Garrett Blackner Fund

This page has been created to help raise money for Garrett Blackner and his little family. Garrett Blackner and Jennifer Chavez and their 8 month old daughter Zoey moved to Houston, Texas recently away from all their family and friends so he could take a job with Global Salvage & Diving. In an effort to stay in great shape Garrett set out to ride his bike to and from work. On his way home last month on a Monday evening Garrett was hit by a car. The force was so great he flew onto the windshield broke it and then flew off the car. The driver left the scene of the accident. Luckily, an off duty policeman saw the entire accident and was there with Garrett when he came to. They have since arrested the driver and action is being taken against him.

Garrett had horrible injuries including an illiac fracture( lower spine) slight fractures in his hip, severe road rash on his lower back and legs, and the impact of hitting the windshield severed his butt cheek nearly off. Garrett has had multiple surgeries to dig the glass out of the wound, prevent infections, and will eventually need a special team of plastic surgeons to help heal. Garrett has always been an active hard worker and this is a tough situation. They have that adorable new daughter and Jennifer has been taking care of everything all on her own without anyone in town who knows them. The driver had no insurance and Garrett was one month away from being insured through his job.

I can't begin to imagine how difficult mentally and financially this situation is for them. Many times in the middle of the night I will be on line and see stories like this and want to help. I know I am not alone and I'm asking you to help ease their burden.

Garrett was just released from the hospital but the surgeries and healing will continue for awhile. Join me in showing Garrett, Jennifer, and Zoey that we care and contribute whatever you feel you can. Thank you for your time.
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Cari Ham 
Westfield, TX
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