Warning

JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 791

Monday, 23 November 2015 17:03

Jakes Help from Heaven Fundraiser at Cantina

By | News

SARATOGA SPRINGS – December 2 is the 5th annual Jake’s Help from Heaven day at Cantina, located at 430 Broadway. The owners of Cantina, Jeff and Heath Ames, will generously donate 50% of all lunches, dinners, drinks and takeout to JHFH. This event is around the anniversary of when Jake Straughter passed away in 2010. Jake’s parents, Heather and Brian, and his older brother Ethan will be there to welcome guests and show their appreciation to the community.

“Jake's Help from Heaven is very special to us,” said Heath Ames. “We were lucky to know Jakey and are honored to remember him this way. And what Brian and Heather have done in Jake's memory, helping so many local individuals with disabilities, is truly amazing." Heath Ames, owner of Cantina.

Since 2011, JHFH has been dedicated to supporting individuals with severe medical challenges through advocacy, research and support services. Their goal is to assist children and their families affected by debilitating illnesses including neurological impairments, mitochondrial and genetic disorders, and pediatric orthopedic problems.

"This day has become so special for Brian, Ethan and I as it allows us to not only raise money for Jake's Help from Heaven but to celebrate Jake's life,” said Heather Straughter, Jake’s mom. “It will be five years since Jake passed and this event allows us to focus on the positive and for that we are grateful to the Ames family, the staff of Cantina and the community.”

 

For more information about the Cantina fundraiser or Jake’s Help from Heaven, visit jakeshelpfromheaven.org. 

Read 7405 times

Blotter

  • Saratoga County Court Matthew J. Gifford, 31, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced to 5 days incarceration and 5 years probation, after pleading to felony DWI, charged February 2024 in Saratoga Springs.  Kevin P. Masterson, 52, of Mechanicville, was sentenced to 6-1/2 years incarceration / 5 years post-release supervision, after pleading to criminal possession of a weapon in the second-degree, charged May 2023.  Shawn Flores, 45, of Milton, pleaded to criminal contempt in the first-degree, charged February 2024. Sentencing July 30.  Nicholas F. Bonfante, 44, of Halfmoon, pleaded to criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second-degree, a felony, charged…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON  Eastline Holdings LLC sold property at 1 Aspen Drive to Sateeshnvss and Srividya Gudipaty for $549,980 Adesh Budhraj sold property at 1 Larkin Road to Katz Excavating and Construction LLC for $65,000 CORINTH William and Robert Morgan sold property at 677 County Route 25 to Christin Guilder for $285,000 GALWAY Rita Werner and Erin Forlenza sold property at 1064 West Galway Road to Karen Crandall for $145,000 GREENFIELD Desolation Ventures Inc. sold property at 498 Lake Desolation Road to MW Real Estate Enterprises, LLC for $680,000 Justin Kelsey sold property at 519 North Creek Road to Scott and David…
  • NYPA
  • Saratoga County Chamber
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • Discover Saratoga
  • Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association