| About Penn Ride
Penn Ride for Cancer is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the treament of cancer patients and to educating communities across the nation about cancer. The organization was founded by Jon Schlegel and Jerry Dischler, two MBA students at the University of Pennsylvania whose lives have been touched by loved ones with cancer.
Penn Ride for Cancer has a three pronged mission aimed at advancing the prevention and treatment of cancer and inspiring others to get involved:
- Contribute to the develpment of better treatment options for cancer by raising funds for cancer research
- Educate communities across the nation about cancer detection and prevention to mitigate the threat posed by cancer
- Inspire students and community members to be proactive in supporting the search for a cure for cancer