Mark Janny's Fundraising Page

Riding for those who no longer can

<h1>Mark Janny's Fundraising Page</h1>

Every 90 minutes, somebody is diagnosed with ALS.13 years ago, that was my grandfather. He battled this awful disease for 18 months before we lost him. In his memory, I signed up for the Tri State Trek, a 270 mile bike ride from Boston to Greenwich,CT in 2015. This event raises awareness and money to continue research for a cure so that one day we can beat this disease. Through this event, I have met so many patients, their amazing care givers and other participants of this event that devote so much time to fundraising and raising awareness for this event and they have all changed my life and are a constant reminder as to why we all come back year after year.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. The progressive degeneration of the motor neurons in ALS eventually leads to their death. When the motor neurons  die, the ability of the brain to initiate and control muscle movement is lost. With voluntary muscle action progressively affected, patients in the later stages of the disease may become totally paralyzed.


I can never thank those who have supported me the past 2 years enough, thanks to all of you I have personally raised over $6000 and rode over 540 miles for ALS. I ask you to consider supporting my efforts once again in hopes that one day we can end this disease once and for all.




  • Yorktown Farmers Market Contributions $150.00

  • Alex Besterman $150.00

  • The Long Island Jannys $100.00

    Love you, Mark. You're a gem.

  • Kim & Eric Sprossel $100.00

    Safe ride!

  • Meryl Cunningham & Family $100.00

  • From your Canadian Families ay.... $100.00

  • Bernie Costello $100.00

    In memory of Dick Drago

  • The Fuchs Family $100.00

  • Cathy and Laci Farago $100.00

  • Judy & Peter Mersits $75.00

    Have fun, but stay safe!

  • Frank & Edith Teklits $75.00

    Good luck!

  • The CT. Jannys $75.00

    We are so proud of you Mark!! We wish you a great ride and a safe ride too. Your Grandpa is smiling down on you and he is with you in spirit.

  • Ljanny $50.00

    Good luck Mark

  • Imre and Mary Janny $50.00

  • Szoldatits Family $50.00

    Good luck!

  • Paul & Debbie Taurone $50.00

    Have a great ride and be safe. We admire your dedication to this important cause.

  • Marone family $50.00

    Have another awesome ride!!

  • Sean & Jeane Davey $50.00

    Good luck Mark

  • Janet O'Brien $50.00

    In memory of Uncle Ray

  • The Alicea Family $50.00

    Good Luck Mark, this is a wonderful challenge you are doing again! Your Grandpa is looking down on you from heaven and smiling proudly.

  • Groseclose family $50.00

    Way to go, Mark!!!

  • Jamie Wilson $50.00

    Such an awesome event! Go Mark!!!!!

  • The van der Heijden Family $50.00

    What an inspiration you are in your dedication to this cause and your Grandpa! Have a great ride!

  • The Farrell Family $50.00

    Good luck, Mark!

  • The Specht Family $50.00

  • Helen L. & Barbara L. $50.00

    Your making everyone proud.

  • Jane Kane $50.00

  • Karen & Tom Tedone $50.00

    This is amazing Mark! Good luck with the trip!!

  • Joshua Carter $30.00

  • Barbara Gallagher $30.00

  • Sarah Shufelt $25.00

    What a tremendous cause--go get 'em, sports fan!

  • LTJ $10.00

    Great job! Very inspiring! :)

  • Danielle Johnson $10.00


  • Emerich and Barbara Janny Hidden

    We are so proud of your commitment to finding a cure!

  • Andrea Janny Hidden

  • FUCHS AUDIO TECHNOLOGY and the NJ Fuchs Family Hidden

    Go get 'em Mark !!

  • The Menocal Family Hidden

  • Anita Beall Hidden

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