Things often have a funny way of working themselves out. After making my previous post regarding my decision not to do the AIDS Ride, I checked my email and found a similar event happening down here in a couple weeks (albeit on a much smaller scale). Being Alive San Diego is sponsoring the Ride-4-AIDS cycling event to raise money and awareness for HIV/AIDS research. All the money raised through the event will go to the UCSD AIDS Research Institute, a non-profit organization focusing on bench to bedside research, treatment and education about HIV/AIDS and Being Alive San Diego, a non-profit direct service organization helping those whose lives are affected by HIV/AIDS.
On a much sadder note, immediately before I found out about the
The ride I will be doing is scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 1st and will consist of a 25 mile loop through
**If you would like to help support me by making a tax deductible donation to this cause, please visit: http://ride4aids.kintera.org/travisemmel**
(Thank you very much!!)