This morning, Bob Whitlock called the Jim Gearhart Show to discuss 'Miles for Mikey.' The event will benefit Mikey Nichols, the Monroe Township High School hockey player who suffered a spinal cord injury while on the ice.

After being paralyzed while playing hockey, high school student Mikey Nichols has returned home. (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)

'Miles for Mikey' is an escorted motorcycle ride, and street fair gala that will take place this Saturday, August 16th at 9:30 am. There will be a party after the ride at the Jamesburg Elks Lodge from 1 pm to 6 pm.

The event costs $20. For more information, listen to Jim's interview with Bob Whitlock below, or click here.

Bob Whitlock tells Jim Gearhart about 'Miles for Mikey'