Push American Arrives in Abilene

Published 07/01 2014 05:47PM

Updated 07/01 2014 06:49PM

A group of 28 cyclists and 9 crew members peddled into Abilene this afternoon participating in Push America's Journey of Hope. This journey began 30 days ago in Long Beach California to Washington D.C. they are cycling to raise funds for people with disabilities.

Upon their arrival today they enjoyed lunch and Friendship Visits with Disability Resources Inc. and Adaptive Recreation Services-City of Abilene. This year they have 100 riders and have raised $500,000 according to Josh Stroud one of the cyclists.

This is the 12th year this event has taken place and collectively they have raised over $15 million on behalf of people with disabilities and continue to be on the cutting edge of the disability movement.

For more information about this event or on Push America's summer programs click here.

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