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Nor Cal AIDS Cycle
June 27, 2011

The money goes where it is supposed to. The NorCal AIDS Cycle (NCAC) prides itself on giving over 60% of the money raised, directly to HIV/AIDS services. Other AIDS rides that are MUCH larger give less than 20% to those in need - to me that's appalling and absolutely defeats the purpose.

This is my second year riding the NCAC. The support around the ride and the community it develops within the ride is absolutely unmatched. After the first year alone I developed friendships that I will have for a lifetime. Riding the NCAC was one of the most important experinces of my life.

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I work with HIV + individuals and I understand the need for services. The urgency for financially supporting HIV/AIDS has plummeted while HIV rates increase. This is an extremely important event that directly benefits those in need.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Get more people to ride the NCAC and inform those who participate in fundraising for other HIV/AIDS rides about where the majority of their money goes.

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & Health Educator.