Abi Wilkinson is in a Brisbane hospital with her family by her side after surviving a crash in Brisbane.
Abi Wilkinson is in a Brisbane hospital with her family by her side after surviving a crash in Brisbane. Contributed

Community continues its generosity for crash family

AS the days pass, the generosity of strangers continues to provide hope and strength to Gladstone's Wilkinson family after a car crash earlier this month.

Four members of the young family are overcoming injuries in Brisbane Mater Hospital following a head-on Collison on April 4 in Brisbane.

Three-year-old Abi suffered a broken neck in the incident. Doctors have confirmed she is a quadraplegic and will never breathe on her own again.

The Gladstone family has been inundated with financial and emotional support from the community. 

"We are so humbled by each and every contribution," said grandmother Kylie Bulley last week.

In just eight days, $14,020 has been raised.

Several local businesses and organisations such as Dan Murphy's, The Capricornian, PCYC Gladstone Roller Derby and Sea FM are jumping onboard in recruiting funds.

The objective is to raise $30,000 for the family for ongoing medical costs, travel and relocation.

Sea FM breakfast announcers Banksy and Todd lent a helping hand by holding a fundraiser this morning at Kershaw Gardens in Rockhampton.

On Tuesday they raised $3300 in an hour on air.

The Observer is interested in running stories on community groups and businesses rasing funds for the Wilkinson family. Call 4970 3022 or email sherele.moody@gladstoneobserver.com.au. 



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