In 1996Dan rode his bike across the USA to raise money for the Jimmy Fund in the fight against cancer. After 32 days and 3100 miles on the road , Dan and cyling buddy Steve Stark rode their bikes into Fenway Park and presented the Jimmy Fund with a check for $50,000.
Then in 1998 Dan was part of a 4 man cycling relay team who rode their bikes from Irvine Ca. to Savanah Georgia in 7 days. Team Jimmy presented the Jimmy Fund a check for $56,000.
Fast forward to 2001: Dan, Kim and Steve start Katelynn’s Ride in memory of Katelynn Battista who lost her fight with cancer at age 11. To date Katelynn’s Ride has raised 1.7 million in the fight against cancer. For more information on Katelynn’s Ride please click here.
Dan and Kim are both proud recipients of the Jimmy Funds prestigious Bob Cheyne Lifetime Commitment Award. Dan is also a Jimmy Award recipient.