Please sponsor me on the 39th Annual Ride for Runaways. This year’s ride begins Saturday, July 8th and ends Saturday, July 15th. The 2017 ride will start in McHenry, Maryland, one of the farthest western points in Maryland next to the West Virginia border. The 500 mile route will begin by going north for two days into the hilly southern tier of Pennsylvania with its many scenic vistas on the way to Somerset, PA and Altoona, PA. Altoona is the home of the historic landmark ‘Horseshoe Curve’, built by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1854 as a way to cross the Allegheny Mts., and is still in use today. We then spend the next two days riding through the twisting valleys of central Penn stopping in State College on Tues and on to Lewisburg on Wed. Thursday morning we cross the Susquehanna River and begin two days of climbing as we skirt the southern portion of the Poconos and spend our last night in Bethlehem, PA. On Saturday we ride into New Jersey and back to Trenton. The trip ends with ceremonies at center court in the Quaker Bridge Mall (Trenton, New Jersey). Hope to see you all there!
For the past 39 years, Anchor House has provided comprehensive programming to assist in solving the problems of runaway and homeless youth and their families. Whenever possible, Anchor House helps families reunite and stay together. When they can't, Anchor House gets kids off the street, gives them shelter, and provides a place for them to live while they learn the skills they need to be independent. Anchor House serves youth between the ages of 12 to 21, and has served innumerable youth in its history. Programs at Anchor House include a walk-in shelter, a street outreach program, a crisis intervention program, a transitional living program, and a shelter for children ages 18 through 21.
Again, many thanks for your support from me and the kids of Anchor House!