As Dan Emery and Myles Chung pulled into Augusta, Maine, after being on the road for 331 days, they crossed taking the American Community Project on the road off their bucket lists.

Emery, a former marketer at the $354 million Maine State Credit Union in Augusta, founded the ACP as a way to raise awareness and funds for agriculture-based hunger solutions in 2012. But, he always dreamed of doing more.

That dream was realized in January 2014 when Emery and Chung, ACP’s co-founder, hit the highways. The two explored local community projects and addressed hunger needs in 48 states for 48 weeks on Honda Ruckus scooters.

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