I Need Your Help: $760 to Go #RTCCTO

Thanks and Pleas: RTCC 2014On June 7-8 I'll be embarking on a 220km bicycle ride across Ontario in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Yesterday, I attended an orientation and received my shirt.

Just picked up my shirt to #RTCCTO and feeling stoked!

I'm starting to train now, and getting excited, but I still need to raise $760 to reach the $2,500 minimum. If you haven't yet pledged, I ask that you do so now. I won't be hitting you up for a Terry Fox Run donation in the fall, this is the only donation I'll seek in 2014.

Donate to my ride by clicking right here. The following awesome people (updated as pledges come in) have already done so, and I'm extremely grateful:

  1. Ellen M.
  2. Rick C in Oakville
  3. Mike Kic
  4. markosaar
  5. Speysidephil
  6. Dale
  7. Brian A.
  8. Doug
  9. Rick2
  10. Al The Royal Pain
  11. Christine H.
  12. Mike from Lowville
  13. Cheryl
  14. Il Duce
  15. Michael Muzzin
  16. Liz B.
  17. Blind Dave
  18. Alex Patino
  19. Mike Engell and Colleen
  20. Cousin Jen
  21. Aunt Maura
  22. Brother Ryan
  23. Jason from Sudbury
  24. Jamie
  25. Mom
  26. Zachary
  27. Faunie
  28. Douglas
  29. Steve M.
  30. Kevin W.
  31. Katherine R.
  32. Marie C.
  33. Erin Davis
  34. Matt W.
  35. Chad H.
  36. Nigel Trousershrapnel
  37. Brother Steve
  38. Philly-Bob
  39. Audrey
  40. TheSweaterTuck
  41. Cathy S.
  42. Tim
  43. Domenico
  44. Julie N.
  45. Helmut
  46. Daniel M.
  47. Claire H.
  48. Andrew
  49. Jackie S.
  50. Gwyn
  51. Mofo
  52. Nicki
  53. CJ
  54. 519 Rob
  55. Pete F.
  56. Glen S.
  57. Darren C.
  58. Niel W.
  59. Humble and Fred
  60. Mike P.
  61. Chris M.
  62. Adam T.

Consider it an early 40th birthday present, or do it to help conquer cancer and for my buddy Mike Kic.

And yes corporations, the $1000 golden ticket is still available.


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Lyle Lanley

Erin Davis pledged? Really?

February 13, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

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@Lyle Lanley

Yes, the Erin Davis pledged my ride. I've never even met her, she just clicked through a tweet!

February 13, 2014 @ 9:42 AM

Liz

Hey, you rat bastard! Forget anyone?

February 13, 2014 @ 9:47 AM

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@Liz

My strategy was to omit you in the hopes Corey would pledge my ride and scoop you.

February 13, 2014 @ 9:48 AM

Liz

Ha, ha!

There's still time for the scoop - Corey thinks I'm still staring at your morning dump.

February 13, 2014 @ 9:50 AM

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I'll leave a comment here and update the list as pledges come in today.... so far, I just hear crickets.

$760 to go! Who's with me!

February 13, 2014 @ 9:51 AM

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Thanks, TheSweaterTuck! You're the first pledger of the day... who's next?

February 13, 2014 @ 10:10 AM

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Thanks, Cathy! That's awesome...

Who's next?

February 13, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

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Thanks, Tim! You're a good man...

February 13, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

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Thanks Domenico for your pledge!

Who's next?

February 13, 2014 @ 10:39 AM

Audrey

I'm happy to help. C'mon everyone, pledge Mike's ride!!!

February 13, 2014 @ 10:40 AM


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Thanks Julie N. for your pledge!

February 13, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

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Thanks, Helmut!

That's awesome... you guys are really making my day.

Who's next?

February 13, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

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Thanks, Daniel M. for the pledge.

$430 to go... we can do this, everyone. Who's next?

February 13, 2014 @ 11:03 AM

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Thanks for the donation, Claire!

I love it... I'm wearing a big smile on my face and the puck hasn't even dropped in the Canada~Norway game.

Who's next?

February 13, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

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I just got back from my ride and am checking in while the puck drops in Sochi and I see a donation for $250 from my audio guru friend Andrew Stoakley!

Wow... I'm truly touched.

$130 to go... who's next?

February 13, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Jamie

Mike,

You need to call out Todd Shapiro. He said he would definitely donate on your podcast. With all the free publicity you've given him on the blog and podcast he needs to pay you back and show appreciation. Don't make an excuse that he's been too busy with his wedding and all that shit, it takes 5 minutes to donate. He should of done it that day of your podcast.

Sigh....

February 13, 2014 @ 1:11 PM

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@Jamie

I hear ya, but what can I do?

I've got a few verbals that haven't converted into actual cash, including one from Elvis!

February 13, 2014 @ 1:13 PM

Speysidephil

@Mike

Elvis is waiting till the last moment to donate the $1000.

February 13, 2014 @ 1:16 PM

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@Speysidephil

Ha! I'll be lucky to get 1000 pennies out of him. And he's a cancer survivor!

I will be on the Humble and Fred show Tuesday to promote this ride and to collect their donation.

February 13, 2014 @ 1:20 PM

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Thanks, Jackie! That's a very generous donation!

Who's next?

February 13, 2014 @ 1:53 PM

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Thanks, Gwyn! What an amazing day. Really, you guys have been amazing.

Who's next?

February 13, 2014 @ 2:05 PM


markosaar

Congrats on getting your $2500 entrance!

I need to start raising cash for Ride for Heart & Stroke. It shouldn't be too hard just asking the people I normally exchange birthday gifts to just put the money toward that instead. It's a much smaller amount required.

February 13, 2014 @ 4:01 PM

markosaar

*normally exchange birthday gifts with

February 13, 2014 @ 4:01 PM

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@markosaar

It's quite the weight off my shoulders to reach the minimum. I'll keep working toward my goal of $4,000, $100 for every year of my life.

It was a very, very good day for my ride to conquer cancer. :)

February 13, 2014 @ 4:10 PM


Matt

Congrats on reaching your minimum Mike! You'll be at 4 grand before you know it!

February 13, 2014 @ 6:01 PM

andrew

@Mike

You gotta get something from H & F for what you have done for them with in last few years.

Could THEY be the $ 1000.00 donation? Just my thoughts.

Anyone who visits this site who hasn't donated yet, please consider as this is a huge commitment for Mike & that what he is targeting for. He is the entertainment (blog) for all of us & every dollar helps.

February 13, 2014 @ 8:14 PM

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@andrew

Humble and Fred are going to donate $100. They'll announce it on Tuesday when I'm on the show.

I'm starting to think the ship has sailed on the $1000 offer...

February 13, 2014 @ 10:11 PM

Liz

Now you can train with confidence! Good news.

February 14, 2014 @ 8:39 AM




Pete

Done Mike. Good luck with the ride.

February 14, 2014 @ 4:17 PM

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A big thanks to Glen and Darren!

February 18, 2014 @ 1:10 PM

Toronto Mike Verified as the defacto Toronto Mike

Thanks Niel W. and Humble and Fred!

February 18, 2014 @ 8:22 PM




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