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Harbor to the Bay

Harbor to the Bay Rider Spotlight: Kaan Apaydin

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When Kaan Apaydin signed up for his first Harbor to the Bay (H2B) ride in 2015, he was sure of two things: he wanted to support the work of the AIDS Action Committee, and H2B was the perfect event to raise funds for this work. He was less sure, however, about whether he could complete the 125 mile bike ride from Boston to Provincetown. “Last year was my first time riding that many miles, and it was my first fundraiser,” he said. “I had to build my strength from the ground up.” After meeting AIDS Action Committee Executive Director Carl 
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Harbor to the Bay Rider Spotlight: Andi Genser

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With this year’s Harbor to the Bay (H2B) charity bike ride less than one month away, longtime rider Andi Genser is gearing up to once again trek the 126 miles from Boston to Provincetown, all to benefit the AIDS Action Committee. A former AIDS Action employee and organizer of past fundraiser the Red Ribbon Ride, Andi was already a veteran of HIV/AIDS charity events when she rode her first Harbor to the Bay. “I really could see firsthand the work that [AIDS Action] was doing, and I could see how having flexible money from rides would help the organization,” she 
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Harbor to the Bay Rider Spotlight: Paul Twitchell

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For over a decade, Paul Twitchell has worn his heart on his pedal. As a former AIDS Action Committee employee, Paul’s dedication to HIV/AIDS advocacy has deep roots. Paul first rode for the cure back in 1995, when he completed the Boston to New York AIDS ride. He’s participated in Harbor to the Bay (H2B) since AIDS Action first joined the event; when he gets on his bike this September for another ride, he’ll be reuniting with friends, colleagues, and other people with a passion for a critically important cause. Prior to its involvement in H2B, AIDS Action organized the 
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Harbor to the Bay Rider Spotlight: Michael Noel

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On September 19, hundreds of riders and crew members will travel from busy downtown Boston to the scenic shores of Provincetown for the 13th Harbor to the Bay AIDS benefit bike ride. Since 2003, Harbor to the Bay, affectionately also known as H2B, has donated 100% of the funds raised to four local organizations that serve the HIV/AIDS community: Fenway Health, AIDS Action Committee, Community Research Initiative, and AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod. Amongst the riders this year will be many seasoned veterans of H2B, including Michael Noel, who is preparing to make the impressive 125 mile ride for 
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12 Reasons to Love Harbor to the Bay

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It’s that time of the year again: the 12th annual Harbor to the Bay (H2B) charity bike ride is almost upon us! In support and encouragement of our riders and crew, here are 12 reasons why H2B is a fantastic event. 1.) 100% of proceeds go to charity. In non-mathematical terms, that’s all of it. 2.) H2B has raised nearly $3.5 million since its launch in 2003. That money has helped support four local HIV/AIDS organizations: the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, the Community Research Initiative, the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, and, of course, Fenway Health. 3.) H2B 
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