Cross-country cyclists make pit stop in Raytown to build with Habitat for Humanity

RAYTOWN, Mo. - Dozens of bicyclists are braving summer heat across the country in a nationwide ride for charity.

Dubbed "Bike and Build," the cyclists, all 28 of them, are stopping in different cities to lend a hand building Habitat for Humanity.

They started their journey earlier this year in Virginia Beach, and will end 3,000 miles later at Cannon Beach in Oregon.

"I believe that a basic living situation is just a necessity that all Americans deserve and if I can help in any way, I'm more than willing to," cyclist Arden Stewart said.

Each rider has raised $4,500 during the trip, with proceeds to Habitat for Humanity.

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