Fundraisers held to benefit Antoney Acosta

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

The non-denominational, non-profit organization ‘Hell Fighters Foot Soldiers of Ambergris Caye’ held a Bar-B-Q food sale on Saturday, November 19th to raise funds for the family of Antoney Acosta. Acosta suffered severe injuries when he was electrocuted in mid-October at a construction site north of San Pedro Town. As a result, he lost both hands in the terrible incident, and remains hospitalized in Guatemala City, Guatemala.antoney-acosta-hellfighters-fundraiser-2
The family continues to be in need of financial assistance to pay the medical bills that keep increasing day by day. According to Ismael Badillo, a member of the charitable organization, they have engaged in supporting worthy causes in the community, and this is one that needs top priority. He informed The San Pedro Sun that the food sale was a huge success. “We will continue doing food sales towards charitable causes in the community so we can continue assisting as much as we can,” said Badillo. He thanked everyone who came out to support by purchasing the food.antoney-acosta-hellfighters-fundraiser-1
Acosta’s condition is slowly improving; however he will continue needing medical attention in Guatemala.
In an attempt to further help the family with the burden of expenses, another fundraiser is scheduled for this Sunday, November 27th at the San Pedro’s Lions Den. The fundraising will comprise of another Bar- B-Q sale beginning around 11PM. Everyone is encouraged to come out and support this food sale as all proceeds will be donated towards Acosta’s recovery. Cash donations will also be accepted along with any other means of assistance for the family.


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