Desinee Reese was struck by a vehicle in Headland just a few weeks ago.
Now she's at the Children's Hospital in Birmingham facing several medical procedures.
That means her family is facing lots of medical bills.
"She is our neighbor and the neighborhood wanted to do this fundraiser to help them out. It's a tragic event and we wanted to support her because the family needs all the help they can get right now.".
Broyles says being a strong community during hard times like this will help Headland for many years to come.
"We just wanna be a good community and stick together. Our children is what's coming, what's important for Headland. Because without the children, Headland will be nothing later on in years."
"The community watches out for anybody, anybody that gets struck by a vehicle, or hurt by their surroundings, or anything happening. It's a really good thing."
Destinee's cousin, Renea Hollis, says thanks to all of the support, her cousin is slowly recovering.
"She's progressing everyday and hopefully she'll get better and come home soon."
But most of all Hollis wants to express her appreciation for all that the community has done for her family.
"We'd like to thank everybody for their donations, contributions, and efforts. It's going great, the community has really pulled together."
With support like this, Hollis says, Headland residents should rest assured knowing that when any neighbor is in need, the community will happily be there to give them a hand.
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