Trip to Cameroon for Father's Funeral

***The plane ticket is purchased, now any amount raised will contribute to funeral costs.  Therefore, I had to increase the amount so more can donate****


Most of you know that this year has not been easy on the 3 of us and those surrounding.  Not easy as far as the uncertainty of Lionel getting home.  However, he has showed us his faithfulness to this family by arriving on December 10th, 2012.  

Not only 3 weeks later we received news that his father, in Cameroon, passed away. He went to be with the Lord on January 3rd, 2013.  My husband is in urgent need to go home and bury his father.  It is his tradition, since he is the only son, to go home to plan and pay for the funeral expenses.  We need any support possible to help him.  We have already received help from some family and friends, and a stranger for that matter.  

Lionel will need to go home for 2 weeks and then return to USA after that.  Please be so kind to understand our need and how hard it has been for us this last year.  We are trying to reach out for help, because financially we are out of options.  

Not only are you helping The Awasung Family, you will be helping 500 family and friends in Cameroon Africa say goodbye to a Godly man.  As you see, Lionel has a lot of responsibility for his father whom was loved dearly. Please assist us in support for my husband.  

Would you be so kind to donate $5.00, $10.00, $25.00, $50.00, $100.00 or more?  Any help is greatly appreciated.  We understand Christmas was just over and the economy has impacted a lot of families.  Again, we ask for help in anyway. 

The 2000.00 we are asking for is for the flight Ticket. 
In addition, we need help with funeral costs.  We will be forever grateful for your help in this time of need.  Thanks again. 

With love, 

The Awasung Family


  • Friends of Lionel 
    • $600 (Offline)
    • 101 mos
  • Joyce Koutz 
    • $20 (Offline)
    • 101 mos
  • South Lansing Christian Church 
    • $348 
    • 101 mos
  • Forest Hill Church of Christ 
    • $870 (Offline)
    • 101 mos
  • Friend 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 101 mos
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Organizer

Melissa Awasung 
Organizer
Alma, MI
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