The Friends for Adam Niskar Trust, established in 1999, aims to raise money for the ongoing medical expenses Adam incurred after a diving injury that year left him paralyzed. These expenses go above and beyond what his insurance company will cover. Your generous donations assist with medical supplies, custom vehicle costs and other expenses directly related to living with his injury, as we await a cure.
Adam Niskar will never forget Aug. 1, 1999 – the day that would change his life forever.
It was an extremely hot summer and Adam attended a lake party with friends. He decided to go swimming and, like he’d done many times before, Adam went running off the dock.
This dive was different.
Water levels were dangerously low. Adam hit his head on the bottom of the lake. What he thought was a safe level was only 30 inches of water. After he hit the lake floor, he immediately knew something was wrong. more....
The purpose of the Friends for Adam Niskar Trust is to help raise money for Adam’s ongoing medical expenses. These are the expenses that go above and beyond what his insurance company will pay. Thank you for your generous donation.
What: Artie Lange
When: 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9. 2009
Where: Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway, Detroit.
Tickets: $30-$60 at
For more on Artie Lange or to purchase Too Fat to Fish, see Artie-Lange.com
Guests of the Artie Lange event on October 9th are invited to an after hours party at Small Plates- 1521 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226.
After the event present your ticket stubs to receive the following specials: