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Why We Ride
24 Hours to Cure Cancer
Join us this year for a powerful event and unforgettable weekend as The Ride For Roswell expands to a two-day experience celebrating hope! Register today for one of our cycling routes and also for the all-new Opening Ceremony taking place on Friday, June 22 at UB's Athletic Stadium in Amherst. The Opening Ceremony will include inspirational speakers, activities and a finale concert featuring a top national performing artist! Don't miss the fun. It's sure to be 24 hours you won't soon forget! Learn more and watch our video.
Ride News
The Ride For Roswell - News
The Ride For Roswell Names 2014 Event Chairs
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Ride For Roswell has named Mitch Flynn, Terry Bourgeois, Christine Eberle, John Hannon, Christopher McNamara, Lettia Milito, Jonathan Olson, James Reger, Sally Russell, and William Wallace as co-chairs of The Ride For Roswell 2014.   The Ride For Roswell chairs have been named to assist in developing and executing the largest single-day […]


Hacking Away at Cancer
Courtesy of http://link.highedweb.org/2013/10/hacking-away-at-cancer/ By Cathy Donnelly On Monday, Oct. 7, over 75 web professionals came together for HigherEdWeb’s first Hackathon. Their goal was to create a new website for the Ride for Roswell and to be able to connect the site with their fundraising systems. The redesigned website will make The Ride site mobile-friendly and simpler for users […]


YNN: Hackathon helps redesign Ride For Roswell website
http://buffalo.ynn.com/content/search/699638/hackathon-helps-redesign-ride-for-roswell-website/ BUFFALO, N.Y. — Stocked with plenty of coffee and energy drinks, a group of about 50 computer experts hacked into the Ride for Roswell website late Monday night into Tuesday morning. However, their intentions were good. The web technicians, programmers, and designers embarked on a 12 hour hackathon that aimed to redesign the event’s […]


WIVB: Whizzes work overnight for good cause
http://www.wivb.com/news/local/whizzes-work-overnight-for-good-cause BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Hundreds of tech geeks in Buffalo for a big conference worked throughout the night until about 4 a.m. Tuesday, all for a good cause. It’s being called the Hackathon, and their hard work will help Roswell Park Cancer Institute with an annual event. In the middle of the night our […]


2013 Ride For Roswell breaks record
2013 Ride For Roswell breaks record BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – This year’s Ride for Roswell was a record breaker. Donations continued to come in until September 1. The final tally comes to more than $4 million for cancer research and patient care at Roswell Park. Some 8,000 riders rolled through the streets of Western New […]


Franco’s Pizza Raises Money for Ride for Roswell
Courtesy of PRWeb.com: http://www.prweb.com/releases/pizza-coupons/pizza-delivery/prweb10939301.htm Western New York staple, Franco’s Pizza has been contributing to the Ride for Roswell for several years. For those who don’t know, Ride for Roswell began in 1996 as a way to raise money for research and patient care at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. To date, riders have contributed more than $20 […]


Rich’s Ride for Roswell Team Raises More Than $11,000
When cancer strikes, families come together to provide support and help in the battle against it. The Rich’s family showed how much it cares by participating in the 18th annual Ride for Roswell on June 22. The Rich’s team featured 36 associates who participated in the ride, and they collectively raised $11,209. Rich’s associates who […]


YNN: Ride For Roswell raises nearly four million for cancer research
http://buffalo.ynn.com/content/top_stories/670329/ride-for-roswell-raises-nearly-four-million-for-cancer-research/ AMHERST, N.Y. — 8,000 riders and 2,000 volunteers came out to UB North to participate in this year’s Ride for Roswell. Riders of all ages got a chance to travel routes ranging from three to a hundred miles. Nearly all the participants say they rode in memory of someone who died from cancer, survived […]


WGRZ: 8,000 riders take part in The Ride For Roswell
http://www.wgrz.com/news/article/217800/37/8000-Riders-Take-Part-in-Ride-for-Roswell AMHERST, N.Y. – Fighting cancer is a team effort, and this year’s Ride for Roswell team was 8,000 strong. Participants pedaled in various routes, ranging from three to 104 miles. There were 2,000 volunteers helping with the ride. According to ride organizaers, more than $3.8 million was raised in this year’s event. Doctors, nurses, current and […]


WIVB: Riding for cancer patients, survivors
http://www.wivb.com/dpp/news/local/wny-runs-for-cancer-patients-survivors AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – Thousands of people rode through the streets of Amherst Saturday morning for the 18th Annual Ride for Roswell event.  Proceeds from the event raise money for patient care and cancer research at Roswell park Cancer Institute.  The event helps people like Joanne Amon live to tell the story of their […]


Calendar
The Ride For Roswell - Events
The Ride For Roswell Published Events Calendar
Extra Mile Club Meeting

Event Date(s) / Time: Tue, 10 Jan, 2012 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Details:
The Extra Mile Club will be having a full committee meeting.

Location: 901 Washington, 3rd Floor
Created by: Andrea M. Gregory




Extra Mile Club Meeting

Event Date(s) / Time: Tue, 13 Dec, 2011 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Details:
The Extra Mile Club Committee will be meeting. EMC Perks begins at 4:30 pm, Peloton begins at 5:30 pm and Stewardship at 6:30 pm.

Location: 901 Washington, 3rd Floor
Created by: Andrea M. Gregory




Corporate Partnerships Committee Meeting

Event Date(s) / Time: Tue, 15 Nov, 2011 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Details:
Community Partnerships Committee Meeting (Occurs every 3rd Tuesday of the month)

 

The Community Partnerships Committee works to increase corporate participation in The Ride through teams, sponsorship, vendor partnerships, in-kind donations, and/or volunteerism.

 

If you would like to join this committee please email rideforroswell@roswellpark.org for more information or to be directed to the correct contact.

 

We hope to see you at the next meeting!

Location: RPCI
Created by: Amanda Kolin




Roswell Riders Committee Meeting

Event Date(s) / Time: Wed, 30 Nov, 2011 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Details:
Roswell Riders Committee Meeting (Every 4th Wednesday of the month)

 

The Roswell Riders Committee creates awareness, and increases participation and fundraising efforts for The Ride in the school/youth community as well as promote cycling and healthy living.

 

If you're interested in joining this committee please email rideforroswell@roswellpark.org and you will be directed to the correct person to speak with.

 

We hope to see you at our next meeting!

Location: RPCI
901 Washington St
3rd Floor Conference Room
Created by: Amanda Kolin




Team Stewardship Committee Meeting (Updated)

Event Date(s) / Time: Wed, 30 Nov, 2011 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Details:
Team Stewardship Committee Meeting (Every 4th Wednesday of the Month at 5:30pm)

 

This committee further develops personal relationships with current and new Ride team captains to encourage team growth through fundraising and team members; and recruits new teams.

 

If you're interested please email rideforroswell@roswellpark.org and you will be directed to the correct person to speak with.

 

We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

 

 

Location: RPCI
901 Washington St.
3rd Floor Conference Room
Updated by: Amanda Kolin




Team Stewardship Committee Meeting

Event Date(s) / Time: Wed, 30 Nov, 2011 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Details:
Team Stewardship Committee Meeting - Every 4th Wednesday of the Month at 5:30pm.

This committee further develops personal relationships with current and new Ride team captains to encourage team growth through fundraising and team members; and recruits new teams.

If you're interested please email rideforroswell@roswellpark.org and you will be directed to the correct person to speak with.

We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

 

 

Location: RPCI
901 Washington St.
3rd Floor Conference Room
Created by: Amanda Kolin




The Ride For Roswell Award Ceremony (Updated)

Event Date(s) / Time: Mon, 24 Oct, 2011 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: University at Buffalo, North Campus
Reception for Invited Guests; Center for the Arts from 5:00 to 6:30

Award Ceremony; Slee Hall
All are welcomed, 6:30 to 8:00
Fees: Free for invited guests
$25.00 per guest for the Reception
Contact: (716) THE-RIDE (843-7433)
Updated by: Amanda Kolin




The Ride For Roswell Award Ceremony (Updated)

Event Date(s) / Time: Mon, 24 Oct, 2011 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: University at Buffalo, North Campus
Reception for Invited Guests; Center for the Arts from 5:00 to 6:30

Award Ceremony; Slee Hall
All are welcomed, 6:30 to 8:00
Fees: Free for invited guests
$25.00 per guest for the Reception
Contact: (716) THE-RIDE (843-7433)
Updated by: Amanda Kolin




The Ride For Roswell Award Ceremony

Event Date(s) / Time: Mon, 24 Oct, 2011 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: University at Buffalo, North Campus
Reception for Invited Guests; Center for the Arts from 5:00 to 6:30
Award Ceremony; Slee Hall
All are welcomed, 6:30 to 8:00
Fees: Free for invited guests
$25.00 per guest for the Reception
Contact: (716) THE-RIDE (843-7433)
Created by: Amanda Kolin




The Ride For Roswell 2012 Brainstorming Meeting (Updated)

Event Date(s) / Time: Thu, 8 Sep, 2011 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Gaylord Cary Conference Room
Research Studies Center Building
Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
Contact: 716-THE-RIDE (843-7433)
Updated by: Lisa Scherer




Committee Meetings
Top Fundraisers
2012 Top Individuals
  1. Norma Stading:  $1,740.00
  2. Laurie Dohn:  $1,000.00
  3. James Lynch:   $1,000.00
  4. Bren Price:  $565.00
  5. Beth Ann Hedges:  $510.00
  6. Bradley Wood:  $475.00
  7. Randall Dievendorf:  $400.00
  8. Terry Bourgeois:  $385.00
  9. Rob Goldberg:  $315.00
  10. Rocco Surace:  $310.00
2012 Top Teams
  1. Team Praxair: $25,375.00*
  2. Team Kmart:  $5,000.00*
  3. Kids Just Want to Have Fun:  $1,825.00
  4. Team Rich:  $1,000.00
  5. Missy Extra Milers:  $700.00
  6. Danforth:  $500.00
  7. Team Roswell:  $425.00**
  8. Team Courage - Riding for Roger:  $400.00
  9. LiveStrong:  $275.00
  10. Team Bob Filipski:  $210.00
As of January 6, 2012
 
* Cash Sponsorship included in team total
**Team Roswell includes Dept. Teams - Alliance, Donor Center 2012, and Pathology
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Major Partners
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