Philanthropic Pursuits and Extreme Athletic Achievements
Jim Freiss, a Corporate Engineer at Mowi Americas, who founded Puppy Ride Long Island to honor and remember his late brother John & his guide dog Hero joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel. Jim's efforts are all to support an organization that did so much for his late brother John.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Jim Freiss discuss the following:
Tell us about yourself, your role at Mowi, and your role as founder of Puppy Ride and the connection to The Seeing Eye?
Now tell us about the recent feat – your participation in the grueling MOAB 240 ultra-marathon, all for a noble cause – what was it like and how did your involvement help The Seeing Eye and Puppy Ride?
Mowi your employer sounds supportive of your efforts, tell me what Mowi does and how they have supported your efforts in this fundraising effort?
How can people help support Puppy Ride and Seeing Eye and why is that important to do what you have done and also for others to model you?
Jim Freiss, is a Corporate Engineer at Mowi Americas, and founded Puppy Ride Long Island to honor and remember his late brother John, his guide dog Hero and to support an organization that did so much for him. His work with Puppy Ride Long Island and The Seeing Eye Foundation will continue to help others who are sight impaired like his brother.
The Seeing Eye, Inc. is an awesome organization with an incredibly passionate team of employees and volunteers that deliver dignity and mobility to the blind through their guide dog foundation! He is all in with The Seeing Eye!”
Mowi proudly recognizes and celebrates the extraordinary accomplishments of Jim Freiss, a seasoned engineer and dedicated colleague, for his commendable efforts both in the field of engineering and beyond. Recently, Jim Freiss surpassed his own limits by participating in the grueling MOAB 240 ultra-marathon, all for a noble cause.
Specifically, he runs and cycles to raise funds for Seeing Eye®, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to training special dogs that aid the visually impaired in leading more independent lives. This year alone, Freiss has raised $45,000 through his athletic pursuits for The Seeing Eye, Inc.