Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Many of you know Tony and Olivia Young. For those who don't, Tony is a sound master who has done much volunteer work over the years for The Point Theatre, Guadalupe Stage Quartet and the ITM Thespians. In addition he devotes an incredible amount of his time to teaching music to kids at the Hill Country Youth Ranch. His lovely wife Olivia teaches at the Ranch's Cailloux Charter School where she is beloved for her huge, caring heart and her ability to calm and work with the most difficult children. In the past year, Olivia has broken her legs and ankles three times through a ridiculous series of accidents, the last time so badly that she has required several surgeries. The impact on them financially has been catastrophic. In addition to the huge medical bills, because it denies her mobility Olivia has been unable to work for long periods at a time and the loss of her paycheck during those times has been overwhelming. So, a few of us have put together a benefit in order to help ease their burden. We're throwing a musical event at Roddy Tree Ranch next Thursday, December 16th, at 5:30pm. We're asking for a modest $10 donation to get in, and there will be food available for purchase, as well as beer and wine, and we've arranged for some of Tony's musician buddies to provide an evening of music, and there will be a silent auction too. We know that Christmas time is a hard time to ask people to make contributions, but even if you can't attend, maybe you have a nice item you could donate to a silent auction to help benefit them. Or if you're a musician/singer maybe you'd like to join in the music-making. We'd love to have you come, but understand if you can't. If anyone would like to help out, please contact me for more info.

4 Comments:

At 5:48 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know them well and live in Virginia but is there a place we can send donations?

 
At 8:35 AM, Blogger tony gallucci said...

Yes you can send them directly to her at Olivia Young, PO Box 1142, Ingram, Texas 78025

 
At 7:45 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you Tony, with all my heart. You are a true angel on earth.Love you very much.

 
At 7:50 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you Tony. You are a true angel on earth. We love you very much.

 

Post a Comment

<< Home