Dad rides bike from Florida to Massachusetts to raise money for ALS non-profit in Falmouth
By WBZ News Staff
NORTHBOROUGH – A father who rode a bike from Florida to Massachusetts to raise money for ALS patients is back home in Northborough.
Jim Bruce pedaled 1,600 miles from Falmouth, Florida to Falmouth, Massachusetts and made 29 stops along the way to meet with families impacted by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Bruce lost his son Matt to the disease ten years ago. Since then, he’s been fundraising for Compassionate Care ALS, a non-profit organization based in Falmouth, Mass.
Bruce’s big ride raised more than $85,000 for the organization, which focuses on quality of life for ALS patients and provides support to their families.