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img_1732Letter of Hope 2007
Gathering the hopes of Americans in their letters and sending them to space.  The Mission has been completed.  The Hopes are on board the Atlantis Space Shuttle!


Ready, set, GO! and Finally done!

It’s been almost 5 years since Joan and I left Seattle WA and embarked on a journey that gave evidence that hope is alive in America.  Thousands have etched that hope on paper and left me with the responsibility of getting them into the heavens.
The new launch date is now set for the 11th of May.  Joan and I will be at the Kennedy Space Center to watch NASA send the hopes into the heavens!
“Mission Completed”


img_1061St. Paul, Minnesota letter carrier Gary Fitch rode a bicycle from Seattle, Washington to Washington DC to ask for letters of hope and share his hopes on his journey in the summer of 2007. And his “journey” still continues as he strives to give back to his community in any way possible.

To all of those that have followed me through these past years with my effort to send the hopes of the children into the heavens, I thank you!  I’d like to take this opportunity to ask that you look into what I’m hoping to do next ~~ go to my blog!

Click here to see the ride Power Point presentation.

Click Contact Gary for information.

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I will continue to serve the community in special ways!  I would also like to ask any of the community organizations to write and tell me if there’s anything I could do for your cause.


pioneerpressBY DON BOXMEYER
Pioneer Press
Article 04/29/2007

Special delivery … to space   A postal carrier will pedal across the U.S. to inspire messages of hope for NASA to carry to the cosmos.  (click here to see the entire article)

printlogoBy ED KEMMICK
Of The Gazette Staff

Letter carrier wants ‘hopes and dreams’ shot into space
When he’s working, Gary Fitch walks about six miles a day, delivering the mail.  This summer, he’s bicycling 2,800 miles, from Seattle to Washington, D.C., encouraging people to write letters…. (click here to see the entire article)

logo150x36By MIKE JOHNSTON
senior writer

Friday, June 1, 2007 9:43 PM US /Western

Trekking the nation for hope,  Postal carrier wants letters of hope to go in orbit

ELLENSBURG — Gary Fitch and his wife, Joan, left Ellensburg at 7:15 this morning and headed east on Vantage Highway to continue Gary’s bicycling quest across the nation to prompt the writing of letters of hope that, ultimately, will go into orbit around the Earth.  (click here to see the entire article)

This is a non-political, non-denominational event.  The NALC is using this as a fundraising vehicle for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, but it is not the primary goal of the ride.

“Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.”  Unknown

“Some see a hopeless end, while others see an endless hope.”  Unknown

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