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Lohr Family Deserves Real Big Apple Hospitality.

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*New York City Rallies Behind Lohr Family Following Times Square Attack*

New York City, New York, Thursday, May 30, 2024 — New York City, renowned for its diversity and vibrancy, continues to attract tourists from all corners of the globe, generating billions in revenue that surpasses the GDP of many countries. Ensuring the safety and enjoyment of these visitors has always been a top priority for the city's authorities.

Amber Lohr, who was stabbed while chaperoning a school trip, managed to ensure the safety of her students despite her severe injuries. Her attacker, Cyril Destin, has a criminal record spanning two decades and is currently facing charges. The Lohr family has expressed their desire for justice, emphasizing the need for Destin to be incarcerated to prevent future attacks. Despite her severe injury, Amber's first thought was to protect her students, guiding them to safety before seeking help. Her husband, John Lohr, praised her bravery, calling her a hero for her quick and selfless actions.

Essentially, the New York Police Department has been lauded for maintaining safety, particularly in popular tourist areas like Times Square and the theater district. With over 60 million tourists visiting annually, incidents of violence against tourists are rare. However, the attack on Amber Lohr by Cyril Destin has brought attention to the need for continued vigilance.

*Fundraising Campaign for the Lohr Family*

In light of this devastating incident that shook the City, we are joined by elected officials, clergy and community leaders to announce this GoFundme account to support the Lohr family. This fundraising is aims to bring the Lohr family back to New York to show them the city’s love, hospitality and appreciation despite their unfortunate experience earlier.

To honor Amber's courage and support the Lohr family, One New York Love and MMC are spearheading this fundraising campaign. The funds raised will facilitate the family's return trip to New York City and whatever amount left will be given to the family directly.

This fundraising initiative was recently announced at a press conference that took place at the corner of 43rd Street and Eighth Avenue, the site of the attack.

We encourage our fellow New Yorkers to show their generosity for this noble cause and reinforce the message that New York City remains a welcoming and safe destination. Although over sixty million tourists visit the Big Apple annually without incident, one attack on them is one too many to ignore.

Please help meet our fundraising goal so we can bring the Lohr family back and provide them with the real New York City hospitality. All donors will be invited to the ceremonial gathering with the Lohr family, NYC elected officials, supporters and the organizers.

Thank You in advance!
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  • Tenrai Forsythe
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  • Victoria Stennett
    • $60 
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  • Patrick Donohue
    • $40 
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