Lindsey Hope Harmon - Reefer Poker Charity Tournament
Dates and Times: Reefer Poker are holding two different events to accommodate poker players in other time zones.
Wednesday May 21st, 7:00 pm EST, 6:00 pm Reefer server time.
Thursday May 22nd, 7:00 pm GMT, 3:00 pm EST, 2:00 pm Reefer server time.
Details for this tournament are as follows:
will be a buy in tournament. $5 + $5 tournament, with $5 in the prize
pool and the other $5 going to Lindsey and her family, PLUS Reefer
Poker will match the $5's fees collected, i.e. if there are 30 players,
there will be $150 in the prize pool, and $300 donation to Lindsey,
$150 from the fees and $150 matched by Reefer Poker.
Both tournaments are listed in the lobby under the Scheduled Special tab.
read Lindsey's story below and help us support Lindsey and her family
at this time of need. Together we can make a difference in her life and
allow her mother to stay with her longer at the hospital.
Hope Harmon, age 28, was born on November 28, 1979, in Bristol,
Virginia-Tennessee. She has been best friends with Melissa Leonard,
daughter of Allan Leonard (alias The Captain) since the age of 12. When
they were growing up, Lindsey spent more time at our house rather than
her own. At the age of 16, Lindsey was diagnosed as having lupus. Since
that time, she has had many hospital stays and has had a constant
trouble fighting this condition. In the middle of March, Lindsey had
seizures and was admitted to the hospital in Bristol, Tennessee. Upon
testing, they determined that Lindsey had a mild stroke as a result.
She spent approximately two weeks in the hospital recovering. After
discharge, she was prescribed new medications and as a result had a
severe allergic reaction to them. Her skin was ate away from the
inside-out and left severe blisters and open wounds that eventually ate
away her topical skin. She is currently at Vanderbilt University
Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee in the Burn Unit. She has been
there since April 19, 2008 and is in severe pain and her skin is slowly
growing back. On April 21, 2008, the family was called in as they did
not expect Lindsey to pull through. Her mother, Bobbie Harmon is
staying with her daughter as finances will allow. Lindsey condition is
still critical with some improvement.