big branch but when I reeled it in, it was an alligator gar.” OVER 300 PEOPLE PARTICIPATED IN THIS YEAR’S EVENT. (CHELSEA) LOCALS FROM THE TRI-STATE AREA STRAPPED ON THEIR SKATES AND KNEE PADS AS THEY HIT THE ROLLER DERBY TRACK. THIS ROLLER DERBY WAS A SPECIAL ONE AS IT HONORED VETERANS. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO AN ORGANIZATION CALLED PROJECT 4 HOPE- WHERE THEY ARE WORKING ON BUILDING TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR HOMELESS VETERENS. THE COMMUNITY THEY ARE BUILDING WILL HAVE SEVERAL TINY HOMES WITH A COMMUNITY CENTER AND A LAKE. ORGANIZERS SAY THIS IS THEIR WAY OF GIVING BACK… STEVE LINDSLEY- FOUNDER OF PROJECT 4 HOPE WE KIND OF BELIEVE IN THAT NO ONE LEFT BEHIND, SO WE WANT TO MAKE SURE EVERYBODY GETS THAT OPPURTUNITY WE’RE GREATFUL FOR THEM AND WE WANT TO FIND A WAY TO HELP THEM GET EVERYHTING STRAIGHTENED OUT SO THAT THEY CAN REASSIBALTE. EACH TINY HOUSE WILL COST AROUND 20 THOUSAND DOLLARS…. PROJECT FOR HOPE IS LOOKING TO RAISE 1 MILLION DOLLARS. (CHELSEA)

Project 4 Hope Roller Derby
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