Support for Samantha Beers: 529 College Funds

The first time I saw the photo of Samantha Beers in the costume above, I was struck by its accuracy. Working with her for so many years, I’ve often thought of her as a real-life Wonder Woman. Sam is the one who is always going the extra mile, always doing whatever she can to support her team, always offering support and guidance. In the midst of chaos, she’s a calming presence. In the midst of confusion, a thoughtful leader. Seemingly insurmountable deadlines are no match for her ability to get things done -- and somehow, always with an incredible sense of humor.

I know so many of you feel the same. 

As you may have heard, Samantha’s husband Travis passed away on December 3rd, leaving behind their children Julia and Tyler. Many of you have reached out asking for the best way to support Sam and her family during this difficult time. Since ensuring her children’s bright future is of utmost importance to Sam, this campaign is dedicated to raising money toward their college education. Your donation will be distributed equally between two separate 529 accounts that have already been created for Julia and Tyler.

If you are more comfortable with a direct contribution, please feel free to mail to:

Edward Jones
3541 West Emory Road
Powell, TN 37849
(Please make checks payable to “Edward Jones,” and write the children’s names in the memo line:  Julia and Tyler Beers.)


Please share this link with any others who may want to contribute. Thank you so much for your generosity and support. 

Melissa Gleason
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Organizer and beneficiary

Melissa Gleason 
Brooklyn, NY
Samantha Beers 
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