Grandpas Can - Follow Arvid Loewen's Ride

I live in Winnipeg, MB. I am 59 years old and have been married to Ruth for 34 fantastic years. We have three married children and nine grandsons. I am a director with I am also an ultra-marathon cyclist with a passion and purpose. About 10 years ago I prayed a prayer that went something like this: “God, you have blessed me with an ability to ride my bike long distances. I want to use it to honor and glorify you. I will do my best and You do the rest.” God has not let me down. It has been quite a ride. My vision is to be a voice for orphaned and abandoned children rescued by Mully Children’s Family, a street children’s rescue mission in Kenya, Africa. I refuse to accept the common notion that the little bit I can do does not matter in the big picture. God has given me a compassionate love for children I will never even meet.


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