My name is Toni Ata, was a friend to Michelle for 18 years & Aunty to her children. I, like Michelle, came from New Zealand to live in Perth, WA, many years ago
Having been in the position where I’ve had to organise funerals before, I know, how expensive that can be. I also know that her surviving children can’t afford a funeral, or a casket, let alone 3!
Funds from this will pay for the funerals of Michelle, Bella & Rua and any associated costs. As Maori we lay our loved ones in state for 3 days, these funds will also pay for food, accommodations & any additional costs associated with the tangihana & wake that follows.
As soon as the funds are paid in to my account, they will be directed to the funeral home for their services, caterers, etc.
if there are any remaining funds, these will be given to Michell’s Mum, Ana & the children.
So many of my friends have offered to help in anyway they can. This is how you can.
If 500 people give $10 each we’ll raise $5000, but I know we know more people then that. Please share this post, ask your friends to donate to. Let’s give Shelly, Bella and Rua a wonderful send off ❤️
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