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7th Annual Brother Shamus Charity Ride

70-year-old Brother Shamus McGrenra completed his most challenging ride yet, cycling 11 states and 900+ miles to raise money for the Dorothy Day Outreach Center at Saint Francis University.

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  • The #GoBroShamus Charity Ride began on September 8th in Bar Harbor, Maine. Brother Shamus rode down the northeast coast, cycling 900+ miles through 11 states before coming to an end in Jamestown, Virginia after 33 days on the road. The 70-year-old Franciscan friar, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon and lung cancer, crossed the "finish line" on the Saint Francis University campus mall. Students, faculty and staff gathered to welcome him home, cheering him on as he rode his final lap.


    Read about Brother's historic 2017 ride

    View photos from the ride

  • The Cause

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    The Dorothy Day Outreach Center at Saint Francis University has been serving the poor for 36 years.


    Wanna help?

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    Join the "Shamus Shuffle", make a donation, and more ways you can support Brother Shamus.