UPDATE: Help Bring Meghan Home

Leftover auction items still available

There are still some items left from the Help Bring Meghan Home auction a week ago – two round-trip tickets anywhere in the world WestJet flies and jersey patches autographed by Sidney Crosby and Alex Oveckin. You have until August 7 to click here to make your bid. Auction organizer James Carson will have a final tally next week, but expects to have raised more than $20,000 help Meghan – a quadraplegic – and her family as she transitions from a rehab centre in Toronto back to the family home at Wasaga Beach. More on her story below.

July 18

Big event this weekend at Wasaga Beach – an auction to help a local woman who became quadraplegic after an accidental fall. Meghan Vandeputte has been in rehab in Toronto but will be returning to her family’s home in September. Mom and dad (Susan and Frank) have been renovating their home; neighbour James Carson has been organizing the auction…

Carson says Meghan has been making remarkable progress…

Auction items include autographed sports jerseys, golf passes, a package signed by The Tragically Hip and a bat autographed by Blue Jay Josh Donaldson. The auction is this Saturday at the Wasaga Rec Plex from 2pm until 4pm. Registration begins at 1pm.

Click here for more on the online auction

Click here to go to the Help Bring Meghan Home Facebook page

Listen below for more with James Carson…