is Kimberly; I am sending this message in regards to a very rare occasion that is coming into Jackson. This Friday morning at R & J feed located on south highland ave. There will be a man that goes by the name of Cowboy Chris. The reason this is so important is because he has embarked on a journey from Arlington Texas to New York City by horseback. Chris is traveling with five horses to raise awareness in the issue of how serious cancer in children is and to help support herosforchildren.org. Donations can be giving in person or online at herosforchildren.org then scroll down to the article about Cowboy Chris and his cross country journey or follow him on face book at horse ride for heroes
His real name is Chris Blethen he is 37 yrs old, a father of three Emily, Melony, Andy and a grandson Giovanni. Five years ago may 30th Chris had went in to donate his kidney to help a friend and found out he had cancer in his kidney, Thankfully he was only at stage 1 he was treated and recovered well. after that he got involved in a few relays, and then came across herosforchildren.org online and contacted them to see how he could help, He decided he would take this cross country trip that will take him from his friends family and loved ones to help children with cancer to spread the awareness of the seriousness of its effects on children. The money donated goes directly to the family of the children to help with expenses and also to purchase things like laptops for children who's immune system is so low they cannot have any contact with people, with a lap top a child is able to communicate with others, do their home work online and look up things about there condition ex.
Chris is asking that if there are people who want to ride to support the cause for an hour, a day, or the whole trip to saddle up and come meet him. He is presently on hwy 70 passing through Arlington up by Memphis he should be in Jackson Thursday night or Friday morning. He will also need a place to tie his horses along this journey and a meal occasionally, also hay for his horses and of course water other than that he just asks every one to please donate $5 dollars per mile he rides. When he started this journey Chris said he wanted to raise $3300.00 for the whole trip he has already met that and is going for $15500.00 so lets see if we can all help
Everyone that would like to come help or donate to this cause he will be at r & j feed on south highland in Jackson Friday morning for a meet and greet, Then he will travel on Hwy 7o all the way to Nashville until he arrives at Hwy 81 and then he will find a road along side 81 to continue towards new York city.
You can contact Cowboy Chris directly on his cell phone at 1-940-782-6633
Or you can contact me Kimberly at 1-731-234-7453. I’m only a follower of Chris and what he stands for. I want to thank you so much for you time and only ask that you please SPREAD THE WORD!