Cycling for Schools

I enjoy unlikely connections, like those between social justice and cycling.


Canada Crossing ’08

$14,000 to build a school in Chacaya, Guatemala. In 2008, after a year of fundraising and a 37-day, 3,800-mile bike ride across Canada, a friend Jason Haney and I had raised over $14,000. Today the school has been built, and serves as a permanent structure for hundreds of students. Read the blog.


Western Bike Blazer ’10

In 2010, I led a team of 10 college riders on a 1,000-mile bike ride that raised $12,000 for another school in Cali, Colombia. Today, Principal Eunice Caicedo directs the school, Sendero de la Vida, Amor y Paz — the Path of Life, Love, and Peace — which feeds and educates one of the most unfortunate corners of Cali. Read the blog.