Tuesday, May 3, 2011

a child critically injured. please help.

Dear Friends,

A child in our community was critically injured when he was struck by a car. Please read his story:

On Wednesday April 27th, 8 year old Blake from Bonsall was out in the neighborhood with his parents and 3 brothers, 2, 3 ½ and 5. His 5 yr old brother Mason was chasing him on his scooter when Blake lost control down a hill. He was hit by an oncoming car and dragged 20 feet. His brother and parents witnessed the horror.
His father Richard dragged him out from underneath the car and held him until the paramedics came. Richard and Tiffany watched in agony while the paramedics tried to stabilize him. He was airlifted to Rady’s Children’s Hospital shortly after.
Blake is currently out of surgery from the broken femur and elbow, but in critical condition., semi-coma and a small hole in his brain to decrease the swelling. He has facial fractures and a punctured lung. Doctors are cautiously optimistic about brain damage. Only time will tell the extent of his brain injury.
The Cornish Family needs your prayers and financial assistance to get through the coming months and pay Blakes overwhelming medical bills. Please consider a donation of any amount, large or small, or gift cards for groceries, gas to get back and forth to San Diego, diapers for Brady whose only 2. One last request, please email this message to as many people as you know. Together, we can make something happen for Blake.
An account has been set up at Pacific Western Bank in Bonsall for Blake Cornish. You can also mail your donation or get well card to:
PO BOX 337, BONSALL, CA 92003

Please, please, please help this family. Skip your Starbucks this week and send something. Even $5 will help them. Also, please pray for him daily. I'll keep you updated.

Much love,


april@gingerbread girl said...

Praying now and thinking how I help....I will email you soon.


Jessica Johnson said...

so sad, katie! so hard. praying definitely.

Gloria said...

I will pray for Brady and also put out a prayer request to mine and other ministries for him and his family. Be strong and have faith!
God bless,

missmehoneybee said...

Oh my goodness. Praying for that boy and his family. Check in the mail!

Charla Liedahl said...

Oh my heavens, what a horrific tragedy. I will certainly be praying for them.

On a lighter note, I love your new header. Very cute!

Jennifer said...

Praying for this family in their tragedy. So sad.

Genn said...

Oh how awful. I can not ever imagine such a thing. My heart goes out to them. I will keep them in my prayers.

Alyss said...

Praying hard with tears in my eyes! That poor family. I can't imagine going through that. I'm passing the word on Twitter.

Janna said...

Praying for Blake and family and spreading the word.

Jami said...

Oh, this is heartbreaking. We'll be praying!

hannah singer said...

terrifying circumstances for this family! wow! praying they feel the strength and comfort of jesus, may he hold them all close to himself.

Courtney said...

Oh no Kate! What an awful story! I was wondering if I could post your post on my blog....I figured it would be good to get the word out to as many people as possible?

katie said...

Anyone can post this on their FB or blog. That would be so great. Thank you Courtney. This family needs lots of prayers and assistance. I can't imagine.

the lowes said...

praying praying praying!!!!

katie said...

Thank you everyone for your love, concern, and prayers for this little boy, Blake. I will continue to update as I receive information.
Much love,

Rachael said...

poor sweet boy. I am just now reading this. I am going to pray for him and his parents.

Anonymous said...

thank you for sharing this story. im adding this to the prayer post tomorrow.
my love and prayers,