iCan Shine is an international charitable nonprofit organization. They collaborate with local organizations and individuals, referred to as program “hosts”, to conduct over 100 five-day “iCan” programs in 35 states and Canada, serving nearly 3,000 people with disabilities each year. iBike@QV is an iCanShine program host, organized by Jason Harrison and Lauren McGuirk, to bring the iCan Bike program to the Pittsburgh area. By teaching children with disabilities to ride, opportunities open up for their entire families. Jason is a Life Skills Special Education Teacher and Lauren is an Assistant Principal in the Quaker Valley School District. The iCan Bike camps are held at Quaker Valley Middle School in Sewickley, PA. For information on iBike@QV sponsors, and donation/sponsorship/volunteer opportunities, go to https://icanshine.org/ican-bike-sewickley-pa/
Show Notes: iBike@QV, Lauren McGuirk and Jason Harrison, – contact info:
Links mentioned in the Podcast:
iCan Shine, 501(c)(3) corporation
Quaker Valley School District
SweetWater Bicycle Shop, Ambridge, PA
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, North Rim Information
Camelback Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
Down Syndrome Association of Pittsburgh
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