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GOAL: $5,000
RAISED: $3,260

Stu Bakal - Rider # 87

On Friday November 15th, and Saturday November 16th I will join hundreds of other individuals who will ride their bicycles or crew from Miami to Key West 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 16th year of The SMART Ride journey, I have set an ambitious fundraising goal because I believe what we do makes a difference (and because 100% of the money you donate will go back to the community).

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."

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My Heroes

Dan Porcaro
PSM Partners

Edward Bakal

Gary Lanham
Stu, thank you for your service and for leading by example. You are a true inspiration.

Steve Montner
You're my hero! Miss seeing you...

Bennett Goldworth
Thank you for your service and commitment to helping others in need..... also-best neighbor ever!

Bob and Les Chinsky-McRae
Have an easy ride for an important reason!

Leonard McNally

Stephen Gray
RE/MAX Expierence
Hello Stu, Thank you for your paticapation in Smart Ride!

David Peery
For you and your whole team

Gene DiRazzo
Good Luck Stu, so proud of you, together we will make a difference.

Barbara and Michael Borys
Best of luck with your fundraising and your ride, Stu. We are proud to be able to support your efforts.

Andrew Verdi
Good luck on your ride Stu! You continue to inspire me! You are truly a blessing in my life!

Anthony M. Kulp

Don Whipple

Antonio Tella

Gregg Proietti
Good luck! You inspire me every day 🤗

Thomas Hunter
Go for it, Stu! Glad to see you doing it again!

Mark Davirro

Anna Michaud

Thomas Hunter
Have a great ride, Stu! You are doing a great thing and helping so many people!

Mimi Struck
Have a great ride.