Malcolm J Recovery Fund

If you have been in the Short North any time in the past couple of decades, you have seen Malcolm J. His wonderful artwork and friendly personality are part of the fabric of the neighborhood.

Although he has had many challenges throughout his life, Malcolm has maintained his creative spark and his kind and gentle demeanor makes  him a friend to many of us who call the neighborhood home.   

On Thursday, March 1, Malcolm was attacked in a neighborhood bar by a man wielding a beer bottle.  He is currently in the OSU Medical Center where we are told he is in danger of losing his eye.  

Although details are still sketchy, I wanted to get this fundraiser up and running as quickly as possible.  Because of his limited resources, Malcolm will surely need financial assistance to bounce back from this episode.  In addition to all of the other lousy aspects of this situation, Malcolm is going to miss out on one of the biggest Gallery Hop nights of the year (The Arnold) and this will surely mean a great financial loss. 

I will continue to pursue this matter and will post updates here as I know more about Malcolm's condition.  Meanwhile, I would like to get a little nest egg together for him so we can make his recovery as comfortable as possible.   

Malcolm's attacker got away and police are looking for him now, his picture and other info can be found here: 

https://www.facebook.com/theshortnorthblockwatch/posts/1201543483281643

Thanks!

Laura Cotton

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  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 22 mos
  • David Motta  
    • $25 
    • 22 mos
  • Laura Bidwa and Rory Krupp 
    • $100 
    • 23 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 23 mos
  • Sheree Green 
    • $10 
    • 23 mos
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Organizer

Laura Cotton 
Organizer
Columbus, OH
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