He began this journey to raise $40,000 after a friend and collegue of his passes away from cancer. “I wanted to quit a hundred times in the first week,” he said. “I’m just so glad I didn’t”.
Throughout his trip, he has averaged about 35 miles of walking per day since the beginning, however, Mother Nature hasn’t been as cooperative as he would’ve liked. Source www.wavy.com
“I’m very happy I persevered and did this for a greater cause,” Schoefer said. “When I looked back on how much money I’ve raised, I’ll be really happy”.
As he makes his way to the Virginia Beach oceanfront, he has raised over $37,000. “There was sixteen-degree weather in Texas, there was 30 to 50 mile an hour winds for 12 straight hours for 2 straight days in Oklahoma that I had to push through.”
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