Thor's Memorial Fund

$38,891 of $40,000 goal

Raised by 701 people in 34 months
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Debra Winegarden
on behalf of Ronald Anderson
 COMPTON, CA
Thor Anderson, (21 years old) a dedicated Lyft driver was killed at 3:00 AM January 1st while on duty to pick up  a customer. He was struck by a speeding, drunk driver and killed instantly.

Thor has two brothers, a sister, and a father who depend on him for help both with the family and financially. He was a dedicated, "good boy," and was the cornerstone for his family. His two little brothers feel lost without him helping them with homework and rides. 

I am Thor's Aunt and I am helping the family set up this fund as they are financially strapped and cannot afford funeral expenses, nor to take a few days off from work to deal with the tragedy, nor the loss of income they will now face.

They need the money right away to pay for the funeral and memorial...There are many other collateral expenses they have that Thor helped with, such as food, gas, car payments, and utilities. 

Thor was well liked in the Lyft community, and previously served as a TSA agent at LAX airport.
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Thor Anderson was laid to rest today. We are all sad.
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With deepest gratitude, our family thanks everyone who has helped the Anderson family at this time. We have met the initial goal we have set. We will keep this ongoing however, as you know that raising a family in the Los Angeles area is a challenge.
Thankfulness is the word.
Aunt Debra Winegarden (Anderson)
A Happy Day
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Memorial Services for Thor Anderson are Thursday Jan 7, 2016 at 1:00 PM
First Missionary Baptist Church Bellflower
9246 Rosser St
Bellflower, Ca 90706

Potluck reception to follow at the church

If you wish to send flowers, send them to the church.
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Thor's Memorial Fund has reached 55% of it's goal. Thanks to everyone who has helped.
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Soraya Ghoudsifar
34 months ago

Hello. I met Thor last week at LAX I also drive for Lyft. He was very kind and gave me advice. I would like to attend this service if possible.

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Linda Delacruz
34 months ago
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he was my grandson

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Kimberly Lynn Sponberg
34 months ago
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My husband and I are in the costa mesa/ Newport lyft community and wish to attend the services as well. Even though we haven't meet Thor, we are very sadden by this tragedy. From our hearts to yours, we pray for healing!!!

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Jenny Love Furlotte
34 months ago
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Debra Winegarden is my step-mother and Thor Anderson's aunt. She is the younger sister of Thor's father, Ronald Anderson. All proceeds go directly to his family.

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Randy Lee Shear
34 months ago
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To all who question the validity of this GoFundMe: I am Uber Man on YouTube, and I have spoken with Debra (Thor's Aunt) and confirmed this is in fact her account, for the family. I will be uploading a video soon, with this very link to my channel. My sincere condolences to the family of this young man. RIP Mr. Anderson.

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Jenny Love Furlotte
34 months ago
6
6

Thank you so much to everyone who had donated!!! Every $ adds up and our family is very grateful for all of your donations, prayers, and kind words. Thor was a sweet young man, big brother, and son. Keep on sharing and please continue to spread the message to not drink and drive.

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Deb Jackson
34 months ago
5
5

May peace be with you during this unimaginable time. Hugs to you and all who loved Thor. He was obviously loved and too young to leave this world.

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Felix Bustos
34 months ago
5
5

So sad as a fellow resident of Compton and a lyft driver. I called the police on 3 different occasions as I followed 3 drunk drivers an I feel so terrible I couldn't have called the cops on this idiot that killed Thor. RIP

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Denise Freeman
33 months ago
4
4

I am part of the Lyft Driver Community in Los Angeles and am so saddened and heartbroken for the Anderson family. All my passengers tell me that Lyft drivers are nice and friendly and obviously by the comments of those who knew him Thor embodied those qualities to the nth degree. Godspeed, Thor!

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Anthony Martinez
33 months ago
4
4

I'm also part of the lyft community. My prayers are with you and your family Thor. Thank you for your service of getting many to their destinations safe. RIP Thor.

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Wendy Holmes
34 months ago
4
4

My heart goes out to you. Sending love and prayers from the Boston Lyft family.

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Laird Sam Knash Green
34 months ago
4
4

I'm a fellow driver in LA. Never had the pleasure of meeting Thor but my deepest sympathies go out to you, his family, I'm sorry for your loss.

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Ridesharing-World Karla
33 months ago
3
3

As a fellow Lyft driver I would like to join the family in their lost. His commitment to Service and great Personality that characterize his good nature will not go unnoticed.

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Omar San Chez
33 months ago
3
3

As a member of the Lyft community in Chicago, I'm very saddened of this tragedy. I pray for the family for healing through these difficult times. I appreciate seeing so much support here from fellow members. I hope Lyft will do more to assist with greater financial needs.

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Traci Parris
33 months ago
3
3

My deepest condolences. I'm a Lyft driver in Texas. My family has recently my brother-in-law to cancer, leaving my sister alone with no income and 12 children. We found out the hard way that Go Fund Me keeps a percentage of the donations (10%?). If you start another page, use YouCaring dot com. All of the money goes to the family. Their site is free. You're in our thoughts and prayers.

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Lauren Delaine
33 months ago
3
3

This saddens my heart. There's no excuse for anyone to be driving while intoxicated. An innocent, good, hardworking man ripped from his family for a senseless reason. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss.

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Johnny P. Cole
33 months ago
3
3

I'm very sorry to here about the loss of a Lyft brother. My thoughts and well wishes go out to the family, and friends of the beautiful man.

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Matthew Nalett
34 months ago
3
3

prayers to the family from the LYFT Family in Chicago...

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Linda Delacruz
34 months ago
3
3

scottdela14

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Colleen Lewin
34 months ago
3
3

Steve, services need to happen much sooner than the time it will take for insurance companies to settle this. Thank you for kind words to his family. To his family, please know that his Lyft family is here for you. Please please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you at this time or in the future.

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Danita Breakfield
33 months ago
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So sorry for your loss

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Sarah Brown
33 months ago
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I will be praying for the family.

Soraya Ghoudsifar
34 months ago

Hello. I met Thor last week at LAX I also drive for Lyft. He was very kind and gave me advice. I would like to attend this service if possible.

+ Read More
Linda Delacruz
34 months ago
9
9

he was my grandson

+ Read More
Kimberly Lynn Sponberg
34 months ago
9
9

My husband and I are in the costa mesa/ Newport lyft community and wish to attend the services as well. Even though we haven't meet Thor, we are very sadden by this tragedy. From our hearts to yours, we pray for healing!!!

+ Read More
Jenny Love Furlotte
34 months ago
8
8

Debra Winegarden is my step-mother and Thor Anderson's aunt. She is the younger sister of Thor's father, Ronald Anderson. All proceeds go directly to his family.

+ Read More
Randy Lee Shear
34 months ago
7
7

To all who question the validity of this GoFundMe: I am Uber Man on YouTube, and I have spoken with Debra (Thor's Aunt) and confirmed this is in fact her account, for the family. I will be uploading a video soon, with this very link to my channel. My sincere condolences to the family of this young man. RIP Mr. Anderson.

+ Read More
Jenny Love Furlotte
34 months ago
6
6

Thank you so much to everyone who had donated!!! Every $ adds up and our family is very grateful for all of your donations, prayers, and kind words. Thor was a sweet young man, big brother, and son. Keep on sharing and please continue to spread the message to not drink and drive.

+ Read More
Deb Jackson
34 months ago
5
5

May peace be with you during this unimaginable time. Hugs to you and all who loved Thor. He was obviously loved and too young to leave this world.

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Felix Bustos
34 months ago
5
5

So sad as a fellow resident of Compton and a lyft driver. I called the police on 3 different occasions as I followed 3 drunk drivers an I feel so terrible I couldn't have called the cops on this idiot that killed Thor. RIP

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Denise Freeman
33 months ago
4
4

I am part of the Lyft Driver Community in Los Angeles and am so saddened and heartbroken for the Anderson family. All my passengers tell me that Lyft drivers are nice and friendly and obviously by the comments of those who knew him Thor embodied those qualities to the nth degree. Godspeed, Thor!

+ Read More
Anthony Martinez
33 months ago
4
4

I'm also part of the lyft community. My prayers are with you and your family Thor. Thank you for your service of getting many to their destinations safe. RIP Thor.

+ Read More
Wendy Holmes
34 months ago
4
4

My heart goes out to you. Sending love and prayers from the Boston Lyft family.

+ Read More
Laird Sam Knash Green
34 months ago
4
4

I'm a fellow driver in LA. Never had the pleasure of meeting Thor but my deepest sympathies go out to you, his family, I'm sorry for your loss.

+ Read More
Ridesharing-World Karla
33 months ago
3
3

As a fellow Lyft driver I would like to join the family in their lost. His commitment to Service and great Personality that characterize his good nature will not go unnoticed.

+ Read More
Omar San Chez
33 months ago
3
3

As a member of the Lyft community in Chicago, I'm very saddened of this tragedy. I pray for the family for healing through these difficult times. I appreciate seeing so much support here from fellow members. I hope Lyft will do more to assist with greater financial needs.

+ Read More
Traci Parris
33 months ago
3
3

My deepest condolences. I'm a Lyft driver in Texas. My family has recently my brother-in-law to cancer, leaving my sister alone with no income and 12 children. We found out the hard way that Go Fund Me keeps a percentage of the donations (10%?). If you start another page, use YouCaring dot com. All of the money goes to the family. Their site is free. You're in our thoughts and prayers.

+ Read More
Lauren Delaine
33 months ago
3
3

This saddens my heart. There's no excuse for anyone to be driving while intoxicated. An innocent, good, hardworking man ripped from his family for a senseless reason. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss.

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Johnny P. Cole
33 months ago
3
3

I'm very sorry to here about the loss of a Lyft brother. My thoughts and well wishes go out to the family, and friends of the beautiful man.

+ Read More
Matthew Nalett
34 months ago
3
3

prayers to the family from the LYFT Family in Chicago...

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Linda Delacruz
34 months ago
3
3

scottdela14

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Colleen Lewin
34 months ago
3
3

Steve, services need to happen much sooner than the time it will take for insurance companies to settle this. Thank you for kind words to his family. To his family, please know that his Lyft family is here for you. Please please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you at this time or in the future.

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