The Summers Brothers

Jared, Wesley, and Branson Summers went to Gatlinburg, Tennessee with their parents to celebrate Thanksgiving when the tragic wild fires struck that have devastated the Great Smoky Mountains.  Being forced to evacuate, the family left together, but as the exit became blocked, the family was forced to flee on foot and were split up -- with the parents going one way and the brothers another.  All three boys sustained severe burns and were airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center where they are currently being treated.  As of now all three are in serious but stable condition and one remains unconscious. 

The future is uncertain for the brothers right now.  A quick search of social media and you can tell by the outpouring of love and concern how much these brothers are beloved in the Nashville  and Memphis communities and beyond.

All three will be out of work for the foreseeable future and will obviously be facing a mountain of medical bills.  This GoFundMe page has been set up to assist with not only their current medical care but also any unforeseen bills.  Please donate what you can, every amount helps!

Per the request of the GoFundMe management team I am adding the following information:

1.  My name is Matt Bolus and I am a chef in Nashville, Tennessee.  
2.  I know all three brothers well having personally employed and worked with two of them.
3.  100% of the funds will be given to the brothers and spent at their discretion for medical bills, living expenses, and any expense related to the event.
4.  The campaign has been set up so all three brothers are the beneficiaries of all funds collected and have direct access to them.  I have no access in any to these funds.
  • Terry Wells 
    • $250 
    • 69 mos
  • Eslam Moiar 
    • $5 
    • 70 mos
  • Laurin Maddux 
    • $20 
    • 70 mos
  • Allison Parker 
    • $75 
    • 70 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 70 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Matt Bolus 
Nashville, TN
Jared Summers 

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