recognition on website

  • Recognition on event T-Shirts


SUPPORTER: $100-$499

  • Recognition on website

Thank You


Gary and Faith

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