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Jack Enright fundraiser with MLL player Rob Pannell!!
The support for injured HS player Jack Enright continues to grow in metro Atlanta! Another lacrosse family has created an incredible fundraiser for Jack. Please read the email below:
Hello lacrosse community of Atlanta, By now you've probably heard of Jack Enright, the high school junior from Chapin, SC, who suffered a spinal cord injury during a high school game. Jack was transferred to the Shepherd Center, here in Atlanta for therapy and to learn to become independent in his wheelchair. We are all hopeful that Jack will walk again despite the low expectations of the doctors.
He has made some progress over the last couple of weeks. He can wiggle some toes and make a little movement with his lower leg. Jack is a great kid and has a good attitude and an awesome family. The next couple of years will be a long, challenging and expensive journey.
The lacrosse community has really come together during this tragedy, both locally and nationally, including Casey Powell, the NY Lizards, MLL commissioner, many colleges and coaches and of course, Rob Pannell. We hope you will help by buying raffle tickets or just making a donation to support Jack and his battle to walk again.
Rob Pannell, the NCAA all-time scoring leader, is offering a private lesson in Roswell, GA, to the raffle winner. Each ticket is only $10 and 100% of the proceeds to go Jack! Open the PDF for all the details and the link to the to the PayPal account.
We have had many requests for an update on South Carolina high school lacrosse player, Jack Enright, who got a spinal cord injury during a game and was brought to Shepherd Spinal in Atlanta for treatment and rehab. West Forsyth U9 Coach and Board member Patrick Britt has been in close contact with the family during their time here and has given the following update:
Jack continues to improve and can move both legs now! His Mom is very grateful for West Forsyth Youth Lacrosse's support.
Jack has PT everyday for 7 hours during the week and his Mom is in classes all day learning to take care of him.
West Forsyth Youth Lacrosse players and coaches, along with Intradiem, and multiple friends and organizations completed the ramp build on Sunday and will transport and install it in the next 2-3 weeks. We want to have it finished, by the 24th or a week, before he gets back home. If anyone would like to participate let me know. There will probably be a stay over in SC involved.
Many of their needs are financial at this point as Ann is supporting two households and running back and forth from Atlanta to Chapin. Our own WF Youth Lacrosse program has donated $1,000 through the GoFundMe page.
One of my co-worker's apartments opened up for 6 weeks and it is 5 mins from Shepherd so she has a place to stay now at no charge. That was touch and go for a few days. The timing was pretty amazing, however.
My company, Intradiem, has given close to $10,000 and then my sales team has given another $1500 in the last day or two of which Ann is using to pay her mortgage, etc. We are also working with another donor on a van or for installing hand controls in his current car, pool lift,etc.
A Chapin builder is re-configuring his bathroom and expanding doors, etc.
Support has been waning a bit so anything you can do to help is appreciated. I know Pisgah LAX was talking about a mini stick tournament to raise money. GoFundme is still open and you can click here to donate. If you have any thoughts on how we can support let me know.
This where things are at. The best thing is that Jack continues to improve and his Mom has the right priorities.