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9th Annual Brother Shamus Charity Ride

72-year-old Brother Shamus McGrenra is cycling to raise awareness and money for the Dorothy Day Outreach Center at Saint Francis University.

    • 2018 Charity Bike Ride

      Riding for the Dorothy Day Outreach Center at Saint Francis University

    • Donate to the Brother Shamus Charity Ride

      Your donation will help the Dorothy Day Center and thousands of local families.

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      The history of the Brother Shamus Charity Bike Ride >

    • Riding for the Dorothy Day Outreach Center at Saint Francis University

    • Your donation will help the Dorothy Day Center and thousands of local families.

    • Learn about the first Master of Cancer Care Program in the nation >

    • The history of the Brother Shamus Charity Bike Ride >

  • In September 2019, 72-year-old Brother Shamus McGrenra, a stage 4 colon cancer survivor, will embark on his 9th annual #GoBroShamus Charity Bike Ride. Br. Shamus will start pedaling at the Queen of Peace Friary in the Upper Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA and travel to NYC by way of Cumberland, MD, Washington, D.C., Lewes, DE, Cape May, and Philadelphia. Br. Shamus will conclude his journey at The Catholic Worker, co-founded by Dorothy Day.

    Donate to help Brother Shamus reach his goal to raise $55,000 for the Dorothy Day Center at Saint Francis University, a benchmark that would break his previous donation records. In the past 8 years, Brother Shamus's cycling trips have raised $326,000 for rural poverty. 

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  • The Ride

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    Brother Shamus will be biking 700+ miles through five states. Follow his journey.

  • The Man

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    A stage 4 cancer survivor, Brother Shamus is a "riding miracle". Read his incredible story.

  • The Cause

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    The Dorothy Day Outreach Center at Saint Francis University has been serving the poor for 37 years.