[Oeva-list] Nathan Abbott Recovery Fund

patrick0101 at gmail.com patrick0101 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 10:01:07 PST 2009


Here is a video about Nathan:
http://bit.ly/7KfBxQ Regards,
Pat
With Great Power, Comes Great Current and High Voltage   =D~


On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 9:31 AM, Travis Gintz <frodus17 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you Pat for setting this up. I know his family appreciates all of the
> support.
>
> I have also taken donations via the elmoto.net website from some of the
> other members. We plan on getting him a little gift and card when people are
> able to start visiting (not allowed right now). I'm in close contact with
> his mother and she's been updating me on his status. Its looking positive,
> but he's still got a ways to go. I'll try to update as I find out more.
>
> I wish I could be there at the thursday meeting, but I have another meeting
> that conflicts..... Thanks a ton Pat for doing this.
>
> Regards,
> Travis Gintz
>
> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 10:51 PM, <patrick0101 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Nathan Abbott came to Oregon to buy a Brammo Enertia with the idea of
>> driving it all the way back home to Atlanta GA. At ~40 miles per charge, it
>> was going to be a long 25-day adventure. However, his trip was cut short
>> before he ever made it out of our state. He was hit by a 20-year-old in an
>> Audi A4. He suffered serious injuries and was in a coma for three days. He
>> recently woke up from the coma (on Nov 30th). One week later he is doing a
>> little better, his feeding tube is out, he's awake more often, and he's
>> communicating. He is out of the ICU and now in TracU. It is a small step in
>> the right direction.
>>
>> I will be collecting for his recovery fund at the December meeting, if you
>> would like to make a donation. If you will not be at the meeting, or prefer
>> to donate online, you can do so at: http://www.giveforward.org/idiot/
>>
>> The fund has a meager $5000 goal and is currently at ~$2800. Every small
>> donation helps. You can make a positive impact.
>>
>> Forgive the "idiot" portion of the URL. Nathan summed up his (then
>> pending) adventure with these 99 characters “One idiot, 3,800 miles, & an
>> electric motorcycle with a 42-mile range. What could possibly go wrong?”.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Pat
>> With Great Power, Comes Great Current and High Voltage   =D~
>>
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