Peter Cheifetz

Peter's GYGIG!

Peter Cheifetz's fundraiser for GET YOUR GUTS IN GEAR INC

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Scenic ride along the Hudson River (2009)

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Riding along with a friend (2009)

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Moosing around in the evening (2011)

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Getting ready for bed (2009)

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Staying warm (2011)

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Over the bridge and through the woods, 210 miles we go... (2009)

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210 miles done! (2009)

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We did it!!! (2009)

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I completed it (and in one piece!!) (2009)

I am riding again for Get Your Guts in Gear! Please support me.

I’m Getting My Guts In Gear!

Over the past few summers, I have biked more than 840 miles as a participant in Get Your Guts In Gear, a non-profit supporting those afflicted with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Thanks to the generosity of friends and family, I have raised over $19,000 to promote research and awareness. This year, I am looking forward to completing the grueling 2 day 150-mile ride. This year I have the opportunity to ride a century – 100 miles in a single day. Please support me to help those afflicted with IBD.

IBD encompasses both Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Crohn’s Disease is a chronic disorder involving the inflammation and ulceration in the digestive tract. Ulcerative Colitis, a disease of the large intestine, affects the lining of the colon. More than 1.4 million Americans are afflicted with IBD – and at least 140,000 of those are under the age of 18.

June 9th and 10th, I will bike in New York’s Hudson River Valley with Get Your Guts in Gear (GYGIG), The Ride for Crohn’s and Colitis (http://www.ibdride.org/). GYGIG sponsors several groups that support IBD research, education, and advocacy. The ride began in 2004 with 27 participants and raised $100,000. To date, it has raised over $1 million. GYGIG’s goal is to help those with the disease find better treatment, raise public awareness, and to actively seek a cure.

I ride because I have lived with Crohn’s Disease since being diagnosed at the age of eleven. After my diagnosis, I joined a local CCFA support group which helped me cope with my illness and the side effects of the various medications needed to treat it.

I am dedicating the next month to preparing for my seventh GYGIG experience! I will be hard at work training and fundraising for those unable to ride. Please help me reach my personal fundraising goal of $2,000.

You may donate online at http://www.razoo.com/story/Peter-Gygig and enter rider number NY-37 or complete and return the attached pledge form with a donation of $25, $36, $50, $100, or whatever you can contribute.

Your support means a lot to me, to those with the disease, and to everyone working to find a cure. I truly appreciate your donation. Every dollar matters! Thank you for helping patients and their families affected by Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Together let’s put an end to IBD!

I welcome any questions you have about the ride or IBD.

Thank you,

Peter

Rider #NY-37


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Organization Information

GET YOUR GUTS IN GEAR INC
1000 North Division Street
Suite 10-8 Peekskill, NY 10566

Phone
718-875-2123

Web
http://www.ibdride.org

Mission
Get Your Guts in Gear is an amazing community of people who come together to raise awareness and provide support for those affected by IBD.

EIN 200246024

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