• Funds Raised: $1,125
  • Fundraising Goal: $2,000
Your donation to Robert's Team Vegan page will be split 50/50 for Vegan Outreach and the Factory Farming Awareness Coalition!

My name is Robert A Rieck Jr. I am a C-5 quadriplegic who is also a Provisional License Alcohol & Drug Counselor who has been playing wheelchair rugby for 10+ years now. As a C-5 quadriplegic, I find myself breaking stereotypes, perceptions and low expectations within my community in Lincoln, Nebraska.

A commonly shared mistaken understanding about quadriplegics is they are not able to voluntarily move any of their four limbs. This is not true. I do have significant limitations using only 1 to 2 muscles out of the 35 muscles in a human arm but I have not used my limitations as justification to not push in my manual rugby chair for competition and for meaningful fundraisers – I do the opposite! Push! Push! Push! Give! Give! Give!

On October 29, 2017, I am wheeling my manual rugby wheelchair in Lincoln's Good Life Halfsy Marathon – a total of 13.1 miles.

Wheel you help me roll across the finish line with your financial gift? Your donation will be used to further the cause for animals!

Thank you for supporting Vegan Outreach and the Factory Farming Awareness Coalition!

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