Most of Avery's updates and entries are written by her mother, Marissa.

July 10, 2006 August 05, 2006
Avery's catheter is NOT working AGAIN.  She had her 7th surgery tonight.  She has to stay over night again.
July 8, 2006 - Avery's Successful Benefit August 05, 2006

Thank you for coming out to Avery's Benefit.  We had an amazing turn out.  We are very blessed to have so many supporters for our baby.  We estimated that we would sell 350 plates and as you know we ran out of food several times and ended up selling approximately 750 plates. 

I will add pictures soon, we have been so busy but I promise to post them soon.  Also, check out the Golf Tournment page to find out the success from that benefit given by Tim and Stephanie Luna.

We are still getting in more donations little by little but as many of you want to know here is an estimate for how much money was raised at Avery's Benefit and Auction....

With online donations, live auction, silent auction, t-shirt sells, bracelets, bbq plates, bake sale, childrens butterfly table, jail house, banner signatures, large corporate donations and more we raised over $26,000.

Thank you !  Thank you !  Thank you !


July 7, 2006 - Avery's home August 05, 2006
Avery's home and doing well from her surgery!  Thanks for the prayers.
July 5, 2006 - 6th Surgery August 05, 2006
I just found out Avery has to go into surgery today in 5 hours.  This will be the 6th surgery in 2 weeks.  The hemo catheter line is not working again.
If you bring anything over please go to my neighbors house and drop it off.  If you are facing our house, she lives to the left of me (on the other side of the grassy area).  Her name is Roxanne and she is expecting drop offs.  My dad and/or Rema will come to Roxanne's and pick everything up.  After you have dropped off your items, call me so I can let my Dad know.
Avery is expected to stay in the hospital for a couple of days.  I will be with her tonight until Raul gets there in the morning (if his company allows him to take a vacation day).  As you can imagine, I'm very stressed out with her surgery and the benefit this weekend.  Yes we are still having the benenfit on Saturday.  Avery has a lot of wonderful family and friends who will do anything to make sure this benefit is a success.
Please plan on being at my house tomorrow night at 7:00 pm to help with the Auction baskets.  If anything changes, myself or Rema or Jennifer will call and let you know where to meet.
Please keep us in your prayers.  Love yall!
July 3, 2006 - Our superstar August 05, 2006
Avery's story will air on Channel 11 this evening at 5:00 p.m.