From left, Rob, Peggy and Julia Weber sell baked goods to Amanda Brearman at Redners on Cherryville Road during a car wash and bake sale Sept. 16 to benefit Christopher Illiff and his family. Illiff, 21, was in a near fatal car crash Aug. 26. He was ejected from his vehicle and fractured his skull, resulting in major brain injuries. His skull was removed on the right to allow for swelling and will stay removed for up to six months.
PRESS PHOTOS BY MIKE LUBERTI Event Organizer Jerry Schoeneberger washes cars at the Hampton Lanes during the benefit for Christopher Iliff's family. Iliff's father, Michael, has not been working so he can be by his son's side. Meanwhile, the bills are mounting. Car wash organizers also started a fund so that Mike and Cathy Iliff can concentrate on their son rather then worrying about how things will be paid. Donations are still sought and can be sent payable to Michael Iliff, P.O. Box 161, Northampton,
Christopher Illiff's brother Tyler Iliff dries cars. Iliff, who is connected to a ventilator to breath, suffered a broken foot and arm in addition to brain injuries.
Northampton Area resident Ray Bunce volunteers his time and manpower to help Christopher Illiff, a 2009 graduate of Northampton Area High School.
Northampton Area High School wrestler George Stilgenbauer volunteers at the event.
Help is on the way
A benefit car wash is held to raise money to benefit the family of Christopher Iliff, who was seriously injured in a car accident in August.