Breakfast with Santa, Aimee Copeland Saturday

Copeland, the flesh-eating bacteria survivor from Georgia continues to capture the hearts of many with her story of recovery.

Originaly posted by Hunt Archbold

Come celebrate Christmas with the Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) family and special guests Aimee Copeland and WSB's Captain Herb Emory at ‘Breakfast With Santa’ on Saturday, Dec.7. 

The event at the Marriott Evergreen Conference Center in Stone Mountain Park lasts from 10 a.m. to noon and every child will receive a toy and every attendee will receive a Stone Mountain Park Adventure Pass. 

Copeland, a Snellville resident who earlier this year received iLimbs after losing her left leg, right foot and both hands to a flesh-eating bacteria after a zipline accident in May 2012, has served as an inspiration to thousands across the county. Click here to read more about her future goals.

This past fall, Copeland appeared on the Katie Couric show to demonstrate how she uses her bionic hands and to talk about the past year. Copeland has also this year received her first master's degree in psychology from the University of West Georgia and you can catch up more with Copeland at her website.

Of course, you have the opportunity to see her in person on Saturday. Seating is limited for the event and more info and can be found here or by calling 770-491-9014. Online ticket orders must be made before 2 p.m. Friday, December 6. Tickets will be available at the door on a first-come, first serve basis.

Stone Mountain-based FODAC is a statewide and national provider of home health care equipment—mobility aids and daily living devices for people with disabilities and the newly injured.

FODAC collects donations of medical equipment and supplies to repair, clean, and match to people with injuries or disabilities who are having trouble accessing this equipment. Items like wheelchairs, walkers, and hospital beds.

To date, FODAC has provided clients with more than $60 million in medical equipment including more than 20,000 wheelchairs.


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