What I’m Doing

revelstoke-100

Hello! My name is Grace McNee and over the next few months I will be cycling across Canada on my trusty bike Beto to raise money for Independent Living Nova Scotia in loving memory of Sarah Dubé.

Sarah came into my life last year, and while I had far too short a time with her, she touched me deeply and inspired me beyond measure. Although I was her care worker, Sarah cared for me as much as I did for her and quickly became my nearest and dearest friend. She had many passions, from travel to philosophy, to the environment, to animal rights, and many more, too numerous to count. I learned a lot from her and she has inspired me to tackle the trek across Canada by bicycle. Nothing was ever too much for Sarah, and she never let her disability define her.

Sarah was a strong believer in the importance of independent living, and chaired the Board of Independent Living Nova Scotia (ILNS). We attended many meetings and events together, and I have been privileged to see the impact of some of the work they do. Through Sarah, independent living has become a cause near and dear to me. Sarah opened my eyes to new ways of looking at the world, and of living in it. She will always be one of the strongest and feistiest people I ever had the pleasure of knowing.

I am riding by bicycle across Canada, from the West Coast all the way to Newfoundland, and am raising money for ILNS in Sarah’s honour. Any and all contributions are greatly appreciated.

How to Help

Contact Grace

Follow Grace across Canada on the map

 

Recent Posts

Land of Living Skies

My time is Saskatchewan was magical. My Warmshowers host from Lloydminster AB, Dusty, came along to Big River, where we camped at a beautiful lakeside campsite, and had the opportunity to go for an evening paddle in a fellow camper’s Canoe. Saskatchewan is far more geographically diverse than I had realized – Big River reminded … Continue reading Land of Living Skies

More Posts