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July 21, 2013

Journey of Hope Bike Ride Across America to stop in Terre Haute

A team of riders participating in the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity’s Journey of Hope Bike Ride Across America will stop in Terre Haute on Tuesday en route to its final destination of Washington, D.C., on Aug. 10.

The riders will be coming from Effingham, Ill., traveling on U.S. 40, and will enter the Indiana State University campus off Fifth Street. They are expected to arrive at ISU fountain area in Dede Plaza between noon and 1 p.m. The riders will also visit Happiness Bag at 5:30 p.m. during their stopover in Terre Haute.

Journey of Hope is a cross-country bicycle trek beginning in San Francisco (North and South) and Seattle, Wash. (TransAmerica) and ending together with all teams in Washington, D.C. Participants bike on one of three routes. The ride covers 32 states, cycling more than 12,000 miles combined, it is solely comprised of members of Pi Kappa Phi and continues to spread a message of acceptance and understanding for people with disabilities.

Each team member was selected for his leadership, commitment to service and community involvement. Cyclists, who ride an average of 75 miles each day, are required to raise a minimum of $5,000 to enhance the lives of people with disabilities.

The Journey of Hope, a program of Push America, the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, annually raises more than $500,000 for its cause.

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