Biking for Babies: Wallace raises $5,147
TINA L. SCOTT
EDITOR On behalf of the Knights of Columbus, Clyde Nelson presents a $1,200 check for Biking for Babies to Erich Wallace to support his fundraising efforts for Hope Resource Center in Wausau. Erich Wallace, age 32, from Merrill loves to bike, loves to compete, and unashamedly loves to talk about his God, his faith journey, and his pro-life stance. So when he learned of an opportunity to combine all of those things, well, he was in like Flynn, as the saying goes.
The cause that combined all of these elements? Biking for Babies.
Wallace chose to become a 2022 biking missionary for a national event to raise money and awareness for a cause near and dear to his heart and selected Hope Pregnancy Resource Center in Wausau to be the recipient of his personal fundraising efforts.
“Biking for Babies is a life-affirming organization that seeks to change our culture into a culture of life, one pedal stroke at a time, by raising awareness for pregnancy resource centers and the services they provide, raising funds for those pregnancy resource centers, and offering physical sacrifice up, spiritually, for women, babies, and families in crisis pregnancies,” Wallace said.
Fundraising and awareness combine in the organization’s annual National Ride event, “where 52 missionaries from all over the U.S. ride around 600 miles in 6 days from 6 different starting points which converge in St. Louis for a Celebration of Life,” he said.
Wallace chose […]