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About The Event ~

In April 2007, Mario Salgado was diagnosed with renal 5 kidney failure and put on twelve hours of dialysis per week to sustain his life. Five years later and Mario just received on March 10, 2012, a kidney transplant at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, WA. Mario is 37 years old, married, and father of 16 yr. old Marques, 9 yr. old Mackenzie & 10 month old Manny. Until his recent transplant little over a month ago he worked as a full time time breakfast cook at Wenatchee Rooftop. Mario presently has $6,000.00 in his transplant fund at HelpHOPELive. He needs to have a minimum of $10,000.00 in this account to cover all of his after care expenses such as medications, doctor's visits, travel from Wenatchee to Seattle & etc.

In order to help the Salgado family meet Mario's medical expenses, we are having a fundraiser on July 4th. of this year.

Wenatchee's Annual Firework Show on River at Walla Walla Point Park will be providing a great show from our property. We will be providing Live Flameworking Demos, Bands from all over the Pacific Northwest will provided the entertainment, while you enjoy the craft & food booths & Fireworks by River. 

Sound will be provided By Snatchee Records. 

Freedom RV Rentals will be providing a RV for Salgado Family & Friends. There kind donation will give Mario a safe place to relax and still enjoy the show Hosted in his Honor.

Aaron's & Quality Rentals will be providing our VIP Accommodations.

This fundraiser will include a Raffle

with a lot of great prizes provided by local business' such as Prospector Pies & Sarge's Smokeshack BBQ, In the Dog House Grooming, Tranquility Day Spa, Top Hat Limo, Applebee's, Icicle Brewery, Obertal Inn in Leavenworth, WA

to name a few... 

All monies collected for Raffle tickets or donations will go through HelpHOPELive which is our sponsoring 501 non-profit.

For the Art Glass Contest ~ donate a finished art Glass Item, & Your Art will be judged by Justin Wilson of Piece Of Mind & Peoples Choice. We have Sponsors such as, UST Glass, CBS Dichro, Northstar Glassworks, T.A.G, Trev's Glass, Piece Of Mind & many more to offer awesome prizes to the winners.

Please, Let us Know if you would like to donate your art and have all proceeds go to Mario Salgado's Fund HelpHOPELive. 

For more 501 information, please contact HelpHOPELive at (800) 642-8399. Information relating to the financial affairs of HelpHOPELive is available from the Secretary of State, and the toll free number for

Washington Residents is (800) 332-4483.

  Calling All Artist! We Need Art! Enter Today to Win Great Prizes!!!

If you would like to get a vending spot, play music, enter the Glass Contest or volunteer or donate to the transplant fund Please Call (541) 301-7344 or e-mail us at