14 WWBPA Members Riding for Anchor House

Sunday, April 17 by JerryFoster

It’s official: 14 West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance members are participating in the annual Anchor House Ride for Runaways, which benefits the Anchor House teen shelter in Trenton, among their other programs. This year, the week-long 500 mile ride starts in Jamestown, NY, not too far from Lake Erie, and finishes as always at Quaker Bridge Mall.

Newell Benedict
Ken Carlson
Jerry Foster
Bill Garrett
Jack Hayon
Allison Leathem
Jessica Leathem
Les Leathem
Daryl McMillan
Eileen Murphy
Henry Murphy
Paul Shapiro
DJ Varner
Ron Weinstein

After clicking to the Anchor House site, just choose among our members by clicking the dropdown list and scrolling down to find your favorite member rider, then click Donate in This Participant’s Name and follow the instructions. Thank you!

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Another Successful Anchor House Ride for Runaways

Wednesday, July 28 by JerryFoster

Day 3 Potomac, Ken C, Ken N, and JerryWWBPA trustees and members participated in a 500-mile ride from Charlottesville, VA to Quaker Bridge Mall this year to raise money for the Anchor House shelter for runaway teens in Trenton. In total, the ride attracted pledges of over $400,000. Thank you to everyone who donated, and if you’d like to donate, click here.

Day 7 Pedestrian Bridge, Henry and EileenWWBPA participants included Jerry Foster, Ken Carlson, Newell Benedict, Ken Naglak, DJ Varner, Jack Hayon, Ron Weinstein, Bill Garrett and Henry and Eileen Murphy, among other West Windsor residents. With about 200 participants, it’s great fun for a great cause. We’re already looking forward to next year!

For more pictures and a day-by-day account of the ride, read Ken Carlson’s blog.

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Anchor House Ride

Wednesday, March 3 by sandy

Anchor House RideOn July 10th 2010, 200+ riders and support crew members will depart for a grueling one-week, 500 mile marathon ride that begins in Charlottesville,VA and end at Quaker Bridge Mall.

The goal:

To raise money necessary to keep open the doors of Trenton-based Anchor House. Your support will help to sustain its many programs available to the thousands of kids and their families whose lives that have been impacted by Anchor House for 32 years.

Anchor House, Inc. is a multi-service agency for runaway, homeless, abused, and at-risk youth and their families. For the past 30 years, Anchor House has committed its efforts to providing comprehensive, life-saving assistance to our most vulnerable population.

In 2009, several WWBPA members, including Ken Carlson, Jerry Foster, and Daryl McMillan, participated in the ride. You can read more about this year’s ride here.Anchor House Logo

To sign up (applications are due by March 5) or to sponsor the riders, go to anchorhouseride.org.

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