Aaron McDonald was forced to close his family owned business McDonald Signs and Print in September last year when his daughter Madison was involved in a horrific motor accident on the day of her seventh birthday.
Madison sustained a severe head injury in the accident and was immediately airlifted to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead where she suffered a stroke in the days following the accident, fell into a coma for three weeks and spent a month in intensive care.
The accident and the near loss of Madison’s life put enormous pressure on the McDonald family and also meant Aaron had to temporarily close the business down so he and his partner Sarah could be with Maddie when she needed them most.
In the days and months after the accident the McDonald family faced financial pressure, which is common when a child becomes seriously ill or seriously injured.
After nearly eight months of recovery Aaron is planning to reopen his business in April 2019.
Industry body Visual Connections is asking the industry to get behind the McDonald family to get their business back up and running with any support that can be provided.
McDonald Signs and Print is a long running business based in Young, NSW and is a member of the Australian Signs and Graphics Associations (ASGA) and a previous winner of the vehicle wrap award in the ASGA Awards.
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