A GoFundMe campaign has been created to help the Howell family in their time of need. This was created by UNCC Housing and Resident Life (“HRL”) and has already been quite successful. If anyone from the TCR soccer family wishes to support this the link is HERE.
We have all learned about the senseless shooting at UNC Charlotte and how this action in a different city reaches home to Asheville and touches us. Riley Howell was a member of the TCR soccer family. Not only was he a wonderful young man, but he was also one with a strong moral character. Riley chose to jump on his assailant in order to protect others. And this heroic action will endear him to many who never knew him.
Please offer support to the Howell family, their relatives, and all the many friends of Riley.
One of the many news articles can be read HERE.