FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- Motorcycles flooded the Indian Village neighborhood of Fort Wayne Saturday afternoon.
But they didn't originally plan to make a stop in the neighborhood.
Steve Flynn, a Veterans Committee member of the local United Auto Workers 2209 in Roanoke says one of his friends suggested they take a detour on their 8th annual veterans' motorcycle ride.
"I just kind of inquired why and we found out it was because of a young boy who had brain cancer￼," said Flynn.
Kyler Drenning was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas (DIPG) at the age of four.
He's had five surgeries up to this point.
But Kyler hasn't let sickness stop him from living out his dreams earning extra money while helping other children who are sick.
Kyler's mom, Kelly Drenning, says he wanted to sell root beer floats but opted for a lemonade stand, bringing Kyler hundreds of visitors Saturday afternoon.
“There’s a lot of people here today so I’m very excited to make some lemonade and sell some cookies and brownies," said Kyler Drenning.
Kyler's stand not only brought bikers, but residents from across the community to get a sip and enjoy the treats offered. ￼
Jesse Leininger of United Motorcycle Enthusiasts says, “Everyone always comes together when it’s needed and right now it’s a situation where we need a little support.”￼
Kyler plans to donate some of his profits to the St. Jude Children's Hospital.