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Skipolini's Fundraiser for Baby Jaxon Who Suffered Near Drowning In May In East Bay

Credit: Prayers for Jaxon on Facebook.
Credit: Prayers for Jaxon on Facebook.
A pizza-dinner fundraiser is planned this Thursday -- June 5 -- at Skipolini's in downtown Concord for baby Jaxon, the infant who nearly drowned in a backyard pool in Concord on May 11.

Little Jaxon is still hospitalized and is going through physical therapy and recovery at Children's Hospital, according to his family. (Updates here on Facebook.)

But the little guy has smiled a few times and used a pacifier while sleeping, which, to medical professionals, means he is regaining and re-learning his sucking reflex.  

The pizza fundraiser runs from 5 p.m. to closing and includes pizzas to go. All proceeds will benefit Jaxon and his recovery expenses.

Skipolini's Pizza is located at 2001 Salvio St. in Concord. Telephone: (925) 680-6888.

"Jaxon has a long road to recovery ahead of him," his family writes on his Facebook page Prayers for Jaxon.

"We can't stop, we won't stop until he is 100 percent recovered! Your love and prayers are keep this family strong. Please keep them coming."

[Previous: Infant In Stable Condition After Near-Drowning In Residential Pool.]

To make a donation to help offset the family's medical expenses, do so via PayPal. Simply enter TeamJaxon@comcast.net and follow the prompts.

If you can not use PayPal and would still like to donate, you may mail a check or walk in to Western Healthcare FCU, 5442 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 90, Concord, CA 94521-3828. Account # 9921010.

Jaxon's family writes: "Your love, prayers and support are being heard! Please keep it coming. We appreciate everyone of you! Thank you for everything you are doing for us. We love you all!" 

"Please everyone know just how grateful we are for everything everyone has done for our family," they said. "He continues to show signs of progress, but we do have a long way to go. Keep praying for our Baby Hercules, Miracle, Angel on Earth! God hears all of you."

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