Donations to defray costs to family of injured player

Monday, September 10, 2012


The University of Tulsa has established a fund to benefit the family of Devon Walker, a Tulane University student-athlete who is hospitalized at St. Francis after suffering a serious injury in Saturday's Tulane-Tulsa college football game.

The University of Tulsa has established a fund to benefit the family of Devon Walker, a Tulane University student-athlete who is hospitalized at St. Francis after suffering a serious injury in Saturday’s Tulane-Tulsa college football game.

Alumni, friends and fans who wish to do so may make a financial contribution by sending a check made payable to The University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane Club with “Devon Walker Fund” noted in the memo line. These funds will be used to benefit Devon’s family and help alleviate their expenses during their stay in Tulsa. Checks may dropped off at the TU Athletic Director’s Office in Mabee Gym at the corner of East 8th Street and South Florence Avenue or mailed to The University of Tulsa, Attn: Golden Hurricane Club, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104.

Please note that donations to support Devon Walker are not allowable tax-deductible contributions.

Anyone wishing to make an in-kind contribution may drop off gift cards (for restaurants, shops, etc.) at the TU Athletic Director’s Office as well.

Outside Tulsa, Tulane University has set up a website in support of Devon and his family. Financial assistance and get-well messages may be submitted at http://tulane.edu/devonwalker.

Donations also can be made to The College Football Assistance Fund in support of Devon by visiting www.CFAFund.org. CFAF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to support those who have sustained serious injuries through college football.

Contact:
Don Tomkalski
918-631-3200
donald-tomkalski@utulsa.edu