Scarnati/ Cawley 100
Bike Ride for Children’s Hospitals
September 13-15, 2013
Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) and Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley hosted a three-day, 100-mile charity bike ride from Gettysburg to Annville to raise money for three children’s hospitals in Pennsylvania.
- News Release: September 10, 2013 – Senator Joe Scarnati & Lt. Governor Jim Cawley to Kick Off Fifth Annual Charity Bike Ride to Benefit Children’s Hospitals
ABOUT THE RIDE
The 2013 ride was the fifth annual charity bike ride for children’s hospitals. This year the event raised $135,645. Over the last five years, this event has raised approximately $653,000.
Money raised during the 2013 ride was split equally among the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia & the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.
Thank you to everyone who helped to make this year’s ride such a success! It is very exciting for us to be able to contribute to these three great facilities and to show appreciation for the work they do and have done for so many children around the world.
A sample of photos from this year’s ride can be viewed here.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Donations for the Scarnati/Cawley 100 can be made to The Foundation For Enhancing Communities using PayPal.
Contributions for the charity ride can also be made by check. Please make your donation payable to Scarnati/Cawley 100 and mail to: The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, PO Box 678, Harrisburg, PA 17108. Corporate checks are welcome and all contributions are tax deductible.
ABOUT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PITTSBURGH of UPMC – Regionally, nationally, and globally, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is a leader in the treatment of childhood conditions and diseases, a pioneer in the development of new and improved therapies, and a top educator of the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. Children’s Hospital has fulfilled this mission since its founding in 1890. Children’s consistently is ranked nationally for its clinical excellence and named one of the top pediatric hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and Parents Magazine. It has one of the fastest growing pediatric research programs in the country and has been recognized for its deep integration of health care information technology. For more information, please visit www.chp.edu. CHP VIDEO
ABOUT THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is ranked the #1 children’s hospital by both U.S. News & World Report and Parents magazine. CHOP doctors are advancing care for children with both rare and common diseases; pioneering research in childhood cancer, congenital heart disease, fetal therapy and many other areas; and making discoveries in the lab today that will become the life saving treatments of tomorrow. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has defined standards of excellence in pediatric care since its founding more than 150 years ago, and continues to do so now and into the future. CHOP VIDEO
ABOUT THE PENN STATE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL – Central Pennsylvania’s only children’s hospital offering specialized care and treatment for the most severely ill children. Patients have convenient access to advanced pediatric care for a range of conditions, from complex heart disease to childhood cancer. Along with a pediatric trauma center, Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital offers a specialized neonatal intensive care unit and 24-hour, life-saving transport and emergency medical services, including a dedicated Pediatric Mobile Intensive Care Unit. The Children’s Hospital was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals for orthopedics, cardiology and heart surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, urology, and cancer. With more than 30 outpatient clinics throughout Pennsylvania, Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital is a destination for hope and healing for thousands of children and their families. PENN STATE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL VIDEO
The Scarnati/Cawley 100 is a project of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, fiscal sponsor.