When Ken Adams was fighting cancer, it wasn’t the treatments that he struggled with most. It was the fact that he had to watch his fellow patients waiting for hours and hours at a bus stop to be picked up after treatment.
“When I was in treatment, I wanted to go home right away. People that rode the bus, they had to sit a while,” says Adams. “Sometimes people were sitting waiting when I got there and still waiting when I would leave.”
Suffering from Stage 3 head and neck cancer, Adams was getting chemotherapy every Monday for eight weeks and radiation treatments every day for 39 days. During one of the toughest times in his life, there was one thing that kept him excited.
“I love cars and I loved driving different cars to treatment,” says the 48-year-old Lotus owner.
In 2010, he put his passion to good use, founding Your Ride Is Here, a non-profit organization that provides rides for cancer patients to their treatment appointments...