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Old 05-02-2013, 07:52 AM   #1
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ride wanted in FL

This is a repost from anther site, Can any one in FL help?
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received this request, I'm to far away can someone help him out?

Bill M. is 72 years old and lives in Port Charlotte, FL. He lights up when he sees a motorcycle. The last time one sped past him he said, “Now THAT is something I've always wanted to do...ride in the sidecar of a motorcycle.”
As a young teenager, Bill was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. He recalls helping his neighbors with their lawns during the summer and shoveling their sidewalks during the winter. He worked in a factory until he was no longer able. By the time he was 30, his health had deteriorated dramatically and his independence became very limited. He went from being an able-bodied young man to wheelchair bound. He is paralyzed from the chest down.
Wish of a Lifetime is a non-profit organization based out of Denver, CO. Our mission is to grant life-enriching wishes for seniors and to help change the way people view aging. This wish has been especially difficult because of Bill’s mobility issues. Because he would need a lift to get into the sidecar, he will probably only be able to do this at his assisted living community in Port Charlotte. Bill has nothing in life to enjoy. This would mean the world to him.

Please include all of my contact info on your post and let me know who again this is going out to so I don’t reach out to the same person twice. Thanks for the help.

Foster respect and appreciation for senior citizens by helping us grant life-enriching Wishes. http://bit.ly/Ruzs3H

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[office] 303.954.9144, ext. 11
[fax] 303.648.5626
[address] 1821 Blake St. Ste.200 Denver, CO 80202
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Old 05-02-2013, 10:51 AM   #2
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I'll do it but won't be back in Fort Myers,Florida until mid November.
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Old 05-02-2013, 10:53 AM   #3
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Jay.
Thanks for posting this. I'm sure we [adv] have hackers who will be glad to help.

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Old 05-03-2013, 06:31 AM   #4
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Thanks for posting that Jay. I had just copied the post from SCT (http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/SCT/) and was going to paste it here.


ride request
Posted By: doug_gvl doug_gvl Send Email
Wed May 1, 2013 9:39 pm |

I was contacted to help this guy out but I'm to far away, can anyone give him a
ride?

Bill M. is 72 years old and lives in Port Charlotte, FL. He lights up when he
sees a motorcycle. The last time one sped past him he said, "Now THAT is
something I've always wanted to do...ride in the sidecar of a motorcycle."
As a young teenager, Bill was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. He recalls
helping his neighbors with their lawns during the summer and shoveling their
sidewalks during the winter. He worked in a factory until he was no longer able.
By the time he was 30, his health had deteriorated dramatically and his
independence became very limited. He went from being an able-bodied young man to
wheelchair bound. He is paralyzed from the chest down.
Wish of a Lifetime is a non-profit organization based out of Denver, CO. Our
mission is to grant life-enriching wishes for seniors and to help change the way
people view aging. This wish has been especially difficult because of Bill's
mobility issues. Because he would need a lift to get into the sidecar, he will
probably only be able to do this at his assisted living community in Port
Charlotte. Bill has nothing in life to enjoy. This would mean the world to
him.

Please include all of my contact info on your post and let me know who again
this is going out to so I don't reach out to the same person twice. Thanks for
the help.

Foster respect and appreciation for senior citizens by helping us grant
life-enriching Wishes. http://bit.ly/Ruzs3H

Jeremy Garver
Wish Coordinator
Wish of a Lifetime
jeremy.garver@seniorwish.org
[office] 303.954.9144, ext. 11
[fax] 303.648.5626
[address] 1821 Blake St. Ste.200 Denver, CO 80202
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:25 PM   #5
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Wll be back this summer

BRO & me will be back in NE FL at the end of June.

If Bill can squeeze inside our Ural, then Bill has a ride.....may have to leave Carson home on this run.

Bill do you like to ''FLY'' ?
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:46 AM   #6
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Paging Dr. Greg.
Dr. Greg, please pick up a white courtesy phone.
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:51 AM   #7
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I pm'd it to Clearwaterbmw.
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Old 05-06-2013, 07:45 PM   #8
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I pm'd it to Clearwaterbmw.
What ever happened to the good doctor?
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Old 05-06-2013, 08:19 PM   #9
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What ever happened to the good doctor?
Don't know. His oddometer says his last activity was 3/24. Hope he's ok.
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Old 05-10-2013, 06:50 AM   #10
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ride wanted Fl

I would love to make Bill's wish come true. I am located in Bonita Springs Fl.
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Old 05-11-2013, 03:52 PM   #11
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I Got Eric's...

Sadly, Port Charlotte not going to be happening for me soon as life's circumstances keep me very close to my wife. But, I was going to call Greg/ClearwaterBMW and see about him as he's a lot closer to Port Charlotte.
Wish I could help . . .

What we take for granted, huh?
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Old 05-11-2013, 06:57 PM   #12
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Sadly, Port Charlotte not going to be happening for me soon as life's circumstances keep me very close to my wife. But, I was going to call Greg/ClearwaterBMW and see about him as he's a lot closer to Port Charlotte.
Wish I could help . . .

What we take for granted, huh?
Good to hear from you.
I hope your life circumstances improve.
And thanks for calling the good doctor for us.
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:41 AM   #13
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john palamaro just called me. haven't been on the forum for a while... i'm sorry about that...

i'll get in touch with the folks from colorado and see what i can put together for this nice man.

thanks for the alert

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Old 05-13-2013, 03:14 AM   #14
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Old 05-13-2013, 02:20 PM   #15
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