Update: Bottle drive for sick Salmon Arm infant continues for second day

Community rallies to help family with son in BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver

Update: 11:00 a.m. July 10

The bottle drive to raise funds in support of Baby Jaxon Langdon who is currently undergoing treatment for a number of serious health conditions in BC Children’s Hospital, is going on for a second day. Volunteers will be at Bill’s Bottle depot from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 10.

“Kayla and I would like to thank Garnette Davidson for setting up the bottle drive and all our family, friends and the community that made the bottle drive a success. The community we live in is amazing! There is so much love and support….. from the bottom of our hearts we thank you for all the love,” wrote Tyrell Langdon in a comment on the Observer’s Facebook Page.

Update: 2:57 p.m. July 9

The bottle drive in support of Baby Jaxon Langdon and his family is currently underway at Bill’s Bottle Depot. Donations can be dropped off between 1 and 4 p.m.

Original story:

Jaxon Langdon is less than a month old and is already fighting for his life.

Due to numerous health issues, the infant son of Kayla and Tyrell Langdon of Salmon Arm is receiving constant care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of BC Children’s Hospital.

The family is in for the long haul; they have been told they will need to spend a minimum of six to eight weeks in Vancouver before Jaxon can be transfered to Kelowna.

To help with the Langdons’ financial burdens, an account has been set up at SASCU under the name “the family of Jaxon Langdon,” the account number is #1703081. Etransfers can also be sent to babyjaxon2018@gmail.com.

A fundraising barbecue to help the Langdons is being put on by the Salmon Arm Bulldogs Boxing Club and DeMille’s Farm Market on July 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at DeMille’s. The merchants at the Westgate Public Market are putting together a gift basket valued at $500 which will be raffled at a July 13 fashion show event at the market.

A bottle drive to support the family is also in the works. Donations can be dropped off at Bill’s Bottle Depot between 1 and 4 p.m. on Monday, July 9.


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Baby Jaxon Langdon is fighting to overcome serious health at BC Children’s Hospital. Members of the Salmon Arm community are rallying to help support his recovery. (Photo contributed)

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