Pfc. Brett Bondurant
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – Folks in Lawrenceburg and Greendale are taking up for a soldier who was injured in Afghanistan.
Army Pfc. Brett Bondurant and other members of his unit were injured win an IED explosion while on patrol in Afghanistan on September 28.
Family members have said Bondurant, 20, is in good spirits as he recovers from his injuries at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Eagle 99.3 has been telling you of all the efforts being made locally to support Bondurant and his family. Family friends, former classmates from Lawrenceburg High School, and even complete strangers have stepped up to raise money or just show pride in the local hero.
A second donation account for Bondurant’s family has been established at United Community Bank. Donations can be made at any of the bank’s nine locations in southeast Indiana.
The bank will also give out free yellow ribbons to visitors starting Monday, October 10.
The “Brett Bondurant Recovery Fund” at Community Spirit Credit Union, 160 Industrial Drive, Lawrenceburg, which was set up last week continues to take donations as well.
A bake sale for the recovery fund will be held Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at CVS Pharmacy, 229 Eads Parkway, Lawrenceburg. It is being organized by Lori McHenry, of Greendale.
Sign-a-Rama in Lawrenceburg has been printing free yellow ribbon stickers with Bondurant’s picture on them.
The Facebook group “Prayers for Brett Bondurant” has become a central location for sharing information on efforts to support Brett and his family. The group had more than 1,400 members as of Thursday.