For the love of a friend in need

There is an incredible lady that does so much for an online community of followers, and she has no idea how much she is loved, appreciated and needed by all of us.

She is a full time Criminal Justice Advocate and College Student. She rents a modest home in Northeast Tennesse, with her pets and her aging father.  

On July 22, 2017, she lost her beloved 28 year old daughter in a car wreck, who was out-of-state and living in California at the time.

The sudden loss, the unsurmountable grief she is enveloped by, has crippled her emotionally, financially, and if that is not enough, her struggles continue to keep mounting up daily. 

Lost in the darkness of despair, this beautifully strong woman, who's been the back bone to support groups and has spent endless hours of research for others in the fields of Criminal Justice and Reform, needs your help. 

The bills have gotten behind, the funeral home still has a balance that is owed, and as of today, her only vehicle is in need of repair.

The funds raised will be 100% put forth to allow her the means to pull herself up and pay the balances on what is owed financially.

She is pro-actively reaching for the light, trying to escape the darkness, that has a heart-crushing hold on her inner world since her daughters accident and sudden passing last July. 

It would utterly be Heaven sent to have the funds raised, to eleveate the financial stresses of overdue bills, and to have her only vehicle running again. 

This GoFundMe page is something that I wanted to do for her, as I have watched her for years, be the arm for others to cling to, in their difficult times moving through the Judicial System.  She now needs us... 


Donations (0)

  • Patricia Thran 
    • $50 
    • 9 mos
  • Shelley Grayden 
    • $5 
    • 22 mos
  • Karen Scott 
    • $50 
    • 23 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 23 mos
  • Sherri Dunn 
    • $10 
    • 23 mos

Organizer and beneficiary 

Lynie LaNell Vinyard 
Elizabethton, TN
Carol Leonard 
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