Friends, I have just learned that Heath Kirk, our deserving soldier, has been injured in Afghanistan. Heath’s convoy was hit and Heath has been rushed into surgery. Both his legs are seriously injured and he is at risk of losing one to amputation. Now more than ever we must find ways to support these men and women who are so willing to risk themselves and sacrifice so much. Thank you to each and every one of you for reading and participating in any way! We are truly blessed!
I will update you as soon as I learn more and hopefully we will be able to mobilize lots of goodies to reach Heath while he is in his recovery.
UPDATE 9/25 Heath is out of surgery. He lost his right leg above the knee and the left is seriously injured but it is there! Please keep Heath and his family in your thoughts and prayers. I’m hoping to get his address where he will be in recovery and we will mobilize our group to ship to him there. For those who read this and would like to send a get well card to Heath, please let me know in the comments and I’ll be sure to send you his address off line.
UPDATED 9/27 Heath has been moved to Germany and soon will be stateside at Walter Reed Hospital. I’m planning that we will bake and send our goodies there. There is a news clip about Heath with comments from his mother at this link to the article on Fox 8 in Ohio.
UPDATED 9/30 Heath is in the US of A!! His dad is on his way to see him in Texas where there is a great burn unit at the military hospital. I hope to speak to the hospital tomorrow and find out shipping information.