Concert held in honor of local musician injured in crash that killed mother, niece
A Wichita musician continues to recover in the hospital after a car crash that killed her mother and niece earlier this month.
On Sunday, several local musicians took the stage at this year's Sunflower Sessions Concert Series to share stories about times they played with Jenny Wood. Some even performing some of her songs.
"Jenny wood was the first artist I reached out to to be a part of that. She ended up launching the series, she was our first performer. It was a cold April day-- and it is just uncanny to see how a year later we are here to support jenny and her family after this tragic accident that occurred," said James Fleming.
Eleven-year-old Maddy Mullin or "ICT Rock Girl" as she is known on stage met Wood over a year ago and has since been on stage with her numerous times.
"She was one of the nicest people I have ever met. She's so happy and fun, and is a great person to everybody," says Mullin.
Aaron Lee Martin, who is another local artist, has also played with Wood. He says seeing the support for her since the accident has been surreal but not surprising.
"It has been surreal, a little bit, but beautiful to see the turnout and all of the love and support that has come around jenny," Martin said. "Every person she has come in contact with, she has sewn love into and now i feel like she is reaping that. she is getting to see the fruit of what she is pouring into the community and i pray it keeps coming."
Donations were collected for the Jenny Wood Love and Care Support Fund. So far, the fund has raised more than $20,000 to help Wood after she leaves the hospital.
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