Chris is a 10-year-old boy who is currently paralyzed from the waist down after being hit by a stray bullet while attending a piano lesson on January 10th, 2008. Chris and his family face a difficult road ahead, and will need all the support and donations you can give. This blog is dedicated to keeping the public informed about how to help.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

On-line Credit Card Donations

An on-line donation page has been set up by friends of the Rodriguez family and has kindly waived their service fee and is picking up all other credit card fees associated with these donations, thereby making it possible for 100% of your donation to go to the Rodriguez family. To make a donation, click on the image above or click here.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

How Can I Help Chris?

  • Deposit your donation at any Wells Fargo branch: cash or check made payable to "Christopher G. Rodriguez" (reference Trust Account No. 7013202606)
  • Mail your check, made payable to "Christopher G. Rodriguez"
    (reference Trust Account No. 7013202606) to:
    Wells Fargo
    151 40th St.
    Oakland, CA 94611

    Tel: (510) 597-4210

  • We are working on an on-line credit card donation page. It should be up soon...

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Bake sale donation drive a great success!

The bake sale donation drive hosted by the Crocker Highlands Elementary School in honor of Chris was a great success today. Hear about it here.

We would like to sincerely thank everyone who helped and participated.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008


The main reason for this is to let people know Chris is still in the ICU and getting stronger. We are grateful to everyone for all the good wishes and efforts.

  • The 5th grade at Crocker Highlands Elementary School is sponsoring a bake sale and donation drive on behalf of their classmate Christopher Rodriguez, on Wednesday, January 16th. More information is on the school website.
  • Harmony Road planned concert on 2/10 at Chapel of the Chimes on Piedmont Avenue.
  • Trust fund at Wells Fargo Bank, 151 40th street, Oakland in his name. acct # 7013202606
Please feel free to leave messages here. We'll be posting more information soon.

Photos of Chris

Chris with his Nana

Chris taking a jump shot

Chris at the piano

Monday, January 14, 2008

Upcoming Fundraisers For Chris


FUNDRAISER ORGANIZERS: Please send event information to and we will be happy to post the information here.

Sunday May 25, 2008 , 8:30-11am
"Run Steve Run" fundraiser at Witter Field Track near Wildwood School, 301 Wildwood Avenue, Piedmont, CA.

(Click here for more info)

Leave a Message

The Rodriguez family appreciates the messages of support being left on this site. To leave a message in this "guest book", please scroll down to the bottom of this page and click on the "Post a comment" link. If you'd prefer to send a private message, feel free to send an e-mail to .