Czaczkowski Family Fund

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Jason Fisher
on behalf of Gregory Czaczkowski
 CHICAGO, IL
On Sunday afternoon, May 1, 2016, 44 year old Tracy Czaczkowski was critically wounded in a random, senseless, violent shooting on the highway as she returned with her husband and children from a trip to Wisconsin Dells.  She later died from injuries.  She will be greatly missed by her community, friends and family.  She leaves behind her husband and two beautiful children.  Please take the time to post a personal note to the family.  Any donation would be greatly appreciated in helping offset future costs of their children.

All of the donations will be provided to Tracy's husband to help the children in any way possible.

My name is Mark.  I am a work colleague of Tracy's husband.  All of his colleagues felt a need to do something to help the family with the difficulties ahead.

Donations will be accepted here until Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 6:00pm.  Thereafter donations may be made by check made out to "St. Mary School" with a notation "to Czaczkowski Family" and mailed to St. Mary Parish, 10 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089,  Attn: Nancy Wolowicz.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/buffalo-grove/news/ct-illinois-mom-shot-wisconsin-highway-met-20160503-story.html

http://wgntv.com/2016/05/02/illinois-woman-returning-from-dells-wounded-in-shooting-on-wisconsin-highway/

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Dawn Eichhorst
21 months ago

Dan Chakires..You are the most HEARTLESS person on this thread..your actually..DISGUSTING! Hopefully the devil has plans for you!

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Carol Rossi
21 months ago
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Hi Mark, my name is Carol Geimer & I am a parishioner of St. Mary's. Can you let me know if I can help by providing meals, transportation etc. to the family. Thank you.

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Susie Huelsman
21 months ago
8
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Hi Mark, my name is Susie Huelsman, I am a DJ in the Madison area. I from Chicago. I am saddened by all of this. If you want to set up some sort of benefit for this family, I would be willing to DJ the event. Please call me if you are interested. You can find my phone number on my website at www.thesusieshow.com. Cannot wrap my head around this senseless act of violence. My heart goes out to this family....

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Jennifer Fisher
21 months ago
7
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Hello Mark, My name is Jennifer .... This really touches me and my family as we were also on that Hwy.... My family and I were heading back to Illinois from visiting family in Wisconsin. By whatever miracle we ended up stopping for 5 minutes because of a missing phone charger and when we got back on Hwy we were between both scenes. My heart breaks for the family knowing it could have been us. I don't have much to donate but please know they are in my thoughts and prayers ❤️

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Lanie Reichman Kuhlman
21 months ago
5
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Sweatshop Family Sweatathon for the Czaczkowski Family The Sweatshop family just had to reach out to support a local Buffalo Grove family whose lives have now been forever changed. Pulling together as a community to show kindness is the very least that we could do at this time. Our deepest condolences go out to this entire family! Our hearts go out to this entire family and we will be gathering together on May 21st, 2016 from 8-10:45 am for a supportive Sweatathon to send love and care to the loved ones left behind after this senseless tragedy. As a mother, my heart aches for these kids. The Sweatshop and Total Wellness want to help support this family in any way that we can during this time of need. I'd like to personally extend the offer of free bereavement counseling to the entire Czaczkowski family for this is my clinical background as a hospice counselor for many years. The Sweatshop will also offer free memberships to the family, if and when they may be ready, to help bring a smile to them for at least an hour a day. Please bring your support and love to this family on this day and anyone and everyone is welcome...you do not need to be a member to participate! The only requirement is that you bring your heart and send your caring thoughts to this family! Please feel free to bring an appropriate donation of your choosing to give to this family... If anyone knows the appropriate way to reach out to the Czaczkowski family to let them know that this is happening it would be greatly appreciated. We want to be respectful of their personal lives and space at this time, but maybe they would want to know too. Thank you so much, Sincerely, The Sweatshop Family

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Ivette Rivera-Escheik
21 months ago
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Hello, mark I am so sad and my heart is destroy to know this tragedy, is incoherence , my prayers are with Tracy's children and husband, I had the pleasure to meet her and care for her two children in the school here in Bogota NJ , were I often spoke to her day by day ,her loving gestures toward her kids and her sweet smile , few years back they left to Chicago to be closer to her family and have her children closer to family roots . Yesterday I receive this news and was very hard for me , making it hard to continuing working , specially were i often sow her interacting with all of us , wonderful mom,super caring to her children; most of all her son ,and little girl such a tragedy . May god give peace and restoration to her kids and family and faith to stay strong to continue ,I wish I could be closer to them to help, special the children, my love and blessings are with all of them, praise be to god . Mrs Escheik

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Jo Du
21 months ago
2
2

Dan Chakires, their income just went to zero. Wonder when someone will be posting a fund for your family when you pass? You're obviously a piece of garbage, so I'm guessing -- never... Although your family has no fault in you being such a low-life...

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Brooke Haberstroh Barton
21 months ago
2
2

Dan Chakires..you don't know this family's income bracket, so please don't bring your negative comments and be respectful. No one has asked you to give anything, so I don't know why you felt the need to state your unjustifiable statement. Tracy was one of my very good friends, and I just ask that you think of her children before you speak. Everyone is grieving, please give us the respect to do so. Thanks

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Mary Baranek
21 months ago
2
2

Mataya Kristin - what does your comment about Chicago have to do with this sad, horrible situation? First of all, at least express some sympathy for this poor family. Second - this happened in Wisconsin and the murderer is from Wisconsin. Has nothing to do with Chicago.

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Mike Evans
21 months ago
2
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Dan Chakires...Go away. You shouldn't be here.

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Shawna Modrich
21 months ago
2
2

Dan Chakires, I feel bad for you. Yes, they make a good living. They went to college and worked their butts off to earn that kind of money. As a RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist) myself, I know how hard she worked for her title and the income associated with it. This is a tragic loss. My toughts and prayers are with the family. May the lord bless you all.

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Sonya Wittmann
21 months ago
2
2

Thinking of you and your family!! I heard of this story and my family and I frequent the Wi Dells area as well for weekend get away's and so sadden to hear about this senseless tragedy! Sending love and support from Wisconsin to you!!!

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Kim Novak
21 months ago
2
2

I am so sorry for the loss of your wife and your children's mom. What a senseless tragedy. May god bless you all and I hope you find peace

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Laura Ponce
21 months ago
2
2

May god bless that family.

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Dan Chakires
21 months ago
2
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While I am very sorry for this tragic loss of life, I think it is shameful that people in the income bracket these people are/were in are asking for money.

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Mark Atkinson
21 months ago
1
1

I am heartbroken beyond words. I can't begin to understand or make sense out of how this could possibly happen. It is beyond reasoning and logic. Our heart pours out to you and your family with prayers and continued support! I am here for you bro

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Keith Gregory
21 months ago
1
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She might be gone from earth but she is alive and well in heaven.

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Justin Bergmann
21 months ago
1
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From a brother-in-blue in Los Angeles, may god bless you and your children.

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Al Denore
21 months ago
1
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Greg, on behalf of my family and as a co-worker please accept my most sincere condolences. It is in moments like this that no words can really make a difference; however, it is always good to know how much people care. We are so sorry for your loss. Many blessings during this difficult times.

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Barbara Heintz
21 months ago
1
1

My name is barbara heintz i would like to tell you how sorry i am for your loss i do know what you are going through my 26 year old daughter constance heintz was shot and killed 3 weeks ago by her boyfreind there are no words to help you through this just love i would help you out but i am not able to we also have a go fund me for her i hope and pray noone ever forgets our loved ones its a terrible lose for your family and mine my heart goes out to you you are in my prayers my daughters name is constance heintz we will never forget your wife and my daughter

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mary ann condon
21 months ago

My continued prayers for you and your children. May the Lord help you through this most difficult time.

SS
$20
stephen sigala
21 months ago

My name is stephen sigala im married and have 3 boys and 1 girl. I don't know you but my heart goes out to you and your little ones. God Bless

MS
$25
Margaret Selin
21 months ago

My heart is breaking for this poor family.

$5
Anonymous
21 months ago
Dawn Eichhorst
21 months ago

Dan Chakires..You are the most HEARTLESS person on this thread..your actually..DISGUSTING! Hopefully the devil has plans for you!

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Carol Rossi
21 months ago
8
8

Hi Mark, my name is Carol Geimer & I am a parishioner of St. Mary's. Can you let me know if I can help by providing meals, transportation etc. to the family. Thank you.

+ Read More
Susie Huelsman
21 months ago
8
8

Hi Mark, my name is Susie Huelsman, I am a DJ in the Madison area. I from Chicago. I am saddened by all of this. If you want to set up some sort of benefit for this family, I would be willing to DJ the event. Please call me if you are interested. You can find my phone number on my website at www.thesusieshow.com. Cannot wrap my head around this senseless act of violence. My heart goes out to this family....

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Jennifer Fisher
21 months ago
7
7

Hello Mark, My name is Jennifer .... This really touches me and my family as we were also on that Hwy.... My family and I were heading back to Illinois from visiting family in Wisconsin. By whatever miracle we ended up stopping for 5 minutes because of a missing phone charger and when we got back on Hwy we were between both scenes. My heart breaks for the family knowing it could have been us. I don't have much to donate but please know they are in my thoughts and prayers ❤️

+ Read More
Lanie Reichman Kuhlman
21 months ago
5
5

Sweatshop Family Sweatathon for the Czaczkowski Family The Sweatshop family just had to reach out to support a local Buffalo Grove family whose lives have now been forever changed. Pulling together as a community to show kindness is the very least that we could do at this time. Our deepest condolences go out to this entire family! Our hearts go out to this entire family and we will be gathering together on May 21st, 2016 from 8-10:45 am for a supportive Sweatathon to send love and care to the loved ones left behind after this senseless tragedy. As a mother, my heart aches for these kids. The Sweatshop and Total Wellness want to help support this family in any way that we can during this time of need. I'd like to personally extend the offer of free bereavement counseling to the entire Czaczkowski family for this is my clinical background as a hospice counselor for many years. The Sweatshop will also offer free memberships to the family, if and when they may be ready, to help bring a smile to them for at least an hour a day. Please bring your support and love to this family on this day and anyone and everyone is welcome...you do not need to be a member to participate! The only requirement is that you bring your heart and send your caring thoughts to this family! Please feel free to bring an appropriate donation of your choosing to give to this family... If anyone knows the appropriate way to reach out to the Czaczkowski family to let them know that this is happening it would be greatly appreciated. We want to be respectful of their personal lives and space at this time, but maybe they would want to know too. Thank you so much, Sincerely, The Sweatshop Family

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IR
Ivette Rivera-Escheik
21 months ago
3
3

Hello, mark I am so sad and my heart is destroy to know this tragedy, is incoherence , my prayers are with Tracy's children and husband, I had the pleasure to meet her and care for her two children in the school here in Bogota NJ , were I often spoke to her day by day ,her loving gestures toward her kids and her sweet smile , few years back they left to Chicago to be closer to her family and have her children closer to family roots . Yesterday I receive this news and was very hard for me , making it hard to continuing working , specially were i often sow her interacting with all of us , wonderful mom,super caring to her children; most of all her son ,and little girl such a tragedy . May god give peace and restoration to her kids and family and faith to stay strong to continue ,I wish I could be closer to them to help, special the children, my love and blessings are with all of them, praise be to god . Mrs Escheik

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Jo Du
21 months ago
2
2

Dan Chakires, their income just went to zero. Wonder when someone will be posting a fund for your family when you pass? You're obviously a piece of garbage, so I'm guessing -- never... Although your family has no fault in you being such a low-life...

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Brooke Haberstroh Barton
21 months ago
2
2

Dan Chakires..you don't know this family's income bracket, so please don't bring your negative comments and be respectful. No one has asked you to give anything, so I don't know why you felt the need to state your unjustifiable statement. Tracy was one of my very good friends, and I just ask that you think of her children before you speak. Everyone is grieving, please give us the respect to do so. Thanks

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Mary Baranek
21 months ago
2
2

Mataya Kristin - what does your comment about Chicago have to do with this sad, horrible situation? First of all, at least express some sympathy for this poor family. Second - this happened in Wisconsin and the murderer is from Wisconsin. Has nothing to do with Chicago.

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Mike Evans
21 months ago
2
2

Dan Chakires...Go away. You shouldn't be here.

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Shawna Modrich
21 months ago
2
2

Dan Chakires, I feel bad for you. Yes, they make a good living. They went to college and worked their butts off to earn that kind of money. As a RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist) myself, I know how hard she worked for her title and the income associated with it. This is a tragic loss. My toughts and prayers are with the family. May the lord bless you all.

+ Read More
Sonya Wittmann
21 months ago
2
2

Thinking of you and your family!! I heard of this story and my family and I frequent the Wi Dells area as well for weekend get away's and so sadden to hear about this senseless tragedy! Sending love and support from Wisconsin to you!!!

+ Read More
Kim Novak
21 months ago
2
2

I am so sorry for the loss of your wife and your children's mom. What a senseless tragedy. May god bless you all and I hope you find peace

+ Read More
Laura Ponce
21 months ago
2
2

May god bless that family.

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Dan Chakires
21 months ago
2
2

While I am very sorry for this tragic loss of life, I think it is shameful that people in the income bracket these people are/were in are asking for money.

+ Read More
Mark Atkinson
21 months ago
1
1

I am heartbroken beyond words. I can't begin to understand or make sense out of how this could possibly happen. It is beyond reasoning and logic. Our heart pours out to you and your family with prayers and continued support! I am here for you bro

+ Read More
Keith Gregory
21 months ago
1
1

She might be gone from earth but she is alive and well in heaven.

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Justin Bergmann
21 months ago
1
1

From a brother-in-blue in Los Angeles, may god bless you and your children.

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Al Denore
21 months ago
1
1

Greg, on behalf of my family and as a co-worker please accept my most sincere condolences. It is in moments like this that no words can really make a difference; however, it is always good to know how much people care. We are so sorry for your loss. Many blessings during this difficult times.

+ Read More
Barbara Heintz
21 months ago
1
1

My name is barbara heintz i would like to tell you how sorry i am for your loss i do know what you are going through my 26 year old daughter constance heintz was shot and killed 3 weeks ago by her boyfreind there are no words to help you through this just love i would help you out but i am not able to we also have a go fund me for her i hope and pray noone ever forgets our loved ones its a terrible lose for your family and mine my heart goes out to you you are in my prayers my daughters name is constance heintz we will never forget your wife and my daughter

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