John Berryhill and I signed up to ride in the 2020 Pan-Mass Challenge to raise money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Each year, John and I wear a special domain industry-sponsored cycling jersey during our training rides and as we cross the finish line. This year, we will not be able to cross a finish line because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but we are continuing to train and will be wearing our special cycling jerseys and shorts while we are out on the road in the Spring, Summer, and Fall.
The XYZ Registry is the lead sponsor this year, and their design team created three AWESOME jersey design options, which you can see above. John and I are asking friends and colleagues to vote for their favorite design, and that is the design we will wear for the next several months and beyond:
One cool aspect you will notice is that each jersey has a special design element to honor or memorialize someone who is fighting cancer or who bravely fought cancer. Jerseys 1 and 3 have first names, and jersey 2 has initials. John and I would be happy to add names or initials to honor your friends and family if you would like. We will do our best to add as many as possible as the jersey allows. Once the jersey is selected, I will share the winning design and invite people to submit names or initials.
So far, our jersey has raised $6,250 for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and its Jimmy fund! As you can see, there is room on the back of the jersey for more logos!
As of the time of publication, John and I have 7 logo sponsorships available on the back of the jersey for a $500 donation/each. We hope to raise $10,000 in donations to Dana-Farber this year as a result of the jersey fundraising. Please reach out to me via email to confirm availability. We plan to have the jersey finalized next Wednesday. Voting is open until Monday, May 11, 2020 at around 9am Eastern.
Here is a list of our generous domain industry jersey sponsors for 2020: