“I FELT SPECIAL…I could actually fit in.”

Three Sisters Can Now Ride Bikes TOGETHER!

Pictured above is Laney (left), Sarah (middle), and Lizzy (right).

Last Tuesday, 14-year old Laney received her new PINK adaptive bike from Variety during a special presentation at Saint Vincent Hospital, and it was a life-changer, as her mom, Traci put it.

Two of Laney’s sisters, Sarah and Lizzy already received adaptive bikes from Variety over the last two years, and now, these three sisters get to ride bikes side-by-side!

We could tell you more about the joy and impact, but better to hear it first-hand from Laney and her mom, Traci. Click here to watch this short, but beautiful video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpxdFwdaDP4&feature=youtu.be.

During our June 4th presentation, Variety provided a total of 37 adaptive bikes, adaptive strollers, and communication devices to kids like Laney and dozens more (altogether worth $52,800 in equipment).

We were even joined by SVH President & CEO, Dr. Christopher Clark and City of Erie Mayor Joseph Schember (pictured below with Laney and her sister Yili).

All smiles at the presentation!

It was a DAY OF JOY, and you can watch this YourErie.com segment that captures more smiles and more from Laney herself to keep you smiling through the weekend – https://www.yourerie.com/news/local-news/37-kids-with-disabilities-receive-adaptive-equipment-during-tour/.

Pictured above is Brilynn (left), new friends Skylar and Lilyan (middle), and Tristan, who are ALL SMILES!

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