On 08/29/2021 The Roughriders attended a fundraiser for the Lincoln Autism Network. We are very pleased to have made a donation to this great cause.
On the same day and at the same place, we friends and family of Donald Went Jr. Also known as D.J. Went.
In September if 202 DJ was diagnosed with cancer and has been unable to work.
DJ serviced in the U.S. Marine Corps and was working for a small employer. His employer has no continuing benefits for DJ.
We are happy to have donated to DJ.
On Saturday, July 10th 2021 the Roughriders attended a Cancer Benefit Pancake Feed for Jerry Carlson.
Jerry has spent most of his life giving back to his community. He has served in law enforcement for 40 years and is currently a Saunders County Deputy. Jerry was previously a Nebraska State Trooper. He served in the United States Marine Corps as a Military Police Officer.
Jerry has had many titles but his favorites are Grandpa to his 5 grandchildren and Husband to his Pife Pat of 44 years.
We are very appreciative of his service and are pleased to make a donation to this great man.
Shellie, pictured to the left, is a cousin to Jerry. Shellie and her husband Rocky were instrumental in bringing this donation to completion.
On Friday July 23rd, 2021 The roughriders donated back packs full of back to school supplies to the Salvation Army.
One of our member's grandchildren assisted us with this much appreciated work.
Thank you ladies!
On Sunday July 25th, 2021 the Roughriders participated in the poker run/fundraiser for the Gentry Family.
Branden lost his wife and these children lost their mother.
We are very happy to have made a donation to this family!
The Roughriders attended the Celebration of Life of Randy "Stache" Turner.
We lost a brother way too soon!
While attending this event, we met with Tammy, Stache's wife and with the members of BACA. BACA is Bikers Against Child Abuse.
We have great respect for BACA and have made a donation to their cause in Staches memory and honor.
On Sunday, November 21st
The Roughriders suprised Dale Quakenbush with a suprise visit.
Dale is a long time member of the motorcycle community who has recently been diagnosed with cancer. His medical bills are astounding.
We were able to make a donation to Dale.
Chewie, one of our members has known Dale for a long time and was able to make the donation presentation.
Also on Sunday, November 21st, We visited Ashley Marchand.
In the last three months, the 31-year-old single mom has had three life-altering episodes: two separate traffic crashes and a 10-day quarantine period after her 9-year-old daughter, Haylee Murdock, tested positive for COVID-19.
The series of misfortunes have left the 2008 Waverly High School graduate with two totaled cars, injuries that prevent her from working, mounting medical bills, no sources of income and a pending eviction notice.
Shotgun, our President presented a donation to Ashley.
On Sunday 11/07/2021 the Roughriders met James and Viola Decker and their family.
The Deckers lost their home as a result of a fire. they lost everything that they owned.
It was a pleasure to be able to make a donation to assist them in rebuilding their lives.
On Saturday, 10/01/2021 We met Jaron and Mindy Bailey and their sons.
They have been through many health problems over the last year but then their home caught fire and was destroyed.
This family of 4 are now living in a family member's home.
The boys got to pick out a bike to sit on.
They chose Ipad's bike and had a gret time!
We are very happy to donate to this family!
TWe are thankful to our Sponsors for their help in supporting these events.