24064302_15060083020_r.jpeg      Karen Bellinger Canestaro's body was found near Newtown Creek in Elmira, NY the victim of a homicide on May 7th, 2013.  We are initiating this campaign in hopes of raising funds to offer a reward for the arrest and conviction of her killer.
      Karen was a beautiful human being.  She loved to make people smile and laugh.  She became a friend to everyone she met. She always went the extra mile to help anyone in need.  Her sense of compassion, her infectious laughter, jovial nature and nurturing persona are missed by all  of those fortunate enough to have known her.
      Your donations will immensely benefit Karen's family as on a daily basis they search for justice and closure.  Your donations will also benefit the Elmira and surrounding communities as there is a killer walking free amongst us.
      Our goal is to raise $20,000 by the 5 year anniversary of her death on May 7th 2018.  In addition to using your donations to offer a reward,  we will be using it for media campaigns, flyers, posters and to hire a private investigator.  Any unused donations will be placed into a trust for Karen's grandchildren.
                          With sincere appreciation and deepest gratitude,
                                                          The Bellinger Family
  • Chris Reed 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
  • Jamie Warner  
    • $10 
    • 39 mos
  • Schneider and Robinson Family 
    • $50 
    • 40 mos
  • Mary Lou Tangorre 
    • $25 
    • 40 mos
  • Lynn and Dave Racine 
    • $50 
    • 40 mos
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Kathy Bellinger Losito 
Horseheads, NY
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