Marni’s Team Pick: Rock to Walk

Hey New York-area Autostraddlers: reader and friend of Autostraddle Erin is holding a benefit this Friday night to raise money for her brother and you should go! Erin’s brother Leo was injured in a fall that left him paralysed from the neck down; he’s already made miraculous progress in his recovery, but he needs special equipment that his insurance won’t cover. Help Erin raise the money Leo needs by going to Rock to Walk on Friday, May 13th, at Littlefield in Brooklyn. There will be DJs, dancing, raffle prizes, and hot ladies, and all the money goes to a great cause. Details below!

Info from Erin:

ROCK to WALK is an event to raise funds for my little brother, Leo. In March 2009, Leo suffered an accident that severely injured his spinal cord and left him paralyzed from the neck down. His doctors said he would likely never move again below the neck, and possibly never breathe again on his own. Since then, he has made incredible progress that has defied expectation. His strength, determination, and faith in his ability to get better is an inspiration every day.

Leo has reached a crucial point in his rehabilitation process and is in need of therapeutic equipment to help him continue to progress in his recovery. This equipment is not covered by insurance and we need your help in order to get it for him. All proceeds from ROCK to WALK will go to helping get Leo the equipment he needs to assist him on this journey.

The evening will include performances by 2 amazing local bands, Bellewether and Dirty Excuse, followed by 4 asskick DJs leading the dance party – DJ TRx, DJ Noa D, DJ Roze-Royze, and Ingie Pop. We will also be raffling off some cool prizes from local bars, restaurants, and businesses throughout the night. MC Action & Auction fired up by Sir Sabrina.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone that is making this event possible.

Let’s raise hell, rock out, and raise some $$$!

ROCK TO WALK – $15 cover

622  Degraw St. between 3rd & 4th Avenue

If you are unable to attend, but would still like to make a donation – please visit the following link:

All donations go directly into The Leo M Hodson Supplemental Needs Trust.

Thank you so much!

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1 Comment

  1. #1: can’t go but will donate money when my paycheck goes through. Also: HOW IS THAT NOT COVERED BY INSURANCE? wtf, really.

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