Student organizes bike-a-thon in Prospect Park to raise money for mental health clinic

PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A middle school student from Brooklyn stepped up in a big way to help others by raising money for a good cause.

As part of a confirmation class service project at Plymouth Church in Brooklyn Heights, James took the initiative to set up a bike-a-thon to help raise funds for a new mental health clinic.

He organized the bike-a-thon in Prospect Park, ultimately biking 50 miles.

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