George Buckmann fundraising for Ride For Homes 2014

George Buckmann

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Ride For Homes 2014
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Goal: $4,000

From George Buckmann

I believe every dollar spent on building affordable homes with volunteers and future homeowners is a dollar committed to our faith in people and our faith in Philadelphia!

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About Me

I am...a construction site supervisor at Habitat Philadelphia; an architect; a husband; a father of three boys, rather men; an avid bike commuter into Philadelphia; a firm believer in homeownership as a catalyst in building safe communities with a bright future!

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Habitat Philadelphia's 2nd annual Ride For Homes is hitting the road June 5 to 8, 2014! The four day round-trip ride raises critical dollars for Habitat's building projects, raises awareness for Habitat's work in Philadelphia, and takes our riders on a gorgeous, supported bike tour of the Pennsylvania countryside.  Total distance is approximately 250 miles, and the atmosphere is friendly, inclusive and non-competitive.  This year's Ride For Homes begins in Philadelphia and stops in Lititz, Gettysburg and Strasburg before returning home.  

The goal of the Ride For Homes is to raise $35,000 for Habitat Philadelphia's home construction and home repair projects, helping Habitat to continue providing critical affordable housing services to low-income families in the city.  By supporting a rider, you are helping them cover the costs of their ride and making a significant donation to Habitat.  Please donate today and help us reach our goal!

Want to join the Ride? Visit our website to register.

All are welcome—if you have a road bike and you’re looking for a fun way to support Habitat, here’s your chance!  

About Habitat Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is an independently chartered affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), the largest nonprofit homebuilder worldwide.

Locally, Habitat Philadelphia is on a mission to transform lives and our city by building and repairing quality homes in partnership with families in need, and uniting all Philadelphians around the cause of affordable housing.  Our Vision is a city where all Philadelphians live in safe, affordable homes.  Since 1985, Habitat Philadelphia has empowered more than 170 families to achieve their dreams of homeownership and break the cycle of poverty.  Since 2011 we have also provided critical home repair and weatherization services to 70+ low-income homeowners in order to preserve the comfort and safety of their homes.

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