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December 05, 2016
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Tristate bike ride funds summer camp for sick children

On July 2, starting at Woodcliff Lake, NJ and finishing at Camp Simcha Special in Glen Spey, NY, 85 women cyclists participated in a one-day, 72-mile bike ride that raised $314,500 for the camp. Beginning on July 30, 350 men will complete a two-day, 180-mile ride to raise funds as well.
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“The camp is our flagship program,” Margolese reported, “providing summer camp for those wouldn’t be able to have the experience. For two weeks, they have the time of their lives. They’re normal kids, spending time with others like them.”

On July 31, hundreds of men will ride into Camp Simcha and cross what Margolese calls “the world’s greatest finish line.”

“It’s where you see all of your hard work and training pay off. You get to see firsthand where all of your fundraising efforts will go,” Margolese reported. “It’s an unbelievable experience.”