Ride for Pride (Fallen ohio solider)
First a little backround, My name is Joshua Nepsa, on June 2, 2007 my 21yr old little brother, a kid, Army Spc. Keith V. Nepsa was killed in action by an improvised explosive device near Qayyarah, Iraq. He died along with one of his good friends(who i will not name as I have not contacted the family). Here is some info about my brother who was just a kid but more of a man than I could dream to be.
Fallen Heroes: Army Specialist Keith V. Nepsa
Community Mourns Local Soldier Killed In Iraq - News Story - WTOV Steubenville
his myspace maintained to this day by my mother
MySpace.com - Momma's little Keeterbug - 23 - Male - New philadelphia, Ohio - www.myspace.com/nepluto
local paper which if you want to read more search his name and you will find it.
Remembering our heroes - New Philadelphia, OH - The Times-Reporter
Even today two years later as I sit and try to put this up with honor, and being strong....its hard. I am cold, tired, and now hurting again like it just happened... This is why I have to put stuff like this up and hope for support from all of you that can.
If you didnt catch it from reading, my mom was single with 2 boys and a girl. Keith wanted to be a computer tech.... needed college. There was no way we could afford this, so he joined the army for one thing...College money.
Well they pulled his entire platoon out of college for one private's action after less than a semiseter, and they never returned them. We have started a scholarship fund for childeren in the same situation, so that they, unlike my brother, will not have to risk their lives to go to college. We have about 4500-6000 dollars, which we could give away but it would be depleated at that point. If we get it to $10,000 It will roll over every year forever....this is our goal. The next info I post is for a Poker run for this scholarship...THIS IS 100000% NON-PROFIT any and all proceeds go straight to the fund. We have a ton of stuff auto graphed browns and stealers jersey(pomolve or however it is). Stuff from OCC or American Choppers cant remember....and much much more. Cars and bikes welcome.....Anyone who can make it or is close I would love to meet you personally and have you join us for this ride. All of the info will be in the links I provide. If you are seriously thinking about coming PM me and I will get you my pin and cell number so that when you make it here I can shake your hand personally and introduce you to my Mother, and family. Thank you guys in advance. I wanted to post this in another forum as well but I know that some lil ass would say something disrespectful and I would have to hunt him down and kill him....so any how I hope to see you there...
Links to info
Bike Rallies and Motorcycle Rallies Calendar- 2008 Biker Rally and Motorcycle Rally Information
Ride For Pride 1st Annual Cpl Keith Nepsa Benefit Run | WhatsYour20
God bless everyone of you who even look and feel pride for knowing people like my brother exsit.
As requested..think i did this right. please dont feel obligated to donate.
Donate link removed...waiting on a new setup
I suck dont know how to make it a button...but here is the link anyway TIA
Just so everyone knows...i may pay the 3 dollar fee to have the check sent so I can take a picture of us handing it in for the fund... you all rock!
Last edited by jnepsa; 07-15-2009 at 09:41 AM.
im sorry for your loss, i too have a brother who died a tragic death and i know how hard it could be. stay strong and honor his memory forever.
is there a way non-ohio people can donate to this cause?
the second link isnt broke...their site is down right now
and I will get back to you on that...i may either use my paypal account or creat one not sure which way is best
Last edited by jnepsa; 05-30-2009 at 10:02 AM.
Josh you are doing a great job honoring your brother and helping future kids in his situation
if anyone knows how to set up or use my exsiting account to get donations could you please pm with help as I hate paypal so i rarley use it
Originally Posted by Bryan
As a former Marine of 9 years, i would love to make it. I will also pass this on to our guys on the force who have bikes. most of them are members of a law enforcement / firefighter MC club called the Warthogs. I will push for them to make it! :usa2:
thank you for your support. Like I said if you would like to contact me personally and meet all of us, which we would love to show our apprciation let me know
Originally Posted by mule0331
I'm trying to get ahold of the president of the club now, as soon as I do, i'll Pm you for your number, and get them in touch with you.
sent ya a PM J with donation info for paypal.. hope it helps
Updated OP with link for donations
Thank you hun..soo very much
Originally Posted by Laney
Just so everyone knows this may be changing, someone has volunteered to make me a domain name for this. Laney I may not accetp your dontation for a while or at all, we are going to be changing the paypal account that this has so that no one can accuse me of scamin...prolly middle of next week. thnx though will let you know
I am bumping this thread to see who all may be attending this function. I am, and also Mule. Anyone else?
I would hope to see all from Ohio that are members of this site at the event. As I know Stiefler feels the same way, it would be nice for all of us in the area to meet, and what not a better cause to do it at. If anybody needs rides, post it! for us that are able, we will try and make arraingements.
Originally Posted by Stiefler
I wish I was from Ohio, I always wanted to ride in the front seat of a cop car :banana:
Originally Posted by mule0331
I guess since you haven't said the "i" word in awhile, you can ride up front, LMAO
Originally Posted by jlevy73
Harlyfan is. Coming as well..I have to say I hope to see u all there...and thank u for all the support
Ha that is funny :hail::hail:
Originally Posted by mule0331
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