Fraternity Men Cycle Through Lubbock This Weekend For Individuals with Disabilties

Published 06/21 2014 09:56AM

Updated 06/28 2014 08:45AM

LUBBOCK, TX (PRESS RELEASE) -- On June 28-29, a group of fraternity men will be in Lubbock as a stop on the journey of their lives. This group of 28 cyclists and 9 crew members are participating in Push America’s Journey of Hope, a 3,900-mile cycling event across the country. From Long Beach, Calif. to Washington, D.C., these men will be cycling to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities.

The Journey of Hope team consists of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity men from across the country. The team will cycle an average of 75 miles per day ending at the U.S. Capital on August 2. Every cyclist commits to raising a minimum of $5,500 on behalf of people with disabilities in hopes to enhance their quality of life.

The team will arrive in Lubbock at noon. They will enjoy lunch at Raising Cane’s. In the evening they will return for another year to have dinner and a Friendship Visit at the Volunteer Services Council - Lubbock State Supported School.

Push America’s mission is building leaders of tomorrow by serving people with disabilities today. Push America organizes Journey of Hope each summer, along with other events, in order to promote and raise funds. It is the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity who founded the organization in 1977 to commit themselves to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.


Push America and Pi Kappa Phi 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 more on Push America’s summer programs please contact Adam Phillips at (980)-318-5381 or log on to 

(Press release by Push America)

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