Number of Participants: 75
Hours Donated: 4
Value of Time Served: $2,535
Event Amount Raised: $3,500
Event Type: Children & Youth
Date: March 2, 2018
On a rainy Sunday, more than 50 Garden City High School Miracle Club students came out to support the second annual Charlie’s Champions Foundation Pedal for Pediatric Patients fundraiser. The event, held at the Roslyn Heights Soul Cycle, challenged the bikers’ stamina and endurance. They, and their generous sponsors, raised more than $3,500 to benefit the NYU Winthrop Hospital Cancer Center for Kids.
Juniors Amanda Cerrato, Lindsey Gambino and Rosie Sweeney were delighted to once again lend their support to pediatric cancer patients this year. “It was a tough workout,” said Cerrato, “but the spin instructor, students, and music made it truly enjoyable.”
Gambino added, “We know how lucky we are to be healthy, so supporting kids who are our age and younger makes us feel good.”
The event is one of a series of annual events that the students support to benefit the local cancer center. “The Miracle Club Dodgeball Tournament is next,” said Sweeney. “It’s on March 1st in the High School gym.” Based on the enthusiasm demonstrated by these generous students, the upcoming event should prove to be as equally successful.