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‘Team Bigelow’ fundraiser set for Saturday

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SYLVANIA, OH (Toledo News Now) -

On October 3, 2010 Jeremy Bigelow's life changed forever.  He was involved in a serious car accident that resulted in a spinal cord injury and left him paralyzed from the shoulders down. Those close to Jeremy say he has kept a positive attitude, and overcome every obstacle to his recovery thus far.

Friends and family who came together to help Jeremy became known as "Team Bigelow". The group will hold a fundraiser event to help Jeremy this Saturday, February 23. The event will include a live and silent auction.

Those wishing to help who cannot make it on Saturday can bid on silent auction items in advance online. The online auction is open now, and will close at 5 p.m. on Friday.

Click here to view silent auction items and bid now.

For those who would like to donate directly, click here to be connected with HelpHOPELive

HelpHOPELive is a 501 (c)(3) that assists with fundraising for transplant patients and those with spinal cord injuries.  They administer the funds we raise to directly pay for Jeremy's therapy and other medical related expenses.  All donations are tax deductible. 

The "Team Bigelow Mardi Gras Gala" event will be held Saturday February 23 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph School, 511 Main Street in Sylvania. Tickets are $100 each. To buy tickets or for more information call 419-297-2906.

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