Category Archives: Raveis Ride + Walk

‘Light a Fire’ Moffly Media Honoree, Bill Raveis

After three successful years running the Raveis Ride + Walk, a company run event to raise money for cancer research, Bill Raveis was honored by Moffly Media for his charitable contributions. The Light A Fire Awards salute individuals and organizations from across lower Fairfield County who have gone beyond the ordinary to extraordinary in their giving back to our community. From philanthropists and volunteers to organizations helping families, children and other members of our communities, the honorees are truly unique.

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Tom Berenberg, A Grateful Survivor

Since it was such an honor having Tom Berenberg speak at the Raveis Ride + Walk on October 1st, we’ve transcribed his words for you today. Thank you, Tom!

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October 16, 2017

Riding After Surviving

FAIRFIELD, CT—Among the some 1,000 bicyclists and walkers expected to take part in this Sunday’s 3rd annual William Raveis Ride & Walk, a charitable fundraiser in partnership with the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, will be Fairfield resident Tom Berenberg, for whom the day holds several layers of meaning.

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September 28, 2017

WESTPORT TEAM ROLLING STRONG TO SUPPORT RAVEIS RIDE + WALK

Not long after Jeremy and Johanna Simon moved to Westport, Connecticut two and a half years ago, they became friends with Ryan and Meghan Raveis and learned about the annual Raveis Ride + Walk. Although the Simons had supported the event in the past, it wasn’t until earlier this year that they became personally involved.

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September 19, 2017

Young Scientists, Supported by Companies like William Raveis Real Estate, Are Expanding the Frontiers of Cancer Research

SHELTON, Conn., (Sept. 15, 2017) — Connecticut has one of the highest cancer rates in the country but also the greatest concentration of doctors. That combination makes the state both a cause for concern and an ideal laboratory for cancer research.

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September 15, 2017

Mike Mottola, Iron Man

We are proud to share Mike Mottola‘s journey with cancer today on the Raveis blog. Mike is one of our agents in Andover, MA and was kind enough to write his story in between rounds of golf, his favorite sport. Its actually how his story begins, as when he was diagnosed in 2014, he was actually in the middle of a great round of golf. Mike continues below.

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August 23, 2017

Team New Canaan raises $26,184 for the Raveis Ride Walk

We all know someone in our lives that has been touched by cancer. Unfortunately, most of us have at one time felt the unavoidable and devastating sting that it can leave on our family and friends.  And that’s why we at William Raveis have partnered with Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation to raise funds that go directly to cancer research.

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November 7, 2016

Second Annual Raveis Ride + Walk

Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, Connecticut was the site of William Raveis Real Estate’s second annual Raveis Ride + Walk benefit for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation on Oct. 16th, 2016. The charity event raised $1 million in two years for cancer research.

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October 27, 2016

Spotlight On: HINGHAM, MA

Just a half-hour ferry ride from the center of Boston, Hingham, MA is a commuter’s waterfront paradise.  Leaving work to head to Boston’s South Wharf and boarding a ship home is reminiscent of older Boston times.  It’s got a classically American feel to it; coming home by sea.  Founded in 1633 and named Bare Cove before its current moniker became permanent two years later, Hingham is 23 miles to Boston proper.  For its waterfront dwellers, suburban life outside the city has some amazing perks.  If you were to visit on a weekend, here’s what our locals would have you do.

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September 26, 2016

Damon Runyon

A New Way To Keep Up With Damon Runyon

Learn More about Why We Fund Damon Runyon through the Raveis Ride + Walk

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation takes a bold approach to cancer research by investing in emerging talent with innovative ideas. They’ve recently started a blog so you can follow their progress. Check out their inaugural post below:

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September 15, 2016