The Stony Brook University chapter of the fraternity Pi Kappa Phi hosted their first outdoor charity event, a bike-a-thon, to raise awareness for people with disabilities on Oct. 15.
Members took turns cycling on stationary bikes to raise money to donate to the charity. Stationary bikes were set up under a tent outside of the Student Activities Center with members riding at all times during the day.
Students rallied together around the SAC to support the fraternity members at this event. The team surpassed their goal of $500 with a grand total of $640.
“This event was organized to spread awareness of our philanthropic organization, the Ability Experience, and to make a presence on campus, and that’s exactly what we did,” Pornprom Tauthong, a member of Pi Kappa Phi, said.
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