Sebastian Visits Utah!

The Perez family is a special group. Augustin, the father, is a hardworking, good man. Recently, he was diagnosed with cancer. After 6 rounds of chemo, the tumor in his stomach remains. And, sadly, it is getting larger. He will be admitted to the hospital soon for more treatments. The mother Evelia is now the sole bread-winner and is fiercely dedicated to her family. Augustin and Evelia have seven children: Christian, Amy, Dayline, Isaac, Sebastian, and Gabriella. Christian is the oldest son and he has special needs.  Sebastian is 9-years old and was born prematurely at 28 weeks. At birth, he only weighed 2 pounds. He spent his first 5 months in NICU and the doctor said he was not going to survive his first year, and if he did his life was going to be very miserable. He was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic condition that makes his bones brittle. Seb has already endured 70 broken bones, and 17 surgeries to place rods in his legs for support. 

Despite his challenges, Sebastian is a warrior in life. Facing obstacles that would make most of us give up, he greets every day with the utmost optimism. I beg you to look at his Instagram [email redacted]h.io - you'll see a brave young man that loves life and has no fear. The most touching photo is of Sebastian at the Shriner's Hospital bringing gifts for the sick children. It may be the most humbling picture I have ever seen. Here is a kid that has spent countless days in that very hospital, and he has the heart and character to try and improve the lives of those who are going through what he has endured. 

Sebastian is passionate about cars, especially exotic cars. So, we want to bring Sebastian, Evelia, Isaac, and Gabby to SLC for the ultimate exotic car adventure. We have planned with Evelia for her to bring the kids to Salt Lake City October 5-8, 2018. We will provide lodging and meals for the family, take them to see our local attractions, head to the Park City outlet shops for some much-needed clothes shopping, experience driving in exotic cars, and more. But most exciting of all is the time we have planned for the family at Utah Motorsports Campus. NASA has a race event at UMC October 5 - 7, 2018. We have arranged for Sebastian to experience this race event as a VIP. This will be the trip of a lifetime for this young man.

We hope you find it in your heart to help us make this dream come true. Any and all donations will help - no matter how small. And if possible, come and meet this impressive young man at UMC and see why he's made such an impression on all of us. You'll be impressed!  Thank you for considering helping the Perez family.
  • Andrew Lee 
    • $20 
    • 36 mos
  • Cam Hughes 
    • $100 
    • 36 mos
  • James Condon 
    • $500 
    • 36 mos
  • Jay Steffey 
    • $50 
    • 36 mos
  • JJ Chen 
    • $100 
    • 36 mos
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Supercar Mafia 
Organizer
Salt Lake City, UT
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