Awarded to Paul Russell
A nine-week cycling trip from Providence, Rhode Island to San Francisco with the non-profit Bike and Build to benefit affordable housing organizations in the United States. There are 32 riders ages 18-25 on the trip. Each rider is responsible for fund raising $4,000.00, $3,000.00 going to build affordable housing with organizations like Habitat for Humanity and $1000.00 going for trip costs. You get to see the country by bicycle and get involved in community service work. Riders bike for 6 days and on the 7th day we help build a home for those in need.