Friends Of UPS Driver Want To Help Him After Fall

"You may not know his name, but you have seen him for years ... "


By Janice Briguglio

You may not know his name but you have seen him for years. Tim Mottram has been an UPS driver in Madison for the past 15 years.

Just after the Nor’easter a few weeks ago, Tim fell off his home's roof after climbing up to clear off branches. With his fall, he broke eight ribs and has several compression fractures. He is expected to be out of work for several months. Since Tim’s accident happened at home and not on the job, he does not qualify for sick time. He does receive a small stipend from his Union.

During this holiday season, we would like to bring a bit of Holiday Cheer to Tim, his wife and their three children. Please donate gift cards for Walmart, Stop & Shop, Target, CVS, etc. or cash to be given to him the week of Christmas.

Donations can be dropped off at Ciao Bella, 698 Boston Post Road or other participating retailers. Andrea Panullo at BellaPerlina also is raffling off a necklace worth $140, with a 100% of proceeds going to Tim and his family.

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Lou-Ellen Rusconi November 30, 2011 at 02:12 AM
Wishing Tim a speedy recovery! We miss our favorite UPS man at Hill & Hill!! He loves our candy jar. I will definitely drop off a donation. Thinking of Tim and his family at this stressful holiday season! Lou-Ellen :)
valerie alberti November 30, 2011 at 07:06 PM
Hi Tim, I was wondering where you have been. We miss you, the beagles especially. We are wishing you a speedy recovery and we hope you are able to have a happy holiday. Valerie Alberti and Angel, Snickers and Dennis Get well soon I will drop a card off at Bella Perlina Thank you to whoever posted this.
Kathy DeBurra December 02, 2011 at 07:22 PM
Tim and family! Speedy recovery wishes to you ....we are so sorry to hear this happened to you! We know you'll bounce back and we cannot wait to see you back and healthy! Be well!
Sheila Salkin December 03, 2011 at 02:03 PM
Please help us give Tim and his family a Christmas to remember we will be taking donations at Ciao Bella until December 20. Bella Perlina and The Audobon shop also taking donations. Caldwell Banker and Ciao Bella will have refreshments during the Santa Parade on Sunday with a donation jar for Tim. He's a great guy let's show what a great town Madison is.
Janet Connolly December 04, 2011 at 12:52 PM
Great idea, Sheila! The gang at Wells Fargo Bank are also taking donations for Tim.


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