Helping Benjamin Get a Van

by | Apr 4, 2015


Benjamin McDermott of Warwick has this way of winning people over. All of 8 years old, Benjamin is funny, positive and welcoming, despite living with type 2 spinal muscular atrophy.

EGHS sophomore Kate DePetro made a video to help Benjamin and his family raise money for a van to better help him get around. You can find it here:

And EG’s Robin Homonoff (Reading with Robin) has become “Auntie Robin” to the McDermott family. She has organized a Summer Reading with Robin fundraiser, featuring several authors. Buy a ticket here.

You can donate directly to Benjamin’s van fund here:

Summer Reading with Robin

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