Fireman Tom, Ice Cream Man BURNED

A few weeks ago my friend Tom was involved in an industrial accident in his home shop while repairing one of his Ice Cream Trucks.  Tom suffered 1st, 2nd, and 3rd degree burns over most of his right arm. 

Tom not only has the medical bills from this horrible accident to deal with in his future, but being self-employed he is also completely unable to work and earn money for his on-going family expenses.

"Fireman Tom" as he's know is one of the most generous and giving people I've ever known.  He has not only been there to help anyone who's ever needed a hand but he has brought joy to the lives of literally thousands of children with his Ice Cream trucks.   Tom proudly served in the United States Marine Corps before returning home and opening his Ice Cream business.  Tom has been operating his Ice Cream truck on Fort Drum Military base for more years than I can count and has always had a love for helping those around him whenever the need arose.   

I cannot stress enough that if you're reading this Tom not only truly NEEDS our help but will be more appreciative than you could ever know.  Whatever you can give will honestly make a difference to Tom and his family.

I understand that sometimes monetary gifts are not feasible for everyone so if you cannot help by donating to Tom I would ask you to please pass this on to your friends, your Church, or to anyone you think would want to help.  Also please pray/ wish/ or whatever you feel appropriate for Tom's speedy recovery so he can get back out and do what he loves selling Ice Cream and taking care of his family.

Thank you for your time and consideration,

Dave Pirog (Tom's friend)
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    • $25 
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    • $10 
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    • $50 
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    • $10 
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    • $100 
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Organizer and beneficiary

David Pirog 
Bethel Corners, NY
Thomas Birchenough