FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Eagle Riders are holding a chicken dinner fundraiser for Fort Wayne’s Justice, Accountability, and Victims Advocacy (JAVA) on Saturday afternoon.
“We’re trying to raise funds for JAVA, to help our other folks out that have lost a loved one,” said Kim Wiehe, the fundraisers’ organizer.
JAVA is a victim advocacy group that works with families who have lost loved ones to crimes. Wiehe said she joined the group because her daughter was murdered.
“JAVA doing what it’s done for me, I want to be able to for them to go forward and help others that have gone through the same,” said Wiehe. “Without these ladies, I wouldn’t have made it to the point I’m at, they’re an awesome support group, and they would go out of their way to help others that are in a losing situation.”
Saturday’s will be held at the Eagle Riders facility, 2730 Lofty Drive in Fort Wayne.
Doors open at 1 p.m., with dinner beginning to be served at 4:30. There are 125 dinners available for purchase along with bake sale items.
There will also be silent auction and raffle items, in addition to handmade jewelry and other vendors.
To learn more about JAVA’s mission, click here.