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Community Involvement is a long-standing objective of the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment - Rough Riders, Inc. For 43 years, the Regiment has contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars both financially and in volunteer hours. Whether providing a material goods or manpower, Rough Riders live to get up close and personal with the community where they live and work. To request the support of the Rough Riders, please call (813) 248-1898 or email your request to

Read here to learn how to Donate to the Rough Riders:

Rough Riders Donation Letter.pdf

The Regiment makes it a priority to contribute to a wide range of worthy recipients. Some of the organizations they have supported in the past are:

  • Metropolitan Ministries (Christmas)
  • Police Athletic league
  • Toys for Tots
  • Boy Scouts of America Gulf Ridge Council
  • Sulphur Springs Little League
  • Metropolitan Ministries Home Sweet Home
  • March of Dimes walk a thon
  • Mayor’s City Beautification Campaign
  • Joshua House Teddy Bears
  • United Way of Hillsborough County
  • Pediatric Cancer Foundation St Joseph Hospital
  • Harmon’s Half Way House
  • The Children Home INC of Tampa
  • Metropolitan Ministries Food Program
  • Veteran’s Freedom Memorial
  • Tampa Police Department
  • Memory of Gary Saunders ( John Tucker )
  • Hospice of Hillsborough County
  • American Cancer Society
  • Tampa Bay Alzheimer’s Association
  • Shriner’s Children Hospital
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters
  • Tampa Aid’s Network
  • Theodore Roosevelt Association
  • Masonic Youth Camp
  • Boy and Girls Club of America
  • St Judes Research Center
  • Young's Memorial Cemetery Oyster Bay
  • Egmont Key Alliance
  • Roosevelt Elementary School PTA
  • Hillsborough County Crisis Center
  • Make a Wish Foundation
  • Tampa Historical Society
  • Causeway Baptist Church
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Paint Your Heart Out
  • Ybor Chamber Of Commerce
  • Ybor City Round Table Association
  • Sponsor for Lowry Zoo
  • Florida Wildlife Foundation
  • Say No to Drugs
  • March of Dimes Foundation
  • University Community Hospital
  • Brandon Humana Hospital
  • Tampa General Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital
  • All Children's Hospital
  • Tampa Center for Battered and abused Women & Children
  • Special Olympics
  • Presidential Yacht Sequora Foundation
  • USS Theodore Roosevelt Aircraft Carrier
  • C S Hurley Civil War Memorial
  • University Of Tampa
  • H B Plant Hotel and Museum & UT cannon
  • Rough Riders Historical Markers
  • VFW Key West
  • Wesley House Family Services
  • Friends Of Plant Park
  • American Heart Association
  • Koncert 4 Kids Pediatric Association
  • Memorial Park Association Jacksonville
  • Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Fund
  • Children's Justice Center
  • Junior Buccaneer Football Program
  • F A C E Florida Autism Center of Excellence
  • Support the Troops
  • McDonalds Curriculum Studies
  • VFW post 3911
  • Riverview High School FFA
  • CSD Pirate Booster Club MacDill AFB
  • National Fire Safety Council
  • Honor Flight WFC
  • Wreaths Across America
  • ALS Foundation
  • Wheelchairs for Kids
  • Gonzmart Family Foundation (Prostate Cancer)
  • Life Path Hospice LP Circle of Love
  • Jefferson HS Alumni Association
  • Remember Honor Support INC (911)
  • Foster Children Care
  • Laugh for Troops
  • Operation Helping Hand
  • Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage
  • Stay In Step Foundation
  • Donor Care Team Wounded Warrior Project
  • Southeastern Guide Dogs
  • American Legion Post 138
  • Mcdonald's Training Center
  • Crisis Center of Tampa
  • Fisher House James A Haley VA
  • The Spring
  • Rattlers Association Memorial Mc Dill AFB
  • Friends of Joshua House
  • Kids Place
  • Faces of Courage Foundation INC
  • Judeo Christian Health Clinic INC
  • Humane Society Of Tampa Bay
  • Feeding America
  • Friends of Down Syndrome
  • Bakas Horses for the Handicapped
  • Alzheimer’s Foundation
  • Mercy Chefs
  • One Blood
  • Mayor’s Heritage Christmas Gifts
  • Tampa Police FOP
  • Rotary Camp Florida
  • Tampa Baseball Museum
  • Portico Café Affiliated with Hyde Park United Methodist Church
  • Feeding Empty Little Tummies
  • Along with numerous people with health issues, clothing, school supplies and home repairs.

Please help us carry on our charitable mission by making a donation.

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Rough Rider Office - 813-248-1898 - 601 N 19th St . - Tampa, FL 33605  Email:
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