This fundraiser is being held to help Tom raise money he needs to help pay his mounting medical bills. He has been on kidney dialysis over 3 years and needs a transplant. Tom is 54 years old, has a daughter, Ashley age 27, and a son, Michael age 24. He is the grandfather to Matisyn, age 3 and Jakobe, 7 weeks old. A lifelong Fulton resident, he graduated from G. Ray Bodley High School and attended SUNY Oswego. Tom has been a member of the Teamster’s Union for over 21 years. He has been a member of the Fulton First United Methodist Church for 28 years. The Awareness/Fundraiser Day will be on Saturday, May 15 from 1 pm til ?. It will be held at the Fulton First United Methodist Church, 1408 St. Rt. 176, (across from the Jr. High). There will be band(s), food, door prizes, and silent auctions. The tickets will be sold at the door and will include hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, desert, and drink. Tickets prices will be: $10/Adult, $9/Senior, $5/Child age 6-12, and free for children 5 and under. Nurses will be on hand to check individuals’ blood pressure. Organ donation program representatives will be able to answer questions and hand out organ donor registry forms. If you would like to donate items, gift certificates, or for further information, please send an email to [email protected] or call 315-806-2320. For more information regarding kidney disease and to view Tom’s personal photos, please visit kidney4tom.webs.com.