"Rock Out For Jack" Fundraiser

Dear friends, I hope this message finds you safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. We are planning, organizing, and hosting a “Rock Out 4 Jack” fundraising event for our son and brother, Jack. And we would love to share our storied journey with you. Jack was born with several severe disabilities and life-limiting conditions. He requires around-the-clock nursing care. His mom hasn't been able to work since Jack was born, as she is Jack's primary nurse. And his dad is battling guarded, high-risk cancer. The family is without private insurance; the costs of little Jack’s life sustaining medical supplies alone (tracheostomy & enteral feeding) are astronomical. Jack is a young Stittsville boy who was born with CHARGE Syndrome; a rare and life-limiting disorder that arises during early fetal development & affects multiple organ systems. Jack is Tracheostomy dependent, has a feeding tube insertion and is deaf-with vision impairment. He has had 20 surgeries to date (#21 coming soon). Jack has had numerous admissions to CHEO totaling over 2 years, and he also requires 24-hour nursing care. Jack was subsequently diagnosed with severe autism and continues to battle epilepsy…at one point over 100 visible seizures daily were common. Our fundraising endeavour, ROCK OUT 4 JACK Party & Silent Auction/Guitar Raffle Finale, will take place on Saturday September 26th, 2020, at Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club on Elgin Street here in Ottawa. https://www.facebook.com/events/550961889082499/ Jack’s Silent Auction is hosted by his “Rock Out 4 Jack” page. All donors will be gratefully acknowledged on this public event, and a link to social channels and website and website will also be incorporated. https://www.facebook.com/rockoutforjack/ (We would be honoured if you were to follow Jack’s journey with us, by liking his page.) We would be ever so thankful if you were able to kindly support our family, with a gift-in-kind donation for our silent auctions. You are our hope, by rallying around Jack and his quality of life. We are grateful to every thoughtful donor that chooses to contribute to his baby steps and mini miracles. We would be very appreciative if you are able to kindly share Jack’s journey with your family, friends, colleagues, and clients, alongside social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Twitter. You can learn more about Jack’s journey on our newly launched website: www.rockout4jack.org We also have a GoFundMe link available: www.gofundme.com/jackbrown We would love to have you join us for an evening of memories and laughter during our fundraising event at Yuk Yuk’s on Saturday September 26th. Please click the link below and purchase tickets ($20/each) for the 7pm show and/or the 945pm show. We hope to see you there. https://www.yukyuks.com/?action=club.specialshows&venueID=517 You could also kindly support Jack by purchasing tickets for our fabulous guitar raffle; four high-end electric guitars are available to be won. Please check out our poster attached. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please reach out to me at your convenience. I will be more than happy to answer. With love – Greg Brown, Susan, Elizabeth & Jack 419 Montserrat Street Stittsville ON K2S 0L6 613-808-2169 [email redacted] [email redacted]

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 5 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 11 hrs
  • SYLVIE BERUBE 
    • $30 
    • 17 hrs
  • Pegi Jenkins 
    • $25 
    • 9 d
  • Laurie Jenkins 
    • $40 
    • 9 d
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Fundraising team (2)

Greg Brown 
Organizer
Raised $1,310 from 18 donations
Ottawa, ON
Mark Da Silva 
Team member
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