When I was 10, my friend’s mother back in Annapolis, Maryland, was diagnosed with cancer, and I was really upset and wanted to do something about it. My family had just moved to Ellicottville from Annapolis, and my father saw some information about the Ride for Roswell, Western New York’s largest fundraiser to raise money for cancer research at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo.
We signed up but I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to raise the $100 minimum necessary to ride. But I tried really hard and contacted everyone I knew and raised over $4000 that year! Continue reading →