The Rolands

On Friday, August 14, Joe and Jossline Roland were senselessly murdered in Aurora, CO. They leave behind five sweet children.

Anyone who knew Joe and Jossline would remember they were always the first to help. They were the best people you could know and their door was always open to friends and family. 

We would like to raise money for their children. No amount of money can replace what they’ve lost, but maybe we can pull together and provide some financial security for them.

Thank you for any amount you can contribute whether large or small. Please share as well. 

Edit: I have received questions regarding my relationship to the Rolands. Joe was my husband’s best friend of 25+ years. They spoke every day. My husband is the godfather of two of the Rolands’ children. I instantly became close friends with Jossline when she began dating Joe. They were kind, fun, generous people. We have yet to meet anyone else like them and never will. They were special people who built a beautiful life and family together. Joe, Jossline, and their children are family to us. Our lives are all changed forever due to this senseless act of violence. We will miss them every day for the rest of our lives. Joe and Jossline’s main focus in life was their children, which is where our focus is as well. The family is building a trust for the children, which is where this money will be placed. We have permission from the family for this page. Thank you all for your overwhelming generosity and kindness.
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Wendi A Thumudo 
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 8 mos
  • Marianella Medelius 
    • $20 
    • 8 mos
  • Brandy Tower 
    • $50 
    • 8 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Brittany Southerland 
Knoxville, TN
Joseph Habib 
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