O.C. to 'Throw Down' for Injured Surfer and Firefighter

A May 6 fundraiser will benefit Ocean City High School graduate Danny Margagliano.

Friends and fellow firefighters are planning a "Throw Down for Danny" on May 6 at the . The event will benefit Danny Margagliano, a firefighter in South Walton, FL, who broke his neck April 16 in a dive off a boat into shallow water.

Margagliano, 36, was born and raised in Upper Township, graduated from Ocean City High School and earned a reputation as a legendary local surfer before moving to Florida several years ago.

The “Throw Down for Danny” will be held 2 to 6 p.m Sunday at the Yacht Club. The $25 admission includes food, live entertainment and a Chinese Auction courtesy of local vendors. Refreshments also will be available.

All proceeds will help Margagliano and his family with medical expenses. 

Margagliano's spinal cord injury left him paralyzed. His wife, April, son Ethan, and daughter Summer have been affected greatly by the tragic accident and are currently struggling, according to Bricker. 

Read more about Margagliano's accident on nwfdailynews.com

All donations can be sent to:

Throw Down for Danny
331 Stagecoach Rd
Marmora, NJ 08223

Make checks payable to:

Ocean City FMBA Local 27

For more information, contact Nick Bricker at themush@comcast.net or 609-231-1562.

BET April 27, 2012 at 03:03 AM
well done OC
Amanda Thomas April 27, 2012 at 01:29 PM
An unfortunate event, but it sounds like the dinner will be great. Good luck!


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