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Ride For Roswell raises nearly $3.5 million for cancer research

Ride For Roswell raises nearly $3.5 million for cancer research
Posted at 4:01 AM, Aug 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-25 04:01:07-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Even though this year's Ride For Roswell was much different than in years past, the Western New York community showed up to raise $3.49 million for cancer research!

This year, just over 5,000 riders participated in this year's Reimagined Ride For Roswell including Brady Mentkowski, son of 7 First Alert Chief Meteorologist Aaron Mentkowski.

“Ride for Roswell riders and supporters responded with ingenuity and determination when faced with this year’s challenges because they knew that the funds raised are more important than ever to support our patients, pursue critical research and save more lives from cancer,” said Dr. Candace Johnson, President and CEO of Roswell Park. “It’s energizing to see all the creative things our riders did during the Summer of the Ride and all the ways our community showed support, from Tops’ DreamCycle ice cream to Big Ditch’s Lime Rider beer to our hour long TV special. I am grateful for every rider, every donor, every volunteer and every sponsor who has made this year possible under very difficult circumstances.”

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