Up for Smoke

For anyone who goes to Burning Man, you know this mans work.  When you are stumbling home, his works guides you home.  His is the light that never stops shining at Burning Man until the Man burns.  This is Smoke Daddy, the Man’s tailor, the neon artist who dresses the Man year after year.  We have all basked to the glow if his work and been changed by it.   He has dressed the Man for more than 20 years.  He needs your help.

For all who know Smoke Daddy, Nick Radell, he’s one of those people.  You'll never forget him, there’s always a story to tell.  Nick needs your help.  He has suffered an accident that puts his career at risk, carpenters need all ten.  He just removed two fingers in a work related accident.  Like so many artists, he has no medical insurance and this will make his work life incredibly difficult.  I have no idea how expensive his medical treatment will be.  He’s still doped up.  But he will need your help, now and in the future.  This will be an ongoing campaign and I will adjust the goal when more is known.  

He’d never do this on his own.  He’d just try to forge ahead.  But this is too big an obstacle to face alone.  Besides, he really is a “respected community elder”.

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  • Julie Penner 
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    • $100 
    • 16 d
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Organizer

Tom Handley 
Organizer
Chicago, IL
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