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IB Community Rallying Around Lord Family whose Son, Sam, is in Coma after Car Accident in Mexico while coming Home from Surf Contest

Sep 09, 2016 09:55PM ● By Paul Spear
The Imperial Beach Community is Rallying Around the Lord Family whose Son, Sam, has been in a Coma for Three Weeks after being in a Car Accident in Mexico while coming Home from Surf Contest. 

Sam Lord is in Radys Children's Hospital in San Diego after getting a Medivac Ride there from Mexico. The Lord Family is getting lots of support from the Imperial Beach Community.

Fundraisers have been planned by the Imperial Beach South Bay Kiwanis and the Imperial Beach Swim Team with many local businesses pitching in presents to be raffled off.

Plus a Go Fund Me site:

Here is information from the IB Swim Team Facebook's Page:
Sam Lord, was recently in a car accident while surfing in Mexico. To help cover medical costs IBST has decided to hold a fundraiser dinner at Boll Weevil from 5-8:30 pm on September 29. All you need to do is bring your family and grab dinner!! 25% of total profit from that night will be donated to the Lord family!! IBST will also be holding a raffle during the night with prizes from Surf Hut, Coronado Brewing Company, Pizza Luigi's, Barrels, Bibbies and many other amazing local companies!

Here is a link to their Facebook Page where they can RSVP for the Fundraiser:

The Imperial Beach South Bay Kiwanis are also holding a Fundraiser at the Installation Lunch for their new President, Valerie Acevez on Tuesday September 20th at 12pm noon at the Imperial Beach Boys & Girls Club. The public is Invited. 

Here is the information for the Kiwanis Event:
Please join our IB Kiwanis Club for Installation Lunch & Fundraiser for Sam Lord & Family! RSVP to Valerie Acevez by September 16, 2016 @

Huge Thank You to Pier South Resort for donating a one night gift certificate for raffle & fundraiser for this family! Bring your $$$

For Mail In Donations:

Make Checks Payable to Lord Family and you can mail to 923 Seacoast Dr. IB CA 91932
Attention: IB Kiwanis Fundraiser/Sam Lord
Thank You!

IB Boys & Girls Club
847 Encina Ave 
Imperial Beach, CA 91932

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