My Supporters

Adam Branfman
Andrew Lubow

Here's a donation toward next season's charity effort. Keep up the great work TEAM Kermit!

Matt Giambrone
Rebecca Carter
Steve Gans $50.00
Richard Braverman $150.00
Steven Gold
Lisa Li

Hi Team Kermit, Thanks for sharing your story with us during our brunch in Concord at Main Street Cafe! Keep rocking those amazing pink kermit suits!

Eric and Jane Swain

Thanks for the reminder -- forgetfulness surging with the years.

James C. King

Well done, Steven and Ellen and-- Kermits! The Good Fight...

Lawrence Gorin

Sorry to be late

Robert Moskowit

Hey Steve, sorry that we haven’t connected. Hope you and yours are well. Congrats on keeping up the good fight! Best, Bob

Margaret Nash

With love and cherished memories of Jared

Mark Mcgibbon

Steven, Congrats. I hope we are not too late for this year. If so perhaps we’re the first for next year. Many Thanks for all you do. Mark & Phyllis

James Turnbull $250.00
Mark&Linda Bernfeld $250.00
Stuart Braverman
Kevin Coakley

Sounds like the ride was again successful!

Jeramy Curcio $100.00
Linda Motzkin
Linda and Gerry Colleary

Our admiration for what you continue to do. Linda and Gerry Colleary

Peter Neely

Steve, We hope this helps. On tenure at TA, you’re young, but stop when it feels right whether it’s at the end of this year or ten years from now. And do it while you’re healthy. Peter & Kathy

Don Donovan
Charles Bauer
Erin Lambers
David Becker
Elizabeth Dunne

Beautiful Steve! Dunne's

Michael Kerner $100.00
Randy Blume $50.00
Lyle Micheli
Russell Phillips

Congratulations on another fine ride!

Joseph Ambash


Richard Levinson $100.00
Margaret Vallen Mashikian
Polly Beach

This donation is on behalf of the funds raised through the sale of 40 Robin Hopper "Swan Song" DVDs purchased through Clay Times Magazine to date, with fond memories and admiration of Robin and Jared!

Barbara Browne

We are in awe of everything you do! – Barbara & Jeff

Andrew McDonnell
John Guterson

Tons of love to Steven, Ellen, and Adam. And how we miss Jared - as his memory continues to touch us all, his soul continues to lift the world.

Alexandra Etscovitz

Thinking of you...

Joe Pelletier

Go, Team Kermit!

Ken Hosen

For Jared, Keep Going Forever

Maggie Egger

For Emily, my niece, who passed away in 2012 from Leukemia. She was a brilliant young woman who is missed by her whole family.

Seana Kelley

Thank you Steve for your efforts and inspiration.

Desmond Havlicek

The Havlicek Family

Aron Angel $118.00
Anni Zukauskas
Mark Sklar $100.00
Larry Sussberg
Aggie Belt

Thank you!

Edmund Price
Sandra Kinzie

Thanks for the reminder! How could I have forgotten, don’t think I’ve ever missed. Will always remember Jared and so support your challenge to find a cure!

Paul Lewing $25.00
Stefanie Hollister
Julaine McInnis
Norma Atkinson $100.00
Carol de Lemos

I was touched to hear your story!

Carol de Lemos

I was touched to hear your story!

Ellen Clancy

Thank you and everyone in Team Kermit for all you do to help find a cancer cure!!!

Michael Wallace
Steven and Ellen Branfman $18.00
Steven and Ellen Branfman $18.00
David Rimm $118.00
Monique Brown
Alexander Steffan
Terie Geary

A great cause Ellen and Steve! Thank you for all you do to support cancer research.

Lisa Teeter

I am happy to help you raise money for a great cause as my twin suffered brain cancer when young. She survived thank goodness. I am rooting for you in the ride.

Alan & Mary Jane Snyder
Theodore Polansky
Steve Hilton

Go Team Kermit!!!

Rick Mines

Keep up the great work!!

Rachael Vassalotti
Jeffrey Wallen

I hope you had a great PMC ride, and didn't get too wet.

Eugene Ho

Hi Steve: All the work you've done for the PMC and related causes is inspirational. - gene ho

Richard Yorra

Hi Steve, good luck riding to P-town. Glad you got to catch up with Nicole. You were a great influence to her while at Thayer. She’s almost off my payroll!

Penny Ramseyer
Jeff and Angela Toussaint
Barbara Guinan
Sara Matzkin

Wishing you a safe ride and thanking you for all you do. Sara

Marshall Ottina

For Jared.

Elise Pepin

In honor of Joe, Lois, Declan, Richard, and in loving memory of Popsie and Mary.

Dianne Stronach

Go Branfmans!

Linda Z White

Thinking of Jared and his devoted and loving family as they tirelessly endure the PMC. Happy Trails to all!

Jason Hill $500.00
Sue Cline

To my hero(es). Thank you for continuing this fantastic effort. With effort like yours, this d#$% will be defeated.

Goce Davidov
Andrew Lubow

Drive and run the Cancers into the dirt~

Todd & Karen Krieger

Have an amazing ride - thanks for your efforts for such an incredible cause!

Conrad Langenhagen

Good luck on the ride! Thanks for your dedication.

Thomas Crowley

Rock on Team Kermit!

Alice Yabe

All the best to Team Kermit for a safe and pleasant ride. I have nothing but respect and admiration for you all !!!

Martin Lurie

Thank you for riding to beat cancer! In honor of Israel's 70th birthday this year the donation is $70. Hope you have a great ride. Marty

David Vergara

Go team kermit!!

Luis Pacini $25.00
David and Nancy Tegeler
Robert McNamara III
Steffi and Chirag Shah

Thank you for all you do for Team Kermit and cancer research.

Michael Baran

Hey Mr. B, it's been too long! Go get em this weekend and say hi to everyone for me. Hope you guys have a great ride!

Kathleen Ottina

Ride with the wind, Team Kermit!

Emma Reilly

Go Branf!! Thanks for all you do for Dana Farber!

Cindy Bracker

Love to you all. Thanks for what you do for the cause.....to a cure!

Dina Fiore

Best of luck Team Kermit! Bob, Dina, Dom & Alayna Fiore

David Goldberg
Lori Karger

In Honor of John Sava - Ride Safely Steve!!!

Ian Feldberg

Ride on Brother!

John Mccarron

love you buddy

Fred Cotillo
Elizabeth Mazzola

Best of luck Steve!


Go Team Kermit - the Bradley family

Daniel Gubits

Dear Steve, Ellen, and Team Kermit, Thank you! much love, Sarah and Danny Gubits

Karen and David Cantor

Ride safely!! We will be thinking of you. Love, Karen and David

Andrew Lubow

Good wishes this is the year a cure is found for this disease

Sarah Whitlock

For Jared, for Liz, for Stan, and for Dorothy. Go get'em, Steve!

Kenneth Sinclair

Good luck, stay safe, thank you for your committment!

Taryn and Lee Pinstein

We love you!!! Taryn, Lee, Rachel and "Little" Adam

Joanne Craffey

Wishing you a safe ride and thank you for all you do to continue the fight.

Donna Luther
Douglas Bush
Robert Brockman

Go Steve!

Michael Joe $100.00
Anne Person $100.00
Roger Cramer

Hey Steven, Many thanks to you for your recent support and your commitment to my work, as well as to the amazing work of Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and of course to your loving memory of Jared.

william haskel

Steve and Family, your story is inspirational, and a tribute to Jared. Please understand that we wish this was more, but we also donated to others riding in MA, CT, VT. expect 50% match soon for $150

Andrew Lubow

Ride hard....ride swift...

Dena Gwin $50.00
Erik & Isabelle Perry

Have a safe ride

Jordan Appel $150.00
Lois Ambash
Tova Speter

In honor of Jared and his artistic inspirations....

Glenn Deegan
Elizabeth & Ronald Cobb

Keep the momentum going ~ Team Kermie!

Wendi Happ $50.00
Janet Wolf
David Greenleaf

Steve, Look forward to seeing you on the road. Again, my heartfelt thanks for connecting me to the Stem Cell Transplantation Team. But most importantly, I value our friendship in Fathers Forever.

Andrew Lubow

Ride hard...ride well..... runover this bastard disease!

Pam Mason

Go Team Kermit!

George Gorman

I'll be remembering Jared as you ride in his honor & memory. A Father forever!

Clark Clements $180.00
Eric Aronson $100.00
Ellen Schon

Have a great ride, Steve and Team Kermit! Allez, allez!

Laura Laats

Good Luck!

Vita Norton
Mark Kieran

Good luck to a great team!

Susan Adams

Safe travels. Thank you for riding.

Barry Heller

In memory of Jared and my Judy, thank you for your strength of commitment.

Sarah Fuhro
Xiaomei Pierce
Benjamin Rubeor $25.00
Maggie Egger

I lost my niece, Emily Lyman, 6 years ago. Thank you for riding.

Jeryl Kronish

Have a safe ride!

Sharrel Paul

For Jared... for Jeff... for all those who fight... and for all those that cheer us on!

Dana Paris Mahoney

All the best to you Steve! Miranda just said to me the other day, "I wonder how Branf is doing?"We hope you are doing well!!

Deb & Joe Corrado
Danielle Pollard

Steve, Thank you for continuing to fight and ride for the research and eventually a cure. You’re right about cancer affecting all of us.

B. Roberts & Jody Meese $100.00
Barbara and Andy Effron
Bill Richard
Stanley Zwiebel $25.00
charlotte morgan
Lee Oliphant

Great cause. Have fun

Elizabeth Wilsker

Congratulations on another year! I will be thinking of you and your family on race weekend. Lots of love.

Nicole Dubrow

Living Memory is like a river, always there and always moving. Thank you for keeping it alive with every heart cancer has touched it’s force of reckoning for a better future.

Jeremy Ogusky $25.00
Andrew Lubow

You're making a difference for the good of a lot of families. Kudos to all.

Tal Sabbagh

Good luck for the long ride. Thanks for your dedication and hard work! wishing you all the best!

Jennifer Kaplan

Thinking of you all in what you do - with love.

Rowland Mayor $100.00
Doris Fina
Steve Dame $69.74
Loren Scherbak

Have a great ride! Thinking of your family. May your son's memory be a blessing.



Steve, Ellen, and Adam - ride safely, ride proudly in memory of your wonderful son and the joy your family gave us all at the Potter's Shop all those years ago!

Pat Slate $50.00
Karen Jodoin

Given with love in Jared's memory. Looking forward to the day that this ride is no longer necessary.

Ben Ryterband

Hi Steven. It is great good that you do. Wishing even you hardcore cyclists some tailwinds and lovely weather. Allez!

Susan Spofford $50.00
Nicole and Brad Copel/Atchison

Thank you for all of the money that you have raised!

Rachel Bello

Sending love and appreciation to the Branfman family from the Bello/Skladany family. Ride safely!

Eleanor Stetch

Thank you for all you do! ??

John Hennessey

Steve, It’s always a pleasure! Good luck and God Bless

Gabrielle Simone $50.00
Laya Steinberg

Good luck Steven and Team Kermit! You inspire this non-rider with your efforts.

Michael Radoslovich

Ride well and ride safe. Ride with joy on your mission.

Timothy Mckenna

Steve - I'm biting the bullet and starting from Sturbridge for the first time this year! Hope to see you in the crowd!

john jessiman $100.00
Julie Ichikawa

My beloved Branfmans, you will always be in my heart. Ride Strong! Allez Allez!! With much love, Julie & Jeff Ichikawa



Have a safe ride.

Ellen Crasnick $100.00
Gary Buchman
Karin Turer

Go Team Kermit! Best wishes from Karin Turer from your branfcycle e-mail list

Warren & Edith Bridges $100.00
Donald Ger

Susan and I are wish you a safe ride. Thank you for your support in beating cancer!

Andrew Lubow

Ride to destroy this disease! Ride well and with power of conviction.

Cindy Kumin And Joel Gillenwaters


With all our love Jonathan and Sherry

Heather Simmons

Best of luck and what a wonderful tribute.

Brian Steck
Liam Clancy

Go get 'em Steve! And thanks again for helping me find an internship this summer!

Barry Schaudt
Marcia & Terry Martinson

In memory of our sons' teammate and friend, Jared, we are happy to support the PMC and Team Kermit! May the sun shine on your shoulders and the wind be at your back! We will be cheering you along!

Andrew Lubow

COIN by coin the donations grow ti Conk out Cancer IS WHERE itt Goes Let this ride fund the discovery of it's CU R E

Ronald Aal
Bruce and Joan Cohen
Debbie & David Winnick

Go, Steve and Team Kermit!

Alan and David Cody

Happy to support you. Have a safe ride.

Mark Issenberg $50.00
Pratiti Bandopadhayay

Thank you for everything that you do to help our children diagnosed with brain tumors.


Sending our love to all of you and wishing you a journey that is blessed with the spirit of Jared cheering you on! Cheering for you and love the joy that clearly shines through Team Kermit each year!

Amy LaFavre

In memory of my friend, Jared, and an AMAZING cause. Best of luck Branf & Ellen.

Peter Robarts
Kristin Mackay

Thanks for riding Team Kermit! ??

Matt McDonough

In memory of Jared. Branf- Best of luck!

Ellen Glanz

You guys are an inspiration! Thanks for riding again this year, and good luck! Ellen and Richard

Phil Cunningham
Marc Rando

Best of luck for a wonderful ride and keep up the great work!!

Kathy Griffin
Lynn Kenley
Nanette Reilly

Steve and family, I wish you the best in your quest!! Fellow potter & math teacher Nanette Reilly

Bonnie Hellman
Peter Quinn

Nice to meet you this morning, Steve, and thanks for sharing your story of love, courage and strength...Pete Quinn

Tommy Gaffey, Jr
Susan Treichel

Thank you for sharing your story, for taking this on for all of us, and for reaching out to us for support. This is a phenomenal fund raiser that I am so happy to support.



Go Team Kermit!!!

Elizabeth King
Helen Curran

Remembering Jared. Go Team Kermit!

Jacob Cassidy

Best of luck to Steven and the team!

Suzanne Hanser
Steve Richmond

Steve - keep up the great work!

becky vercollone

And yes, I will always remember Jared and my mom who also died of a brain tumor

Lindsay Stern

Have a great ride! xo Lindsay, Tom, and Henry

Linda King

always remember safe ride

Stephen Sirrico

Have a great ride Steven.

Rosalie A Beith
Geoffrey Flickinger
Steven & Bonnie Barisof

Thank you for your continuing efforts for this very worthwhile cause. A most meaningful way of honoring Jared's memory. You guys are great!

Julianne Mehegan
Sol Levin

JoAnne and Sol will continue to support the Kermit Team now and for the time it will take to conquer cancer.

Jeremy Goverman

Always moving forward, but never forgetting the past.

Cynthia Frost

Am thinking about you, your team and your support (Ellen)! I hope you have a better day than those running in the Boston Marathon. Best, Cynthia & Ben

Jonathan Earle $25.00
Lisa Deschenes

Thinking of your family and Jared!

Laurie Amonte

Branf, you are a true inspiration! Ride hard. xo The Amonte Family

Paticia Brazill

Go Team Kermit - GO GO GO!!!! Best wishes to all the Pan Mass riders...hope you he beautiful riding weather & have a great riding experience. Thanks for your hard work! Pat & Scott

David Piesco-Putnam
C.G. Lovett, Ph.D. $100.00
Matthew Lehrer


Jennifer Martini

Thanks for your passion to this cause.

Bruce and Linda Berns
Gayla and Michael Campbell

Go Team Kermit - an inspiration to us all. We will be thinking of you and your family...Have a great ride!

Jay Cohen

Dear Steve, Ellen, and Adam - Wishing you the best for this years ride. Jay L. Cohen, MD and staff

Ronni and Amos Eisenberg

Can't wait to see you and all the Kermit riders at the finish line! Have a safe ride and thank you! Ronni and Amos Eisenberg

Bryan Mattraw $200.00
Andrew Lubow

Ride tough......ride wicked! Send this demon disease back to Hell!

Stephen Lewicki

Positive energy = results. Love you all.

Ann Woodbury

Go Steve!


Go Team Kermit!

Rebecca Boatman

We lost our son last September. We understand how doing something for others is so very important. We are riding with you in the spirit of community and love.

Robin Hopper Swansong Society $150.00
Robin Hopper Swansong Society $275.00
Arthur Greil $100.00
Billie Sessions
Nellie Brennan Hall

Good luck, Steve!

Carol-Ann Schneider
Maureen and Daniel Keleher $25.00
Ted & Karen Koskores $250.00
Joe Haney

Go Team Kermit!

Deborah Siegel

Ride, Kermies, ride!

Tom Chiari

Giddyup Team Kermit!

Paul Mccarron
Melinda Reuter

Go Team Kermit!

Andrew Iventosch

Good luck and have a great ride!

Melissa Tuthill Forger

You are an inspiration!

Jeanne Mason

Go Team......we'll be thinking of Jared and you all

Lindsey Quinlisk
Craig Salters $10.00
Richard Meyerson

You're truly an inspiration.

Lois Wilkins

Go Team Kermit

Lois Wilkins

Go Team Kermit

Mark and Beth Rockoff

In memory of Jared

Pamela Mauer $50.00
Lee Oliphant

Good luck, have fun for a great cause

James Macvarish

Good luck Team Kermit!

Terry Seligmann
Michael Zwiebel $50.00
Judith and Warren Hurwitz

Thank you for your dedication. We would like to remember Chuck Rich, Marcia Kaudman, and Ruth Badler who all died from cancer.

Cheryl Segaloff

Thank you, have a great ride! C&B

Candace Sidner

Go Team Kermit. You are riding for all of us with our thanks!

Judy & Jack Luskin

Best of luck again this year. You are warriors!

Barry Heller

For Jared and in memory of Judy

Fred Mandell
Nicholas Tomasic

In memory of Jared.

Liz Taft $25.00
David Yale

Inspired by Steven, Ellen, Adam and Team Kermit; in memory of Jared.

Jeremy Ogusky

happy to contribute!

Barbara and Andy Effron
Jeryl Kronish

May this be your best ride yet!!

Barbara Gubb
David Goldwasser

It is always our honor to support team Kermit

Marilu Tejero

In honor of Jared.!

James Pickel

I will contribute to this ride in Jared’s name until the day I die. Wonderful kid, wonderful family.


Best of luck and sincere thanks for your contributions of effort and emotions! Let this be a tribute to all who have suffered this terrible scourge!


For Jared and others like him...

Robert Gross

Lisa & Bob

Steven and Ellen Branfman
Paul Jefferson

Good Luck to Steve and family for a successful 2018 PMC!

Roger Cramer

God willing, this will be the first of many donations in Jared's memory.

Steven and Ellen Branfman

In memory of Marilyn

Betsy Miller

Way to go!

Marshall Ottina $25.00
Bonnie Hellman

Steven Branfman. In memory of your son Jared.

Charles DiPietro
Bruce Nolen

Great work to Team Kermit!!!! Thanks for your commitment to this worthy cause.

Vince Pitelka

It is a fine thing you all do in honor of Jared! Keep pedaling!

Adam Tokarz
Mark Temkin

Very inspiring effort.

Mark Bernfeld $250.00
Steven and Ellen Branfman

My History

2018 $51,912.85 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2017 $44,176.74 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2016 $41,669.74 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2015 $37,043.74 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2014 $35,155.04 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2013 $33,099.00 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2012 $26,535.45 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2011 $25,663.76 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2010 $21,069.02 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2009 $25,084.00 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2008 $20,567.01 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2007 $21,338.50 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2006 $26,670.00 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2005 $10,858.97 Sturbridge to Provincetown Inn (2-Day)
2004 $10,272.00 Wellesley to Bourne (1-Day, Sat)
$0.00 PMC