Below is information regarding Officer Kevin Thomas of NOPD who was shot in the line of duty DURING Katrina. Kevin has suffered critical injuries that will require years of treatment. Please do what you can to help assist him and his family. I can tell you it will be greatly appreciated by all.
Injured NOPD officer benefit
Officer Kevin Thomas, who worked in the 4th District of the New Orleans Police Department, was shot in the head, point blank range, while trying to stop looters in a Chevron Gas Station during Hurricane Katrina. There is a myspace page for him, showing benefit information. Send a friend request to this page, http://www.myspace.com/kthomasbenefit and help spread the word about his benefit. The benefit is at the House of Blues on Sept 12. Tickets are $23 in advance and $25 at the door, with proceeds going to Kevin.
Thanks, Matt NOPD (ed.)
BENEFIT FOR KEVIN THOMAS
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th DOORS OPEN AT 7:00pm
SHOW BEGINS AT 8:00pm
House of Blues New Orleans
225 Decatur St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Kermit Ruffins, The Garden District, Stanton Moore Trio, Fred LeBlanc ,DJ Captain Charles and others. Plus celebrity guests: Marion Ramsey (cadet hooks) and Michael Winslow (cadet jones ) from the Police Academy movie.
Come and have a good time. All the proceeds will go directly to Kevin Thomas
You can purchase tickets in advance online at:
If you cannot make it to the benefit donations can be sent to:
NOPD Officer Kevin Thomas
c/o First Bank andTrust
4550 General DeGaulle Dr.
New Orleans,LA. 70131
Checks or money orders should be made out to Kevin Thomas.
If you cannot donate at this time please, help spread the word.
Further information or questions please contact:
Daniel Dumas Carter or Chris Davis at: