Fundraising Event Honoring Local Transplant Patient to Be Held

Searcy, ARK. – A “Car wash will be held in honor of Christine Clemons, a Searcy-area child who needs a Lung transplant.  The event is planned for Sat, Aug 29 at 1100 E Race In front of the old A&W.  18 month-old Christine is listed for a lung transplant at St, Louis Childerns Hospital in St,Louis Missouri.  Funds are being raised to assist with her transplant-related expenses.

Body Map & Squeaky Clean Detailing will host a car wash fundraiser for Christine Clemons. Location will be at 11100 E Race St. (In front of the old A&W). DATE & TIME will be Saturday Aug. 29 from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. They will be selling BBQ sandwiches, chips and drinks for donations of  $5 or more and

Also get your car squeaky clean for a donation of $5 or more. To get involved with the car wash call Kendall McClendon at 501-230-9938.  All donations are greatly appreciated!

Christine was diagnosed with Pulmonary Vain Stenosis.  The Clemons family needs an estimated $75,000 to pay their transplant-related expenses.

“The family and friends of Christine Clemons want to encourage everyone to attend our Car Wash and help give Christine a second chance at life,” said Joe Raines “100% of the profits from the Car Wash will assist with transplant-related expenses.”

For more information about the Car Wash, or other fundraising and volunteer opportunities, please contact

Joe Raines Ph- 501-388-1270, email-

Christine’s family has asked for assistance from the Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA), a national charity based in Bloomington, Indiana.  COTA is dedicated to organizing and guiding communities in raising funds for transplant-needy patients.  COTA’s services are completely free of charge and 100% of funds generated by COTA community fundraising campaigns are available for transplant-related expenses.