Jerrick’s body was sent to Florida to be laid to rest in the community he grew up in. Between sending him to FL and the funeral services, the costs total approximately $10,000. We’ve been able to raise some funds, but not enough to prevent a financial hardship.
The cost for me to fly from California to Florida for the service there started at $1200, so instead of spending that money on a flight I gave it to his mother for the service and I will have a celebration of life for him in Sacramento, CA. It breaks my heart to not have the opportunity to see and touch him one last time and if my fundraising efforts are successful enough over the next couple days I would like to fly to FL for his service.
Jerrick was generous with finances and did not want his loved ones to experience a financial burden. The best way I know how to honor Jerrick is to support his mother, so I’ve created this Go Fund Me account to raise funds for her to cover the costs of transporting his body and burying him as well as the cost of a flight for me to the service.
Please help our family with a contribution in any amount as we celebrate and honor Jerrick’s wonderful life.
Now tell your people that you love them. Tell them you miss them. Share heart hugs and make time for community. All we have is each other and love is all that matters. For real.
Friday, May 26, 2017 from 6pm-8pm
Carnegie & Dallas Funeral Home
1479 S M.L.K. Jr Ave Clearwater, FL
*Please send all flowers to this location
Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 1pm
Christ Church-Universal Love
11699 130th Ave Largo, FL 33778
Celebration of Life:
Sacramento, CA - details forthcoming
- Nate Pelkey
- Brandon Rowland
- Denise Belcher
- Malika Houmani
- Emanuela Gyurics
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