Support for Cyclists
Anders Swanson Assistance Fund
UPDATE 2/5/14: Teens Charged in Cyclists Assault
Anders Swanson, a Chattanooga bicyclist, was assaulted while riding his bicycle on Raccoon Mountain on January 11, 2014. The alleged assailants have been identified and confessions were obtained during interviews by the Chattanooga Police Department. Despite this body of evidence the case remains under investigation by the Marion County, TN Sherriff’s Department.
The incident has received substantial local and national media attention and you can read about it following these links:
- Chattanooga Times Free Press - "As Terrifying as a Riding a Bike"
- Bicycling Magazine - "What Really Happened on Raccoon Mountain"
- Outside Magazine - "Why Cyclists Need to Start Fighting Back"
An account has been established to collect donations to assist Anders and his family with expenses incurred by this incident.
You can make a contribution to the Anders Swanson Assistance Fund.
You will be directed to PayPal for processing but you do not need a PayPal Account.
Question: How much of my donation will available for assisting Anders and his family?
Answer: 100% of your donation will be placed in the account designated for Anders and his family to cover expenses incurred as a consequence of this incident.
The Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation is committed to the promotion of bicycling as a safe and healthy form of recreation and transportation through advocacy, education, and outreach.