Please Help Jyl and Her Two Young Boys

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The Krakowiak's are one of the most phenomenal families that you will ever meet.  They are a spiritual, fun-loving, easy-going, adventurous family, whose personalities and smiles light up people's lives.  They share their love with everyone they come across, friends, family, or strangers. 

Jason's profession was a helicopter pilot, where he was a flight instructor, performed aerial firefighting, oil and gas support, government and private charters, and most recently, he was an aerial saw pilot.  Jason tragically lost his life a week after his 40th birthday, on December 29, 2020, attempting an emergency landing while flying for work.  Jyl is a full-time mom and teacher for their two boys, Parker (6 yo) and August (4 yo).

Jyl, Parker, and August have been devistated by the loss of their husband, father, and hero.  In these poignant times, Jyl is still trying to process the loss of her soulmate, while being the anchor for her children.  She has to provide for her and her family, manage bills, finances, and plan for their altered future.

Due to the nature of this tragedy, the Nation Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are involved in an investigation of the helicopter accident, as is standard protocol for aviation disasters.  This investigation currently lasts, on average, 2+ years for a final report to be generated that could begin to provide closure to the family.

In the meantime, with the loss of Jason, his family's main provider, some of the financial responsibilities that this fundraiser will help the Krakowiak's with are:

*Finding a source of income
*Cost-of-living expenses
*Monthly housing expenses
*Estate/Probate attorney

We can help Jyl, Parker, and August the most by :

*Praying for Jason, Jyl, Parker, and August; keep them in your thoughts, prayers, and blessings.

*Donating to help the family cope financially with the burdens brought about by this tragedy.

*Sharing this with as many people as you can; share it on social media, tell your friends, and encourage them to give!

Thank you for your kindness and generosity!

"Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world." - Sir Desmond Tutu
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Fundraising team (5)

James Martin 
Organizer
Raised $3,600 from 27 donations
Ormond Beach, FL
Jyl Krakowiak 
Beneficiary
Jeremy Dhondt 
Team member
Raised $2,169 from 17 donations
Ashley Young 
Team member
Raised $1,560 from 10 donations
Adrienne Anello 
Team member
Raised $100 from 1 donation
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