Amanda Graves - Rider # 224
On Friday, November 16th, and Saturday, November 17th I will join hundreds of individuals who will ride their bicycles or crew from Miami to Key West. We will RIDE 165-miles. Our journey will be one filled with hope, filled with pride, and filled with the dream of a future free of AIDS. This year will mark the 15th year of The SMART Ride journey, I have set an ambitious goal to help raise more than the required because I believe what we do makes a difference (100% of the money you donate will go back to the community). Last year I worked on the crew for this event and after it was all said and done, I knew I had to ride this next year and my soon to be husband will be joining me.
The event guarantees that EVERY penny that I raise (with your help) will be given to AIDS Service Organizations and directed to prevention, education and direct services. Together we can make a real difference, we can change the world, and help free future generations of living with HIV while helping those already affected, infected or at risk today stay healthy.
We can share the words of Margaret Mead "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has".