Event raises thousands for injured boy

A fundraiser for a Red Deer boy who suffered serious injuries while skiing was a success on Saturday.

A fundraiser for a Red Deer boy who suffered serious injuries while skiing was a success on Saturday.

The event raised $5,325 to help Jordan Fraser and his family meet his medical needs.

Fraser, 11, suffered numerous injuries after taking a fast tumble in the terrain park at Red Deer area’s Canyon Ski and Recreation Area on Feb. 4.

Money raised will go towards future costs in Fraser’s recovery, including transportation costs to Calgary as he undergoes more surgeries, as well as a special wheelchair and upgrades to the family home.

Jordan is expected to be in a wheelchair for six to eight months.