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TheHopeLine Tour of 2014 Highlights

Tim and Deb atop McKenzie PassWelcome! In July 2014, Tim and Debbie Bishop began cycling across America from Oregon in support of TheHopeLine. After 4,344 miles, they came to an abrupt end in East Troy, Pennsylvania, with a broken arm.

Enjoy the best photos and blog posts from TheHopeLine Tour of 2014 and please consider pledging some support to TheHopeLine, which in 2013 intervened in the lives of over 3,000 youth struggling with suicidal thoughts. Won’t you help in raising $100,000 to provide hope and help for young people in crisis?

The Top 25 Photos

Capturing the beauty and the spirit of the cycling adventure of two 56-year-old volunteer hope coaches to raise awareness and needed funds for TheHopeLine
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The Top 16 Blog Posts

Stories that matter with travelogue that moves, captures the excitement, intensity, and joy of TheHopeLine Tour
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An Interview from the Road (begins at 19:00)

Podcaster Sean Herriott interviews the Bishops about bicycle touring and TheHopeLine while they are in Indiana (scroll to relevant content at 19:00)

If you are wondering what TheHopeLine does and why it is worthy of support, check our web page Why Support TheHopeLine?

THL-Logo-Square-clear_bgIf you are ready to pledge support, please visit our Pledge Form. All donations are tax deductible and will be processed by, and accrue to the benefit of, the Dawson McAllister Association, which runs TheHopeLine

For a list of donors and tour stops for TheHopeLine Tour of 2014, check out TheHopeLine Tour of 2014 status page

3 thoughts on “TheHopeLine Tour of 2014 Highlights

  1. Tom and Brenda

    We are absolutely sure that God has blessed us with meeting you! It could only have been him that led us to say hi to two bicyclers that just happened to be on that ranch exit in Montana a few short months ago. And we thought we were measuring for signage for the barn! It was our third trip there. We are amazed by your tenacity, obedience and purely the passion that was placed in your hearts to make a difference!!Looking forward to getting to know you both better!!!Have so enjoyed following your journey on the hopeline site. Blessings, Tom and Brenda

    1. Tim BishopTim Bishop Post author

      Thanks, Tom and Brenda. You entered onto the scene “stage right,” just as we were about to navigate one of the more dangerous stretches of road on our entire trip. We know you were meant to be part of the act! Thanks for heeding that still small voice, for advising, stopping, waiting, and encouraging. For those who missed this divine encounter, you can read about it here: http://www.openroadpress.com/rough-riding/.

  2. Gail

    Your trip looked so exciting, beautiful, inspiring and worth the pain. Enjoyed your mission and pictures. Beautiful!. We just love Idaho and Montana and well, all of it. Thank you for the heart god has softened in you for our youth. So so important Great is our God !

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