Bikers Raise Money for Boy
TRI-CITIES, Wash. - A little rain on Sunday afternoon did not stop bikers from helping to raise money for a West Richland boy.
Over 200 bikers met at Ty's bar and rode their motorcycles around the Tri-Cities on a poker run.
Organizers said more than 3,000 dollars was raised for five-year-old Connor Rosscup who was diagnosed with brain cancer 15 months ago. His parent said this experience has turned their life upside down.
The bikers paid an entrance fee, brought raffle tickets, and donated money for the boy's family.
Connor's mother Val Rosscup said she almost cried when she saw how many people had come out for Sunday's event. She said, "It's been devastating. It's the worst news you could possibly hear, that your child has cancer, but our friends and family have really rallied together and people we don't know have been amazing."
Connor is recovering from chemotherapy. His parents said they are planning a trip to the coast because he has never seen the ocean. This is the fourth year this group has picked a child to raise money for. Connor's parents said they really appreciate everything.