Editor's Note: On July 16, 12 fathers completed a hike across England along Hadrian’s Wall to raise money for a nonprofit camp that helps children of adults with cancer. Atlanta Dads Group member Michael Moebes was one of them, and here he chronicles the experience.Last week, we completed our much-anticipated walk from the Irish Sea to the North Sea along Hadrian’s Wall in northern England. It was the second life experience (the first one being going to war) I’ve had which I can now describe with the phrase, “I probably wouldn’t choose to do it again, but I wouldn’t take anything for … [Read more...]
City Dads Group is today's sponsor of The Walking Dads -- 12 fathers on a sea-to-sea hike across England to raise $40,000 to start a new chapter of Camp Kesem, a nonprofit that helps children of adults with cancer.We aim to raise $1,000 today toward their goal through general donations and by hosting local walks with our chapters Chicago, Detroit and New York City. Here's how you can help: ** Read about The Walking Dads reason to walk ** ** Donate to The Walking Dads ** These fathers are hiking the historic Hadrian’s Wall, a fortification built in the first century A.D. that once … [Read more...]
In a show of solidarity for our six City Dads Group members walking across England to aid a camp for the children of cancer patients, three of our chapters are holding local fundraising walks July 12.
Our Chicago, Detroit and New York City outposts are rallying fathers in their areas to help with the $1,000 contribution City Dads Group has pledged that day as a sponsor of the week-long Dads4Kesem hike in the UK. That walk aims to raise $40,000 for Camp Kesem, a nonprofit that offer free summer camps and other events for the 3 … [Read more...]
Editor's Note: On July 12, City Dads Group sponsors the Dads4Kesem walk across the UK. Our goal: having our members and friends donate at least $1,000 in total to benefit the creation of the new Camp Kesem chapter at University of Maryland. In this post, one of those Dads4Kesem -- and L.A. Dads Group member -- Whit Honea writes about why he is making this trek.
Childhood. We all had one. We were all children and all that comes with it, and the experience thereof has greatly impacted our adult lives and our own parenting in ways that we may not fully … [Read more...]
City Dads Group will join the effort to raise awareness and funds to battle childhood cancers by setting up an Alex's Lemonade Stand in six U.S. metropolitan areas the weekend of June 11-12, 2016.Our fathers in Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City and Minneapolis-St. Paul will host the lemonade stands. All money raised will be donated to the Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) for its work funding research to find better treatments and cures for childhood cancer. Details, including times and locations for each city, can be found on the City Dads Group's ALSF fundraising … [Read more...]