Seattle-based Cyclists Again Stop in Charlottesville During Fundraising Trek
A group of fraternity brothers is again cycling cross-country to raise more awareness and funds for people living with disabilities.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A group of fraternity brothers is again cycling cross-country to raise more awareness and funds for people living with disabilities.
Wednesday, the Arc of the Piedmont in Charlottesville welcomed 27 bicyclists from Seattle with signs and handshakes.
The group from Pi Kappa Phi has been traveling for 64 days with its sights set on Washington, D.C. Members call it the Journey of Hope, where the bikers stop in cities across the country on their ride to meet those living with disabilities.
"We go to visit people across the country and experience their lives and see what they go through and try and push ourselves to prove that there's a lot more things to do out there than just sit on your couch,” said Tyler Lampard, Pi Kappa Phi brother
So far, the group has raised $700,000.
The fraternity brothers have two more stops in Virginia before they hit the nation’s capital. They'll fly back to Seattle after the long trip.