Kennewick resident Donna Smith is a single mother of three who suffered second- and third-degree burns over 55 percent of her body in boat explosion May 14 at the Richland Yacht Club. She was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where she had surgery on her arms. A second surgery is scheduled for her legs and chest.

See the full detail of the accident in the Tri-City Herald and more information in a continued story from the Tri-City Herald.

A donation account has been set up at HAPO under Donna Smith; donations are also accepted at PayPal under the email: ki@klamathinternet.com.

A Fundraising Event has been scheduled for June 30 with Comedian Rick D'elia

"Jokers in Richland is helping us throw a fundraiser with the comedian Rick D'elia for Donna Smith on June 30 at 6:30 pm. This comic has been highly recommended by the staff at Jokers and it should be a great night! Proceeds from this particular show will go to help Donna and her unfortunate situation. If you are interested in getting tickets (an awesome deal at only $10 each) click the link to order online!"