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Here are the participants of the 2018 Anchor House Ride for Runaways.  You can click here to make a donation toward an individual or here to support a team participant in our 40th annual “Ride for Runaways.” You can also click on the Donate tab on the homepage.

 

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Denise Bowker

Denise Bowker

This year marks my 5th year on the Anchor House Ride. In the previous 4 years, I've met some wonderful people doing fabulous work. The youth that this program helps are provided with not only housing but more importantly LOVE and SUPPORT.

Some of the kids in the program were/are runaways not of their own choosing. Imagine a child saying "mom, dad, I'm gay" and their so-called parents say "Get out! You are not welcome here!" In some cases, the kids have nothing but the clothes on their backs.

I spend my spring and summer riding, training, advocating for these kids. The ones who have nothing but love and confusion in them.

Anchor House gives these kids hope, guidance, inspiration and helps with navigating the educational-financial system. I have met some of these kids who were about to graduate from college with 4-year degrees in STEM fields. These kids are bright, well adjusted and have their whole lives ahead of them.

This is my opportunity to pay-it-forward for all the love, support, generosity,... I've received over my life.

There is a 4-minute video about the ride and what Anchor House is all about on YouTube. I created a shortcut at https://bit.ly/aboutanchorhouse

Thank you all for your consideration in donating to a wonderful organization.

Comments

$2,225
raised of $2,000 goal
 

Recent Donations

1. PGPatricia Gonzalez
$25.00
2. CCCheryl Curbishley
Congratulation on another great ride!
$100.00
3. CCharlie
Way to go Denise! Love to you
$20.00
4. CCarlos
good cause, thank you for doing this.
5. JBJohn Bowker
Be Safe. You have my number if you need weather updates
$100.00
6. DSDavid Silvester
Keep up the good work Denise!