Supporting Our Injured Friend & Colleague

Our friend and IATSE Local 52 Brother DeLany McFate was cycling to work for our first day of filming at Silvercup Studios when he was badly injured by a truck. 

Although he was in the bike lane, the truck made a sudden turn in front of him, and he was caught underneath the truck. 

He has sustained serious injuries to his right arm and has been in the hospital since the accident. He has already undergone 2 surgical procedures, and is expected to have at least one more in the near future.  At the moment, he is predicted to be out of work for around 2 months. 

Under normal circumstances, an injury like this would be difficult to deal with. But it's even worse because our industry has been shut down for the past six months, and is only now just slowly beginning to restart. Most entertainment workers like DeLany have been surviving on Unemployment benefits, and he had been scheduled to start a full-time job when the accident happened. 

If you can, please contribute to help DeLany cover some of his expenses while he is recovering. Some  of the expenses that your contributions will help cover are: rent, utilities, food, and car rides to the doctor and PT sessions. 

Anything will help and everything is greatly appreciated.



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  • Steven Edick 
    • $50 
    • 5 d
  • Joel Custer 
    • $25 
    • 5 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $250 
    • 6 d
  • Robert Sciretta 
    • $50 
    • 6 d
  • David Skutch 
    • $100 
    • 7 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Reba Frankel 
Ridgewood, NY
DeLany McFate 
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