Journey of Hope Rides Into Arlington for 19th Year
By Ryan Hunt
Posted on July 15, 2015, July 15, 2015

For a 19th consecutive year, cyclists with the Journey of Hope made a pit stop in The American Dream City on July 10, 2015.

The Journey of Hope is a national outreach project that raises public awareness of people with disabilities.

It is the largest fund-raising campaign for Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, Inc. and for Push America, the fraternity's national non-profit organization.

Since 1996, the City of Arlington has been a host city for teams of cyclists on a 4,000-mile cross-country trek.

Their journey begins in San Francisco and Seattle. It ends in Washington, D.C. Arlington is near the midway point for the southern route.

This year, the cyclists visited UT Arlington, playing basketball with the seven-time National Wheelchair Basketball Champion UT-Arlington Movin' Mavs!

Individually, each cyclist raises funds in order to make the journey. Members of Pi Kappa Phi have raised millions of dollars for projects and programs of Push America and have donated millions of man hours to renovate facilities that serve people with disabilities across the country.


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