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Local Fundraisers Announced

Two great fundraising events have been scheduled so please save the dates. First will be a golf tournament and dinner at Gilroy Golf Course on Friday September 9th. Tee off will be at 2:00pm and dinner will follow. For a flyer with all the details please click here.

The second event will be a dinner and auction on Saturday evening October 8th at the IFDES Portuguese Hall. More information will be posted here as soon as it’s available.

Please don’t forget to mark your calendars!

Overwhelming Support

Well it’s only been one short week since I put this site online and already the outpouring of support has been incredible. I am truly humbled by the many kind words, the good thoughts and prayers, and the financial donations. I’ve received contributions from people close to me, and from people I don’t even know. I’m having trouble finding the right words to express my deepest gratitude. All I can say is “Thank You”! You are making a difference.

To date $7,309.87 has been raised. Amazing. That puts us well on the way toward the $18,750 that we need by August 14th when I leave for my first trip to Houston. We’re shooting for our overall goal of $75,000, but only need a quarter of that for each of four trips between August and about February.

Plans are in the works for some local fundraisers. Many thanks to the wonderful people who are working on those. I will be posting more on that here as information becomes available.