Port X Logistics Signs on as Presenting Sponsor for Ninth Annual Empire State Ride to End Cancer

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Port X Logistics returns as presenting sponsor for second year in a row. Registration for the ride is now open for the weeklong cycling adventure where all funds raised support research and clinical trials at Roswell Park.

"Cancer has touched the lives of everyone in some way or another, including many of the staff members at Port X Logistics. We are pleased to be donating $50,000 to the Empire State Ride and the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, and we wish all of the Empire State Ride riders a safe and fun journey.”

Thanks to the success of the 2022 event, where more than 200 riders crossed New York State by bike to support the fight to end cancer, Port X Logistics has signed on as presenting sponsor for the ninth annual Empire State Ride. The Empire State Ride takes hundreds of cyclists 500+ miles across New York State to raise funds and awareness for cancer research and clinical trials at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

“Port X Logistics has been very fortunate to grow at a rapid pace in our five-year existence,” says Brian Kempisty, founder of Port X Logistics. “This is why we’re able to give back to our community, especially to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Empire State Ride. Cancer has touched the lives of everyone in some way or another, including many of the staff members at Port X Logistics. We are pleased to be donating $50,000 to the Empire State Ride and the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, and we wish all of the Empire State Ride riders a safe and fun journey.”

“Port X Logistics is an organization that really cares about the Western New York community. Their support of Empire State Ride is the perfect example of that, and we’re thrilled to have them on board for the second year in a row. Together, we look forward to making an even bigger impact in the fight to end cancer,” said Terry Bourgeois, founder of Empire State Ride.

Registration for the weeklong event is now open with a reduced registration fee of $100 through the end of the year. Riders commit to raising $3,500 to benefit cutting-edge research and clinical trials at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

To learn more about the event, visit http://www.empirestateride.com.

Please direct all media inquiries to James Byrne at jamesb@portxlogistics.com or 716-706 9770.

About Port X Logistics
Port X Logistics specializes in expediting containerized cargo throughout the US and Canada. Our combination of company trucks, owner operators, and logistics network allows us to effectively service every port and rail ramp. Port X Logistics provides drayage, trans-loading, and over-the-road trucking, as well as intermodal drayage of containers to and from the rail to help our clients meet their fulfillment and production plans. We operate with urgency, attention to detail, proactive communication, and the ultimate in visibility.

About Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is a community united by the drive to eliminate cancer’s grip on humanity by unlocking its secrets through personalized approaches and unleashing the healing power of hope. Founded by Dr. Roswell Park in 1898, it is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York. Learn more at RoswellPark.org, or contact us at 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355) or ASKRoswell@roswellpark.org.

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