April 13, 2009
Fullerton, Calif. - A trust fund has been set up for former Titan Jon Wilhite, who was critically injured in the crash that killed Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart, former Titan cheerleader Courtney Stewart and their friend Henry Pearson last Thursday morning.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with Courtney, Henry and Nick's families as they deal with this horrific tragedy," the Wilhite family said in a press release.
"We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support we have received since this senseless act of violence and ask for your continued prayers for Jon's recovery."
Wilhite's condition has been upgraded from critical to serious.
Donations can be made to the Benefit Fund for Jon Wilhite, \#3980643658 at any Wells Fargo branch.
Below is a message from the Wilhite family
"Thank you for the continued support of our son. To find out how he's doing click on www.caringbridge.org/visit/jonwilhite and then towards the bottom click on Please Create Your Profile. After you create your profile you can see his page and if you'd like you can click on the box to receive email updates when we update how he's doing.
"Also, we know when he's feeling better he'd love to read your posts on his guestbook. Feel free to pass this on to anyone else that would be interested, thanks again for your support, our hearts our with Henry, Nick and Courtney's families."
Love, The Wilhites
The Stewart Family has made the following request:
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Courtney Stewart's name to the "Be Perfect Foundation" founded by her childhood friend, Hal Hargrave. Hal suffered a life-altering car accident just 6 weeks after his high school graduation which left him a quadriplegic. Donations can be made in Courtney's name via the link: http://www.beperfectfoundation.com/index.html OR via check* by mailing directly to:
Be Perfect Foundation
2700 N. Garey Ave.
Pomona, CA 91767
*Please write in Courtney Stewart's name in the memo section.
Additionally, in Courtney's honor, a team of walkers (Courtney's CSUF Cheer Squad members) has been organized by previous CSUF Cheer Coach, Carol May, for MADD Walk-a-Thon scheduled in Huntington Beach on May 9th. To support the "CSUF Cheer Team" walkers, please log onto
to make donations in Courtney's name.