TomahawkJiggin' for Jayden Kinship Fundraiser

Jiggin' for Jayden Kinship Fundraiser

Saturday, July 15, 2023 (8:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (CDT)


100% of the proceeds from this event will go to the Kinship of Tomahawk!!
Fishing will begin at 8am, you do not need to register to fish but we ask that you have a Jiggin for Jayden tee shirt. Shirts will be going on sale in June!!
We will have 3 categories this year. Your fish need to be registered by 3 pm at the Veteran Park Dock, we will have a Jiggin for Jayden banner up!!
Most weight in pan fish. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
Most weight in game fish. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
Largest Musky (catch and release only) pictures need to be taken with your fish, sportin' your Jiggin for Jayden shirt, also a picture will need to be taken with the length of your fish. 1st place we all know they are the fish of 10,000 casts!!
For those of you who don't want to fish, the rest of the activities start at noon.
Our precious little grandson Jayden passed away on July 16th, 2015 at the young age of 6, he was born with a Congenital Heart Defect (CHD). The defect Jayden was born with is called Hypo plastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), he underwent 3 open heart surgeries in his short lifetime, the first one being at just 4 days of age. Several months after his 3rd surgery they realized he was in heart failure, he was then listed for a heart transplant. After 3 1/2 long months we got the call from my daughter that they had found a match for him. He received his heart transplant on July 16th 2013. On January 19th 2015 he suffered a heart attack. His new heart was failing fast so he was then re-listed for a 2nd heart transplant. He remained hospitalized waiting for his new angel heart but his health continued to deteriorate. (In May of 2015 he was placed with 2 Berlin Hearts (mechanical hearts)). Sadly Jayden never recovered and lost his courageous battle with CHD exactly 2 years to the day he received his angel heart, July 16th 2015.
Veterans Memorial Park
East River Street
Tomahawk, WI 54487 United States
Event Contact
Patti Hilgendorf
(715) 453-1910
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Saturday, July 15, 2023 (8:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (CDT)
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