Chris Shabel Funeral Fund

Our beautiful mother, Chris Shabel (Powell), passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at 8:25am after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis disease just after celebrating her 80th birthday.

We are in need of your immediate support and assistance. We need to raise a total of $14,000 for her funeral arrangements ASAP. WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! We need to raise this by the funeral and cannot do this alone! If you have not yet donated and can do anything at all, please do so right away. (As of this posting, we have a total of about $5,500, so we ONLY need another $8,500!)

In addition, could you help us by sharing this with friends? Getting the word out really makes a difference!

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at 3PM at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park Hollywood Hills, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068. (323) [phone redacted] or (800) [phone redacted].

Webcast via - go to Funeral Webcasts, select CHRIS GALE POWELL (SHABEL), and the password is SHABEL1933 or POWELL1933

Reception following - please contact Jacquie Shabel or Patricia Shabel for more detailed information.

If you'd rather mail a check, please make payable to my sister, Jacquie Shabel, and send to:
Jacquie Shabel
P.O. Box 480136
Los Angeles, CA 90048

(Please let me know if you are mailing it to us directly.)

With much love and warm blessings,
Patricia Shabel (Daughter)
Jacquie Shabel (Daughter)
Rhys Shabel (Grandson)

Chris has been a community activist for over 30 years and dedicated her life to community service, volunteering her time, energy and resources to making sure that Los Angeles, Hollywood in particular, has maintained and improved over the many years for it to be the amazing place it is today. She has played a major part in history, including: being one of the founder members of the Hollywood Studio District Neighborhood Council (HSDNC), President and participant of the Hollywood Democratic Club for over 15 years, honored as Woman of the Year in State of California AND Hollywood/Los Angeles by prominent politicians, honored as "People of the Year" by LA Weekly twice, and many other awards, too many to mention at this moment.

(If you have already seen this from my sister, Jacquie Shabel, then please disregard. We are trying to reach all of our friends through 2 separate campaigns and combining them together.)
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