SVG Fund Update: Sam McInnis Fund Set Up; Red Rock Steps Up
The Sports Broadcasting Fund continues to assist those in need, and the latest is Sam McInnis, a freelance television technician who fell while climbing in the mountains near Palm Springs last week. In addition, the Red Rock Resort and Casino graciously donated a weekend stay for a silent auction held during the SVG Chairman’s Forum. Funds from that auction have been donated to the Fund, and we hope to have more items up for bid in the coming months.
As for Sam, he was on break from his gig working for NEP on the Coachella festival and suffered major injuries throughout his body. The good news is, all signs point to a complete recovery. However, he will need months of rehab/treatment before he can go back to work. That is why the Sports Broadcasting Fund has established a dedicated fund for family, friends, and industry associates to donate to and help Sam pay for treatments related to his recovery.
To make a donation to the Sports Broadcasting Fund, please make out checks to SVG Sports Broadcasting Fund and mail to:
SVG Sports Broadcasting Fund
℅ Bryant Bank, Attn: Heike Harris
1550 McFarland Boulevard N
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
Please note in the check memo line “Sam McInnis Fund.”
If you have a PayPal account, you can use PayPal at sportsbroadcastingfund.org/donate/. Click “Donate to the General Fund” and look for the PayPal login box. Follow the instructions. When you confirm final payment, click on the “add special instructions to the seller” box. Be sure to write “Sam McInnis Fund” in the special-instructions box to earmark the money for him.