Please support me and TEAM RED in the Tour de Cure!
SUPPORT ME AND TEAM RED IN THE TOUR DE CURE!
On March 29, 2020, I'll be running in the Tour de Cure at Lake Nona in Orlando, Florida. It's my eleventh year participating in this amazing event, and I hope you'll join me in running or walking a 5K, or riding your bike 10, 25, 50, 62, or even 100 miles. But the Tour de Cure is so much more than a one-day athletic event. It's a journey to ending diabetes.
Each mile brings us closer to stopping diabetes, an insidious disease that has impacted the lives of many of my loved ones. My mother fought Type 1 Diabetes for 35 years, until it finally won when she was just 56 years old. My nephew Mike died during a diabetic seizure on November 2, 2016, leaving his two teenage children and our whole family heartbroken. My niece Laura Lee struggles to meet the challenges of living with type 1 diabetes every day. Many other family members and dear friends also have diabetes. The funds I raise will be used in the fight to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
No matter how small or large, your generous gift will help improve the lives of the 30 MILLION Americans who suffer from diabetes, in the hope that future generations can live in a world without this disease. Together, we can all make a difference!
Thank you for making a generous contribution to this cause that is so important to me!
If you'd like to ride with me and Team Red, you can sign up by clicking on JOIN MY TEAM above my picture. We welcome riders of all ages and cycling abilities, as well as walkers and runners.
Riding for a CURE for:
* Laura Lee Shields (my niece) * Marian H. (my friend) * Grace * Aura Lopez * Sara J. * Nikky T. * ALL the Red Riders and Red Striders!
Riding in Memory of:
* Lillian Shields (my mother) * Frances Nagy (Dave's mother) * Gladys Sciortino (Sharron's mother) * Leonard White (my grandfather) * Patti White * Elizabeth Wolfe * Tempee F. Warmack * Mildred Kelleher * Earle Richards * Michael Patrick Shields (my nephew) * Frank J. Nagy
I would be honored to add your loved ones' names to this list, and ride in their honor. Please let me know.
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