Akira's Foundation set up to help with medical emergencies
Last updated 3/5/2020 at 10:32am
AIRWAY HEIGHTS – No one can fully plan for an emergency, and it’s on this premise that Akira’s Foundation was born.
Started in mid-summer 2019, Akira’s Foundation’s mission is to help families of medical emergency patients — some life-threatening — with lodging and transportation along with meals and clothing if the need arises. It’s about meeting needs Foundation co-founder Linda Harris struggled with when her granddaughter, Akira Presson, was severely burned on May 15.
The seven-year-old was served a Cup of Noodles microwaved too hot by her trained caregiver. The heat of t...