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Fundraiser Scheduled for Injured Amtrak Passenger Aaron Salazar

By Bob Conrad

A fundraising event has been set up to raise money for Aaron Salazar, the Portland State University student mysteriously injured while riding Amtrak in Truckee, Calif.

According to the Facebook event:

The Reno community will gather on June 9th at the University of Nevada, Reno for a fundraiser titled, “Love For Aaron”. Aaron Salazar was brutally attacked in Truckee, California, as his family believes it was because Aaron self identifies with the LGBT community. Aaron is currently at Renown Regional Medical Center and in critical condition. His family needs our help to pay for medical and lawyer costs.

There will be food and dessert sales, entertainment, children’s games, cultural dances, raffles, jump houses, face painting, and many more fun activities for the entire family.

If you’d like to donate or help out in some way, please contact Ricky Salazar at 775-313-5550.

En Español

La comunidad de Reno se reunirá el 9 de junio en la University of Nevada, Reno para la kermés, “Amor Por Aaron”. Aaron Salazar fue brutalmente atacado en Truckee, California por la villa de un tren. Su familia indica que esto le paso a Aaron por ser parte de la comunidad LGBT. Aaron esta en el hospital Renown Regional Medical Center, donde se encuentra en críticas condiciones. Su familia ocupa de nuestra ayuda para pagar gastos medicos y abogados.

Habra comida y postres en venta, entretenimiento, juegos para niños, bailes culturales, rifas, brincolines, pinturitas de cara, y mucho mas diversión para toda la familia.

Si gustan cooperar con su granito de arena, favor de comunicarse con Ricky Salazar al 775-313-5550 o con Angelina Salazar al 775-219-1227.

Follow complete coverage of this incident here.


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