The Spielman fund

$30,225 of $30k goal

Raised by 340 people in 35 months
Hello everyone. My friend PJ Spielman's wife and 2 kids were in a terrible car accident yesterday morning. His step-daughter Skyla (13) was killed in the accident along with their two dogs. His son Riley (6) is still in critical condition along with his wife Kelly. PJ is one of the of the good guys and would take his shirt off his back to help someone. I want to start this to try and help them out with the bills they are about to face, no one saves for this. Please donate what you can if you can't donate please pray for this family during this tough time. The power of prayer is strong and if all you can donate is your time to pray for the family they would greatly appreciate it.
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Update 13
32 months ago
Just wanted to let everyone know that I will be closing this page down on Friday. If you would like to donate you can do so up until that date. Donations will continue to be accepted even though we are over our goal. God Bless you all for helping raise over $30,000.
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Update 12
34 months ago
Here are the most recent updates for Riley's condition

http://m.caringbridge.org/visit/rileyspielman/mystory

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Update 11
35 months ago
A celebration of life for Kelly and Skyla will be held Wednesday, September 4 at 7pm at Park Springs Bible Church in Arlington. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations made to World Relief in honor of Skyla and to Mission Arlington in honor of Kelly. https://secure.missionarlington.org/donations http://worldrelieffortworth.org/donate-to-world-relief-fort-worth/
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Update 10
35 months ago
A service in celebration of Skyla's life will be held on Wednesday, September 4th at 7pm at Park Springs Bible Church in Arlington. 5515 Park Springs Blvd Arlington, TX 76017
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Meghan Morgan
34 months ago

PJ, we still think about you and Riley every day. We hope for a full recovery for Riley and peace and serenity for you.

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Jacob Toews
34 months ago

So many prayers from Calera and first baptist in calera.....may God keep His promise to you to comfort your hearts

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Amy Wilson
34 months ago

praying for the family and close loved ones...Be strong and God bless you all through these tough times

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Krista Burns
34 months ago

Any update on little Riley? God bless.

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Katelyn Van Zandt
35 months ago

My mom worked with Kelly and one day my mom said her and her daughter were coming over. I was so excited to meet Skyla and Kelly!!! Me and Skyla became really good friends when we were younger.Sadly we lost touch when I moved. It hurts to know one of my good friends died but she's in a better place now so is Kelly. Praying for y'all and Praying for Riley to heal!! Love y'all!! Always Praying

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Andrea Zubia- Martinez
35 months ago

My family and I had the opportunity to meet this beautiful family through baseball. My husband coached Riley while I was team mom. PJ, we are so very sorry for the loss you Kelly and Skyla. We are praying for Riley's recovery. We pray the Lord provides you with healing in this time of need. Please know that John, Frankie and I are praying for you and Riley everyday.

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Shyla Koenig Strong
35 months ago

Pj my heart is so heavy for you right now! I am sending tons of prayers for you and that sweet little boy! Hugs!!

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Suzanne Gil
35 months ago

My heart is so heavy for you PJers, praying for you & Riley. May God hold you in the palm of his hand.

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Meghan Morgan
35 months ago

PJ, we are so sorry for yet another loss to your family. Please know that we think about you every day and that we will be there for anything you need. John and Chris Curtis and Meghan Morgan.

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Regina Jordan
35 months ago

I worked with PJ many years ago at the Babe's in Roanoke. He was always sweet and understand, I enjoyed working with him. Both Carter and myself had the opportunity to meet Kelly when she was pregnant with Riley. I remember thinking what a beautiful lady she was-both inside and out. I thought how lucky they both were to have found each other and what a beautiful daughter of Kelly. This is such a tragic situation. Lord I pray that you provide healing for Kelly and for Riley. I know that miracles do take place and you have the power to make them happen. I pray that this be one of the times for a miracle. I pray that Kelly's mission on this earth is not finished and that she be allowed to continue her journey here in this world. Lord I pray that you heal Riley and allow him to live his young life and grow into the man that you mean him to be. I know that it is your will be done. I pray that your will is to return both Kelly and Riley their family to finish the task that he have planned for them. Amen PJ we send you all of our blessings and love. May God continue to be with you and your family.

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Michael Fragola
35 months ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you PJ. I can't imagine what your going through but know that there is a support system out here for you even if we haven't been in touch for a while. Be strong and God bless.

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Laura Fish Wilson
35 months ago

Praying for all of you. I love you, Kelly, and I'm so sorry for your loss.

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Christina Smith Wells
35 months ago

A Prayer For My Friend Lord, I ask You to bless my friend who is reading this right now. Where there is pain, may they find peace and mercy. Where there is self-doubt, may they gain a renewed confidence. Where there is weariness or exhaustion, give them understanding, patience, and strength. Where there is fear, reveal your love, and offer to them your courage. Give them greater vision, bless their finances, and raise up leaders and friends to support and encourage them. May their spirit always be joyous and their days rich and full with love and happiness, And may they always know that they have a friend. WE ARE STILL PRAYING AND LOVE YOU ALL ~Wells family~

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Jean Roozen Whittington
35 months ago

This is truly amazing. PJ will need our love and support and he truly has seen.both. here and at the bedsides of my daughter and grandson. Thank you so much!!

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Cathleen Lagow
35 months ago

"MAY THE LORD OUR FATHER LAY HIS HEALING HANDS ON BOTH OF YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS TO HAVE A QUICK AND COMPLETE RECOVERY....DEAR GOD AS THIS FAMILY GRIVES FOR THE LOSS OF A GORGEOUS ANGEL THAT YOU SAW TO TAKE HOME WITH YOU, PLEASE GIVE THEM HOPE, STRENGTH, FAITH AND LOVE FROM ALL OF US; AS FRIENDS OF YOU GOD, AS WE, ARE ALL YOUR CHILDREN...REACH OUT AND LAY THY HEALING HANDS ON THESE TWO...IN THE NAME OF OUR FATHER THY LORD JESUS CHRIST, AMEN"...To the Speilman family I send my deepest sympathy for your loss and my constant prayers to above our LORD GOD; for your loved ones but also for all of you to hold strong. He does perform miracles, I know and have been one; I am friends w/ Gina and I send my love and faith to all of you......

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Griselle Merced
35 months ago

Its no word that can express the sadness we feel about this. Our prayers to you and family in this difficult times. Our daughter works Mr. Spielman and we know how generous he is and the same with his family. But also its a Higher Power that can turn things around, we can loose faith in the Almighty. My prayers to all of you.

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Gayla Short
35 months ago

Continued prayers from the bottom of my heart for the entire family. I met Kelly at Allstate while going door to door to our local business's in Kennedale for donations for a Scholarship fund in memory of Mr. Shreves..He was my 13yr old daughters teacher that was killed June 9th. It so happened that Skyla, Kelly's daughter was also his student. Kelly jumped at the opportunity to help any way that she could (hugs included). I can honestly tell you that I have never met such a more beautiful young lady. I am praying for a miracle..and asking everyone that I know to please do the same.

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Jennefer Bannan Wassom
35 months ago

you are all in our prayers pj kelly riley and skyla

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Jean Roozen Whittington
35 months ago

My name is Jean Roozen. I am Kelly's mother and Skyla and Riley's grandmother. I am speechless at the outpouring of love and support. My heart has a huge hole that can never be healed. Skyla was the light of my life. She never went anywhere without her kindle in hand. I remember when she was about 2 1/2 she loved to watch trauma in the ER. One night they did a special on C sections. She was enthralled with it. The next day Kelly took her for an interview at a Montessori school. The woman asked Skyla what she wanted to be when she grew up and she said a pediatrician. She said to the last that she knew all about c sections. The woman was curious so she asked Skyla what a c section was. Skyla proceeded to tell her the details. The woman was in awe. Skyla was almost immediately accepted into the Montessori as she gave every detail how the procedure was done. Skyla also played the oboe. She loved to do arts and crafts. Kelly, my beautiful daughter. She's a fighter! She's on.life support. the doctors are not hopeful but we have people praying and vigils going on all over the country....HOPE AND FAITH!!! She will beat this!! She has so much left to do!!! Riley...he is a fighter just like his mama!! God I miss my Skyla!!! I would giv all I have to have her back and to heal my daughter and grandson!!! Please please please pray for them. Believe that miracles happen.

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Christina Parsons-Shelley
35 months ago

I just wanted to say God Bless each and everyone of yall!! It's amazing how everyone comes together for such an amazing family when they are in need!! It's such a heartbreaking thing that has happened and it takes people like yall to try to make things easier!! It's going to be a long road for them and all of yall are such sweethearts to give what you can to them!! PJ we are thinking of you and sending many prayers each day

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$30,225 of $30k goal

Raised by 340 people in 35 months
Created August 26, 2013
JH
$20
JEREMY HOCKMAN
32 months ago

God Bless this family through this tragic accident.

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PO
$500
PAM ORR
33 months ago

MYSELF AND VENTURA FOODS WANT TO EXPRESS OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU.

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BC
$1,385
Babe's Catering
33 months ago

We are still praying for you and Riley. We love you guys. Philippians 4:13

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RE
$60
RF Patterson Elementary
33 months ago

On behalf of RF Patterson we hope for a quick recovery.

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$300
Anonymous
33 months ago
ES
$10
Ernie Smith
34 months ago

Prayer for your son to recover soon... let's God guides you and your family.

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AL
$50
Anita Lauria
34 months ago

My our Lord comfort the family and friends at this difficult time.

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MA
$500
Mickey Ashlock
34 months ago

PJ, I pray you find strength and comfort in the name of Jesus our Lord.

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ET
$500
EyeCare Associates of Texas
34 months ago

The doctors and staff of EyeCare Associates of Texas extend our deepest sympathies to the family.

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JC
$50
Jeff and MarySarah Carpenter
34 months ago
Meghan Morgan
34 months ago

PJ, we still think about you and Riley every day. We hope for a full recovery for Riley and peace and serenity for you.

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Jacob Toews
34 months ago

So many prayers from Calera and first baptist in calera.....may God keep His promise to you to comfort your hearts

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Amy Wilson
34 months ago

praying for the family and close loved ones...Be strong and God bless you all through these tough times

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Krista Burns
34 months ago

Any update on little Riley? God bless.

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Katelyn Van Zandt
35 months ago

My mom worked with Kelly and one day my mom said her and her daughter were coming over. I was so excited to meet Skyla and Kelly!!! Me and Skyla became really good friends when we were younger.Sadly we lost touch when I moved. It hurts to know one of my good friends died but she's in a better place now so is Kelly. Praying for y'all and Praying for Riley to heal!! Love y'all!! Always Praying

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Andrea Zubia- Martinez
35 months ago

My family and I had the opportunity to meet this beautiful family through baseball. My husband coached Riley while I was team mom. PJ, we are so very sorry for the loss you Kelly and Skyla. We are praying for Riley's recovery. We pray the Lord provides you with healing in this time of need. Please know that John, Frankie and I are praying for you and Riley everyday.

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Shyla Koenig Strong
35 months ago

Pj my heart is so heavy for you right now! I am sending tons of prayers for you and that sweet little boy! Hugs!!

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Suzanne Gil
35 months ago

My heart is so heavy for you PJers, praying for you & Riley. May God hold you in the palm of his hand.

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Meghan Morgan
35 months ago

PJ, we are so sorry for yet another loss to your family. Please know that we think about you every day and that we will be there for anything you need. John and Chris Curtis and Meghan Morgan.

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Regina Jordan
35 months ago

I worked with PJ many years ago at the Babe's in Roanoke. He was always sweet and understand, I enjoyed working with him. Both Carter and myself had the opportunity to meet Kelly when she was pregnant with Riley. I remember thinking what a beautiful lady she was-both inside and out. I thought how lucky they both were to have found each other and what a beautiful daughter of Kelly. This is such a tragic situation. Lord I pray that you provide healing for Kelly and for Riley. I know that miracles do take place and you have the power to make them happen. I pray that this be one of the times for a miracle. I pray that Kelly's mission on this earth is not finished and that she be allowed to continue her journey here in this world. Lord I pray that you heal Riley and allow him to live his young life and grow into the man that you mean him to be. I know that it is your will be done. I pray that your will is to return both Kelly and Riley their family to finish the task that he have planned for them. Amen PJ we send you all of our blessings and love. May God continue to be with you and your family.

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Michael Fragola
35 months ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you PJ. I can't imagine what your going through but know that there is a support system out here for you even if we haven't been in touch for a while. Be strong and God bless.

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Laura Fish Wilson
35 months ago

Praying for all of you. I love you, Kelly, and I'm so sorry for your loss.

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Christina Smith Wells
35 months ago

A Prayer For My Friend Lord, I ask You to bless my friend who is reading this right now. Where there is pain, may they find peace and mercy. Where there is self-doubt, may they gain a renewed confidence. Where there is weariness or exhaustion, give them understanding, patience, and strength. Where there is fear, reveal your love, and offer to them your courage. Give them greater vision, bless their finances, and raise up leaders and friends to support and encourage them. May their spirit always be joyous and their days rich and full with love and happiness, And may they always know that they have a friend. WE ARE STILL PRAYING AND LOVE YOU ALL ~Wells family~

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Jean Roozen Whittington
35 months ago

This is truly amazing. PJ will need our love and support and he truly has seen.both. here and at the bedsides of my daughter and grandson. Thank you so much!!

+ Read More
Cathleen Lagow
35 months ago

"MAY THE LORD OUR FATHER LAY HIS HEALING HANDS ON BOTH OF YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS TO HAVE A QUICK AND COMPLETE RECOVERY....DEAR GOD AS THIS FAMILY GRIVES FOR THE LOSS OF A GORGEOUS ANGEL THAT YOU SAW TO TAKE HOME WITH YOU, PLEASE GIVE THEM HOPE, STRENGTH, FAITH AND LOVE FROM ALL OF US; AS FRIENDS OF YOU GOD, AS WE, ARE ALL YOUR CHILDREN...REACH OUT AND LAY THY HEALING HANDS ON THESE TWO...IN THE NAME OF OUR FATHER THY LORD JESUS CHRIST, AMEN"...To the Speilman family I send my deepest sympathy for your loss and my constant prayers to above our LORD GOD; for your loved ones but also for all of you to hold strong. He does perform miracles, I know and have been one; I am friends w/ Gina and I send my love and faith to all of you......

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Griselle Merced
35 months ago

Its no word that can express the sadness we feel about this. Our prayers to you and family in this difficult times. Our daughter works Mr. Spielman and we know how generous he is and the same with his family. But also its a Higher Power that can turn things around, we can loose faith in the Almighty. My prayers to all of you.

+ Read More
Gayla Short
35 months ago

Continued prayers from the bottom of my heart for the entire family. I met Kelly at Allstate while going door to door to our local business's in Kennedale for donations for a Scholarship fund in memory of Mr. Shreves..He was my 13yr old daughters teacher that was killed June 9th. It so happened that Skyla, Kelly's daughter was also his student. Kelly jumped at the opportunity to help any way that she could (hugs included). I can honestly tell you that I have never met such a more beautiful young lady. I am praying for a miracle..and asking everyone that I know to please do the same.

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Jennefer Bannan Wassom
35 months ago

you are all in our prayers pj kelly riley and skyla

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Jean Roozen Whittington
35 months ago

My name is Jean Roozen. I am Kelly's mother and Skyla and Riley's grandmother. I am speechless at the outpouring of love and support. My heart has a huge hole that can never be healed. Skyla was the light of my life. She never went anywhere without her kindle in hand. I remember when she was about 2 1/2 she loved to watch trauma in the ER. One night they did a special on C sections. She was enthralled with it. The next day Kelly took her for an interview at a Montessori school. The woman asked Skyla what she wanted to be when she grew up and she said a pediatrician. She said to the last that she knew all about c sections. The woman was curious so she asked Skyla what a c section was. Skyla proceeded to tell her the details. The woman was in awe. Skyla was almost immediately accepted into the Montessori as she gave every detail how the procedure was done. Skyla also played the oboe. She loved to do arts and crafts. Kelly, my beautiful daughter. She's a fighter! She's on.life support. the doctors are not hopeful but we have people praying and vigils going on all over the country....HOPE AND FAITH!!! She will beat this!! She has so much left to do!!! Riley...he is a fighter just like his mama!! God I miss my Skyla!!! I would giv all I have to have her back and to heal my daughter and grandson!!! Please please please pray for them. Believe that miracles happen.

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Christina Parsons-Shelley
35 months ago

I just wanted to say God Bless each and everyone of yall!! It's amazing how everyone comes together for such an amazing family when they are in need!! It's such a heartbreaking thing that has happened and it takes people like yall to try to make things easier!! It's going to be a long road for them and all of yall are such sweethearts to give what you can to them!! PJ we are thinking of you and sending many prayers each day

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