TOPEKA, Kan. (June 20, 2014) - On July 6, a group of fraternity 19 cyclists and 8 crew members men will be in Topeka. The group are participating in Push America’s Journey of Hope, a 4,200-mile cycling event across the country. From Seattle to Washington D.C., the men will be cycling to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities.
The “Journey of Hope team” consists of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity men from across the country. The team will cycle an average of 75 miles per day ending at the National Capitol on August 2. Each cyclist has commited to raising a minimum of $5,500 on behalf of people with disabilities in hopes to enhance their quality of life.
The team will arrive at TARC, Inc.in Topeka at 12:30 p.m. and join them again for dinner at 5:30 p.m.
Push America’s mission is building leaders of tomorrow by serving people with disabilities today. Push America organizes Journey of Hope each summer, along with other events, in order to promote and raise funds. It is the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity who founded the organization in 1977 to commit themselves to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.