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About Edward Osuna

What a great opportunity to be part of a charity event where I can accomplish my goals.

First, I can accomplish a ride across America which I have wanted to do for some time now.  Early last year, I started planning for a 45 day trek across America with a cycling tour group that was going to be very expensive.  However, after a friend of mine (Dr. John Evans) mentioned “riding for a cause”, I did my research and found this fund raising event which was a “no brainer”.  Now I can achieve a second goal of raising funds for a charity that supports research for Multiple Sclerosis. 

Multiple sclerosis (or MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system (CNS), which is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. This cycling event was organized to raise awareness for MS research & to volunteer for patients. During the trek, our cycling group will stop in towns across the country to volunteer for MS patients. These projects include yard makeovers, cleaning, painting, or anything else that may be difficult for people living with MS.  

I could not ask for better timing for this event since I just announced my retirement to my family on Christmas day.  I will retire on May 30th after 42 years of federal government service.  I will depart that same day for Virginia where I will start my 61 day trek across America on June 1st and finish in San Francisco on August 1st.  During this trek I will celebrate my 64th birthday on June 16th.  

My motivation and inspiration for doing challenging events, such as this ride, comes from my family.  Both of my kids work in health related disciplines; my son is a successful Personal Trainer and my daughter is an Immunology Scientist.  My wife is also a health nut and tells me I can do anything.

I am truly looking forward to the challenging 3800 mile ride with this group of inspiring young cyclists as well as helping those in need along the way.  My fundraising goal is $3800:

     ·    100 people donating 1 cent per mile ($38) will raise $3800

     ·    50 people donationing 2 cents per mile ($76) will raise $3800

If you are able to support me in reaching this goal you can make your tax deductible donations using one of the following methods:

 1.    Write a check payable to Bike the US for MS and put my name (Edward Osuna) in the check memo line.  Mail the check to the address below.  Once the check is received by the organization, they will post the donation to this website. 

Bike the US for MS

PO Box 10001

Blacksburg, VA 24062

2.  Donate On-line using a credit card by clicking the orange DONATE button located at the top right side of this page. Be sure to select Edward Osuna as the cyclist you are supporting.

If you would like to receive updates during my ride, please send me your email address or cell phone number so I can keep in touch with you along the way.  You can also check my Facebook page for updates and pictures at https://www.facebook.com/Ed3800 . You are all invited to a Celebration in San Francisco on August 1st.

Thank you for your support.

Edward Osuna's Fundraising

TRANSAM 2014 TEAM TOTAL: $123476

ALL 2014 TEAMS TOTAL: $316817

RAISED: $4464
David & Katharine Gregory $250.00
Anonymous $150.00
John & Kathleen Blauer $114.00
Ronald & Cynthia Plummer $114.00
William & Jeanine Edwards $114.00
A & L Barnett $100.00
A and N Simpson $100.00
ASAP Paving Inc. $100.00
Bryan Osuna $100.00
Charla Kabana $100.00
Chris Blank $100.00
Christopher Huffman $100.00
Doug Francis $100.00
John Evans $100.00
Lindy Livingston $100.00
Lowes Home Improvement $100.00
Nancy Osuna Christenson $100.00
Paul & Barbara Defeo $100.00
Robert & Barbara Winkelmeyer $100.00
Stephen & Deanne Larkin $100.00
Cristina Arthun $80.00
Bruce & Teri Sechler $76.00
Mary Wilkerson $76.00
Susan Long $76.00
Becky Thompson-Pozsgai $75.00
Paramount Womens Club $65.00
Danny Jaroch $64.00
Kathryn McDonnell $63.00
Doug Grimes $51.00
Erica Parsley $51.00
Amy Muxworthy $50.00
Craig & Teresa Rineer $50.00
Daniel & Lois Brewton $50.00
Ed Schroeder Carburetion Complete Auto $50.00
Erica Parsley $50.00
Frances Steffen $50.00
Judith & Roger Folk $50.00
Kenya Skytte $50.00
Kevin Banh $50.00
LORA LONG $50.00
Matthew and Stephanie Munoz $50.00
Pam Dorner $50.00
Robert Levin $50.00
Seal Beach Podiatry Group, Inc $50.00
Suzanne and Chris Cervellone $50.00
Tom and Sue Austin $50.00
Troy Allenbaugh $50.00
Chad Osuna $40.00
Kathleen & Hugh Roberts $40.00
Denise Johansen $39.00
Alyssa Parsley $38.00
Barbara Mitchell $38.00
Brenden Parsley $38.00
Carol Ann Ward $38.00
Dennis & Margaret Schilcher $38.00
Douglas Luciani $38.00
Judy Osuna $38.00
Karen Held $38.00
Michael & Linda Munoz $38.00
Michele Darwin $38.00
Mike and Ruth Stoddard $38.00
Troy Parsley $38.00
Kelly & Lindy Painter $35.00
Kim Osuna $30.00
Richard osuna $25.00
Loretta Stone $20.00
Katherine Raltz $10.00