Funeral costs for Christa

Our friend Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien was killed this week. We, her friends, are raising funds for her family to cover funeral costs.

Anything left over will be donated to Trans Lifeline.

Interpartner Violence is a real thing and Trans folks experience a disproportionate amount of interpartner violence.

If you are worried for a friend or relative who you think may be experiencing abuse, please remind them that help is available

Western Mass - Elizabeth Freeman Center: [phone redacted].

Trans Lifeline: (877) [phone redacted]


My name is justin adkins. I have been friends with Christa for 10 years. I worked with her as one of the founders of New England Trans Pride and I used to live in Williamstown, MA (right next to North Adams)
A group of us who are friends are working with her family to make sure that costs are covered. Since I no longer live in MA, running this gofundme is my part.
I will have a full record of funds raised and expenses in case anyone wants more details.


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justin adkins 
Meadville, PA
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