Injured Cheerleader Paige Raque Making Progress
Paige Raque, the Penn State Varsity Cheerleader who suffered serious injuries as a result of a fall from a 5th-story window on October 15, is still in the hospital recovering from her accident. Her brother, Parker Raque, has been providing updates from his Twitter account, @RaqueBalboa. Here’s the latest:
Paige had a great day. She is off the ventilator and she looks beautiful as ever. Thanks for the continued love and prayer! #prayforpaige
— Parker Raque (@RaqueBalboa) October 22, 2012
Paige said her first words tonight!! #prayforpaige God is listening!
— Parker Raque (@RaqueBalboa) October 25, 2012
Another great day! Paige is much more alert and was able to leave the ICU to begin rehab! #prayforpaige
— Parker Raque (@RaqueBalboa) October 27, 2012
— Parker Raque (@RaqueBalboa) October 28, 2012
In addition to the outpouring of support locally, many colleges have reached out to the Raque family and the Penn State Cheerleading Team through the #PrayForPaige hashtag.
The Paige Raque Recovery Fund has been founded to help the Raque family with medical bills and transportation costs. You can donate online through Paypal here, or mail a check to:
Paige Raque Recovery Fund
c/o Curtis White
Penn State Cheerleading Office
105 White Building
University Park, PA. 16802
We will continue to #prayforpaige and hope for a full and speedy recovery.