Stephen Walsh

Fire photographer Stephen Walsh, (affectionately known as "the flannel photographer" for showing up to a late night fire in his pajamas), urgently needs our support. Son of Brookline Firefighter Joseph Walsh, (now deceased), Steve is an award winning fire photographer, featured in the Boston Globe, The Herald, Fire News, and 1st Responder Newspaper.

Steve has had an extremely difficult medical journey in the past several years, coping with Spina Bifida, paralysis, a coma, and wheelchair confinement. Recently, the bones of his legs have become infected, and the doctors will have to amputate September 12. Steve’s medical costs will be staggering. His prosthetic legs will cost $250,000 over the next two years, including out of pocket costs for therapy not covered by insurance.

Your donation will mean so much to Steve and his family at this extremely traumatic time in his life. This GoFundMe account will be directly linked to Steve’s bank account and all monies will go directly to him.

For those of you who have concerns about donating online, checks can be mailed to Jessica Locke, 505 Waltham Street Suite 2, West Newton, MA 02465. Please make the check out to Stephen Walsh. If 2,500 of us donate $100 each, we will make this goal! Thank you for whatever amount you can give, large or small.

Jessica Locke, Executive Director
Jessica Locke Firefighters Fund
505 Waltham Street Suite 2
West Newton, MA 02465
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Jessica Locke 
Watertown, MA
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