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Support the Lopez Family after their Tragic Loss

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Help support the 7 children of Jerry Lopez who was senselessly murdered on 12/27

Jerry Lopez was more than just a husband and father; he was a beacon of love and strength for his family. Together with his wife, Karen Sculli-Lopez, they created a warm and loving home for their seven children, six of whom they first fostered and then adopted. A devout man of faith and an extremely hard worker, Jerry's life was a testament to dedication and compassion.

Tragedy struck unexpectedly when Jerry lost his life in a harrowing incident. While driving to work, he pulled over for an approaching police vehicle with lights and sirens. It was in this moment that an unthinkable act of violence occurred. The criminal, fleeing from the police, approached Jerry in his van, shot and killed him in cold blood, and then horrifically ran him over with his own vehicle. The family van, a central part of their daily life, was subsequently totaled in the aftermath, riddled with bullet holes and marked by the carnage of this senseless crime. This shocking event has not only taken Jerry away from us but has also left behind a trail of sorrow, unanswered questions, and additional financial burdens for the family.

Jerry's untimely passing has left a void that can never be filled. His family not only grieves the loss of a beloved husband and father but also faces the daunting reality of moving forward without their primary provider and their family vehicle.

We are reaching out to ask for your help in supporting the Lopez family during this incredibly difficult time. Our fundraising goal is $500,000, which will cover the memorial and funeral expenses, provide for the family's living expenses, address the children's needs, contribute to an emergency fund, assist with legal and professional fees, and help replace the family van. This support will offer greater stability to the family as they navigate this challenging transition.

In this heart-wrenching time of loss and uncertainty, your generosity can be a beacon of hope for Karen and her children. Your contribution, no matter its size, will help manage immediate expenses and offer them a semblance of stability as they face this difficult journey. Every donation brings light into their lives, showing them that they are not alone.

Karen, Jerry's wife, extends her deepest thanks to everyone for their kindness and support. "Jerry was the heart of our family, and while we cannot bring him back, your support ensures his love and legacy continue to guide us," she shares with a heavy heart.

Every dollar raised will be a cherished gesture of solidarity, helping the Lopez family immensely during this time of unimaginable grief.

We promise to keep all donors and supporters updated on the family's situation and the use of the funds. Your involvement means the world to us.

Please consider making a donation to support Jerry's family in their time of immense need. Share this campaign with your friends and family to help spread the word. Together, we can make a significant difference in the lives of Karen and her children during this heartbreaking time.

To ensure transparency and direct support, Karen Sculli-Lopez, Jerry's beloved wife and the mother of their seven children, has been designated as the beneficiary of this fundraiser. She will be managing the funds to cover all necessary expenses and support the family during this transition period.


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Fundraising team (2)

Piotr Tomasik
Arden, NV
Karen Sculli-Lopez
Daniel Steele
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