In an instant on the evening of August 30, 2017, life as they knew it, changed for the Manahl family of Cedar Falls.
Their 3-year old son, Tate, got caught under the family’s riding lawn mower and suffered severe injuries which would require more than 30 surgeries. Tate is now 5 and doing very well, though he made need additional surgeries down the road.
The family has established a new foundation: Tate’s Army Foundation. https://www.facebook.com/TatesArmy/
A major Tate’s Army Foundation lawnmower safety awareness fundraiser is coming up this Friday, July 26, at the Prairie Links Golf Course, 19 Eagle Ridge Dr, Waverly.
This family-friendly event will feature a host of activities for families and children, while the golf event is underway on the Prairie Links course Friday afternoon at 2 pm.
His parents, Fonda and Ryan Manahl, recently talked about Tate’s accident and the amazing community support they have received on The Steele Report. Here is that program..