August Fundraisers Aim To Support Jake Javier’s Recovery

A series of fundraisers set for this month aim to raise money for Jake Javier, a former San Ramon Valley High School senior who became paralyzed at a Danville pool party the day before his graduation.

Saturday, August 6th
Primo’s Pizza Fundraiser

Primo’s Pizzeria & Pub will be hosting a fundraiser for Javier this Saturday. From 11:00 am to 11:00 pm, 50% of dine-in, take-out and delivery orders will go directly to support Jake’s medical care and rehabilitation. Primo’s will be blocking off their entire front parking lot to serve pizza out of a wood burning pizza oven. The Fretful String Band will be performing all afternoon before DJ Rick Flores takes the stage from 5 pm until closing. Jake Javier began working at Primo’s in February of 2014 as a busser before earning a food server position at the restaurant. His two brothers, Jason and Cameron, also have experience as employees at Primo’s.

MV vs SRV Basketball Fundraiser

Before or after you dine at Primo’s, head over to the JaviStrong Basketball Fundraiser at 5 pm in the Monte Vista High School gym. The Monte Vista Mustangs, 2014 State Basketball Champions will host the San Ramon Valley Wolves, 2015 State Champions in a highly anticipated basketball game to raise money for Javier’s recovery fund. The event is free but donations are welcome and will go directly toward the expenses of Jakes recovery.

Monday, August 8th
Rockin’ Jump Fundraiser

On Monday, Rockin’ Jump will host a “Jump for Jake” fundraiser at their facility in Dublin. From 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Rockin’ Jump will donate 80% of the proceeds to the Javier Family. Two hours of jump will be available for $20. Facebook event here.

Saturday, August 27th
JaviStrong Gala

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for the JaviStrong Gala, set for August 27th at 5:30 pm at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum. The Gala will raise money for the Javier Special Needs Trust, created to assist Jake and his family through the challenging road to recovery. The event will include a fundraising dinner and auction that will feature exclusive trips, sports memorabilia and more. Evolution, a Journey tribute band, will provide entertainment to “rock the house” following dinner. Ticket, donation and sponsorship information can be found here. Facebook event here.

Other Fundraisers

Primo’s Pizza is selling rubber wrist bands that say JAVISTRONG (green and yellow) and Javier Strong (camoflauge) for $5 each.

Javier’s classmate Paige Badstubner and her mother are selling metal bracelets and rubber wrist bands they made. The wrist bands say “#54Strong” on one side and “We love Javi” on the other. They are available at Snickerdoodles in Danville as well as Primo’s and the basketball fundraiser on Saturday.

Monte Vista High School senior Casey Rickey is selling #JaviStrong t-shirts through his company, HighSchoolInk. All profits for the $15 shirts will be donated directly to the Javier family. Order here.

You can always donate directly to the Javier Special Needs Trust here.


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