MIKE TIPTON

Hometown
Teutopolis, USA
College
University of Illinois
Bike
Colnago CXZero
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About Mike Tipton

Participating in a multi week bicycle tour has been on my bucket list for a number of years.  Little did I know that I could achieve this dream and also raise funds for MS research and treatment.  My sister lost a hard fought battle with MS on Christmas Eve 2015, a day after her 57th birthday.  She lived with MS for nearly twenty years.  She had a positive attitude and a smile that was contagious.  MS not only affects the individual, but it alters the lifestyles of the spouse, children, and other family members.

The more I learned about “Bike the US for MS,” the more I realized I needed to get involved.  Therefore, I am embarking on this new adventure to ride the Pacific Coast route.  I am anxious to meet the other members of the team and begin the 1852 mile journey from Seattle to San Diego.  The Bike the US for MS staff is making arrangements for our team to do service projects to assist MS patients along the route.  These projects are to include tasks such as routine home maintenance.   

The mission of Bike the US for MS is to address the challenges of those affected by multiple sclerosis and support research to end MS.  They do this by funding research and treatment centers focused on MS patients.  They also provide financial assistance to individuals whose lives are changed by MS.  Please help support my fundraising efforts by donating to Bike the US for MS.

Option 1: ONLINE

1.       Enter a dollar amount in the box to right of my photo

2.       Selecting the ORANGE DONATE button

3.       Follow the instructions

 

Option 2: MAIL

1.       Make your check out to “Bike the US for MS”

2.       Include “Mike Tipton” in the memo line

3.       Mail to 

Bike the US for MS

PO Box 10001

Blacksburg, VA 24062.

 

 

Every donation counts and is important in helping those whose lives have been changed by this terrible disease.  I hope that you find it in your heart to donate to this great cause.  If you are not able to financially contribute, prayers are appreciated that the team has a safe journey.  Thank you so much for your support!  I cannot wait to share my experiences with each of you this fall.

 

* Please note that all donations are tax deductible; Bike the US for MS Inc. is a 501c3 tax exempt organization (Tax ID #27-2192426).

Mike Tipton's Fundraising

PACIFIC COAST 2017 TEAM TOTAL: $66039

ALL 2017 TEAMS TOTAL: $461133

PERSONAL GOAL: $1852
RAISED: $4000
Kay Tipton $500.00
Barb and Dave Esker $200.00
Alan Zuber $175.00
Nick Engelbrecht $150.00
Andy and Sydney Tipton $100.00
Cole Ginder $100.00
Craig Cunningham $100.00
Cunningham Foundation - Dan, Jeanne and Family $100.00
Gary and Cindy Tipton $100.00
Gerald Runde $100.00
Greg & Lisa Himes $100.00
Jon and Crystal Tipton $100.00
Joseph Storll $100.00
Marty and Susan Watson $100.00
Mary Zuber $100.00
Richard Siemer $100.00
Robert Handshy $100.00
Rose Niebrugge $100.00
Sandschafer Electric $100.00
Sarah Sturgill $100.00
Timothy Jacobs $100.00
Tony Sandschafer $100.00
Dennis & Nancy Johnson $75.00
S Schonert $75.00
Ashley Holley $50.00
Bill and Sharon Sturgill $50.00
Chris and Renee Goble $50.00
Craig Westendorf $50.00
Curt Fisher $50.00
Dustin Overbeck $50.00
John Hudson $50.00
Kathy Pals $50.00
Kayla Adkins $50.00
Kayla and Kenny Koester $50.00
Larry Malmen $50.00
Mike and Kathy Roedner $50.00
Mike Tipton $50.00
RICHARD HAWICKHORST $50.00
Kirt Monk $40.00
Beth Moore $25.00
Ellen Westendorf $25.00
Jeff and Cindy Hardiek Family $25.00
John Repking $25.00
Pete and Sheree Geltz $25.00
Raymond & Karen Drees $25.00
Steven and Ashley Tipton $25.00
Tony and Janet Esker $25.00
Tony and Melissa Miller $25.00
Ardele Huntington $20.00
Eleanor & Mike St. Pierre $20.00
Kathy Scheller $20.00