CURRENT BENEFICIARIES

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Luke Kelley

Bull Rider

Cowboys Helping Cowboys is proud to support 2010 CBR World Champion Bull Rider, Luke Kelley and his family; including wife, Kelly and their three children.

 

Luke has suffered multiple brain aneurysms and has had to have multiple surgeries. Additionally, following a mammogram the day before one of Luke’s surgeries, his wife Kelly received results of potential breast cancer. It was later confirmed through additional testing. Kelly has begun to undergo chemotherapy treatment.

 

What we love about our rodeo community is their faith and spirit no matter what we have to walk through and that is proven in the Kelley’s story where Kelly stated, “I do not want you to feel sorry for us, I just ask for you to pray for us! God has a plan! Otherwise, he wouldn't have put me on the doorstep of the best breast cancer center in the Midwest! 2022 has been rough I am not going to lie! But our faith is strong, and our family and friends are strong! We are so blessed with such an amazing support team!”

 

It is an honor to support this courageous family and we hope CHC can help in their journey with treatment and recovery.

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Cowboys & Cowgirls We Have Helped In Years Past

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Jeffrey Collins

Bareback Rider

2000 PRCA World Champion,. Fighting myelopathy with brown~sequard cord syndrome causing paralysis from the chest down

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Cody Ohl

Calf Roper

6x World Champion Calf Roper. Fighting a severe staph infection.

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Jesse Davis

Bareback Rider

7x NFR Bareback riding qualifier

suffered severe internal injuries competing in February 2020

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Rob Bell 

Bullrider

3x Canadian Bull Riding Champion, 3x NFR Qualifier, 2x PBR Finalist. Fighting severe MS, with debilitating symptoms.

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Shane Hadley

Steer Wrestler

Steer wrestler who suffered a traumatic brain injury while competing in Mineral Wells, TX PRCA event.

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Chance Britain

Aspiring Roper

Broken pelvis, broken back, broken ribs, and severe head trauma in a car accident.

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Bonner Bolton

Bull Rider

PBR Finalist, CBR World Champion. Broken Neck. Multiple Fractured Vertebrae

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McKennon Wimberly

Bull Rider

PBR Finalist, TBI - traumatic brain injury.

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Bill Korell

Bull Rider

1963 Bull Riding World Champion. Assisted with needed back surgery.

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Eric Swenson

Bareback Rider

3x NFR Bareback Riding Qualifier, battling colon cancer.

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Julie Carrillo

1975-2017

Was Diagnosed With Stage 4 Cancer. Julie has since passed away

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Kim Schulze

Barrel Racer

Sustained Internal Injuries From A Horse Accident

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Tim Shirley

Bareback Rider

NFR Bareback Riding Qualifier

Watershed Stroke. Short Term Coma with Loss of Sight

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Pistol Robinson

Bull Rider

PBR finalist. 2 broken femur bones.

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Collin McTaggert

Bull Rider

NFR bull rider. Severe internal damage to multiple organs.