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Drumming Up Support: A Fundraiser for Cheech!!!

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In the world of whiskey and rhythm, where every note is savored and every sip tells a story, there's one individual who has been the beating heart of both communities. Meet Cheech Ardolino, a dedicated drummer whose passion for percussion is only matched by his love for fine whiskey.

For years, Cheech has graced our screens as a moderator on numerous WhiskeyTube channels, sharing his expertise, passion, and infectious enthusiasm with viewers worldwide. But beyond the screen, Cheech has cultivated a community of whiskey enthusiasts through his own YouTube channel, "Whiskey Encore," where he explores the nuances of different spirits, shares tasting notes, and fosters conversations that brings people together over a shared love for whiskey.

However, life has thrown a curveball at Cheech and his family, as he recently found himself in a car accident that has left him grappling with injuries and the loom of financial strain. As a result, his ability to continue creating content, engaging with his audience, and pursuing his passion for both drumming and whiskey has been significantly impacted.

Now, more than ever, it's time to help those who help others and rally around Cheech. Let's come together as a community to show our support and appreciation for all that he's given us over the years. Your contributions to this fundraiser will not only assist with medical expenses, income support and a replacement vehicle during Cheech's recovery. Those funds will also help him and his family get back on their feet and continue sharing his love for whiskey and rhythm with the world.

Whether you've joined in with Cheech on the "Whiskey Encore," tapped your foot to the beat of his drumming, or simply appreciate his unwavering dedication to both passions, now is the time to lend a helping hand. Let's ensure that the spirits remain high and the rhythm stays strong in Cheech's life.

Join us in raising a dram and Drumming Up Support for Cheech's recovery and resurgence. Together, we can show Cheech and his family that they're not alone on this journey. Here's to whiskey, rhythm, and the unwavering strength of this community.


Luke Stephens


  • Joann Tippett
    • $150 
    • 1 mo
  • Kevin Finerty
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • caleb weintraub
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Joshua Rosema
    • $5 
    • 1 mo
  • Preston Heidt
    • $20 
    • 1 mo

Organizer and beneficiary

Luke Stephens
St. Augustine, FL
Cheech Ardolino

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