Final Farewell for Amanda,and support for her kids

On September 20th, 2019 tragedy struck. Sadly, Amanda's 5 year old sons life was in danger as he was leaped into the Niagara River off of a break wall while in his fathers arms.  As any mother would, Amanda jumped in to try and save her son, and while bystanders were able to get to Tatum on time, sadly Amanda took on far to much water. After over an hour of CPR on Amanda, she was rushed to an out of town hospital where she remained in critical condition. 

Amanda fought for several hours before taking her final breath at 11:58 a.m Saturday morning. Sadly leaving behind 2 beautiful children. Brooklyn and Tatum. 

Tatum remains in hospital, but is doing well despite the loss of both his mother and father. 

I have been asked by friends and extended family to assist with a fundraiser to help not only assist with Amanda's final arrangements, but for the care of her 2 children for the future. At this time, the family is unaware as to where the 2 children will go, but have hopes they will be with their loving family very soon! I have known Amanda's sister in law since she was an infant, and have known her mother for 10 years or so. This is the least I can do. 

We will keep you updated as per arrangements, as well as Tatum's health status. Please know that not only did Tatum witness this horrific event, but Amanda's daughter Brooklyn was there and sadly watched as they tried to bring her mother back to her.  Please pray for healing for both children. 

What these 2 children have gone through the last 24 hours is absolutely horrific, and we can not mourn for them enough. Amanda's parents and siblings, friends and family are beside themselves and just can not fathom how all of this happened. 

Any donation helps a great deal. $2 or even just a share. These children have a long road ahead of them, with neither parent by their sides. And Amanda will require a proper service. 

Amanda died a Hero!! 

On behalf of the family, thank you to all those who helped save the lives of both Tatum and Amanda.  Although Amanda may have passed, you still helped give her those extra hours and for her family to be able to say their goodbyes! So, THANK YOU!!
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Organizer and beneficiary

Mindy Leveille 
Organizer
Fort Erie, ON
Brandon Mark 
Beneficiary
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