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All for YouthQuest!

on August 19, 2017 - 11:37am

Here are the mere mortal swimmers that will join the AMAZING Jim "The Shark"Dreyer 2 weeks from today. Together, with Jim Dreyer leading (19 world records), we will swim from St. Ignace to Mackinac Island, Towing a 51' boat with our piano bike on board! Difficult issues require radical solutions, we're trying to do our part in Joybox Express' "Sprint 4 Flint", a benefit for YouthQuest of Flint.

Please consider being a part of the solution by making a donation to help us float our boat! Thanks to all!


Sprint for Flint 2017

on July 9, 2017 - 10:02pm

On August 25, 2017, Mr. B and The Joybox Express will depart Flint, Michigan, transporting a 385-pound piano on a tricycle built for three with the aim of reaching Mackinaw City within 24 hours.

Next, a team of swimmers will tow the piano bike to Mackinac Island. The goal of this musical bike ride/swim is to raise funds for YouthQuest, an afterschool and summer program that serves 2,000 students in Flint and Genesee County each year. All donations fund YouthQuest.

Donate or pledge to help the cause!


How to Hitch a Ride on the Most Musical Bicycle in Michigan

on June 29, 2017 - 12:00am

"A yearlong fundraising campaign benefiting YouthQuest – an afterschool and summer enrichment program that serves more than 2,000 students in Flint and Genesee County each year – is nearing its end. But the best is yet to come.

On Aug. 25, Joybox Express will transport a 385-pound piano from Flint to Mackinaw City on a tricycle built for three."


‘Mr. B’s Joybox Express’ Rallies Supporters for Musical Bike Ride from Flint to Mackinac Island

on August 9, 2016 - 11:27pm

Yearlong ‘Sprint 4 Flint’ Fundraising Campaign to Benefit YouthQuest Afterschool Program. (FLINT, Mich. – Aug. 15, 2016) An Ann Arbor-based nonprofit is launching a yearlong fundraising campaign that will benefit the YouthQuest After School Initiative and culminate with an especially unique journey – one that involves transporting a 385-pound piano on a tricycle built for three from Flint to Mackinac Island.