Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Saturday Service is coming a bit early this week: 5-year-old needing liver transplant. Please read.

Five-year-old Hayden Cullimore needs a liver transplant. Even with good insurance, his family has been told to prepare to pay up to $200,000 out of pocket. To “Help Hayden Heal,” his family has organized a some fundraising events including a 5K walk and run on July 17 and a benefit concert on July 19 at 7:00 p.m. at the Layton Amphitheatre. The concert will feature the local Utah famed trio Mercy River, nationally acclaimed Broadway tenor Dallyn Bayles (Phantom of the Opera), Jessie Clark Funk and recent organ transplant recipient and award-winning pianist Paul Cardall.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for the silent auction featuring rare collectible Utah Jazz memorabilia, including autographed shoes from Kyle Korver and Andrei Kirilenko. There will be many unique and affordable gifts from local boutiques and much more. Ticket donations start at $15.00 or $50.00 for a family of up to five. All proceeds go to helping Hayden heal.

For information about the fundraising events or to see other ways you can help please see the “Help Hayden Heal” website here or the The facebook group page here.

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