Support for Shawn Mullen Ends 1/3/20

Shawn Mullen is a dear friend of mine who has been through some very rough times. Shawn lost his younger brother Davey to illness when they were young. He is a career chef who can no longer work due to a serious knee injury. His mom who he is very close to is ill and he takes her to dialysis three times a week.

Three years ago Shawn founded the Science Fiction Coalition to honor his brother.  In three years, that club has grown to be a fantastic group of people that does a lot of work in our community and has become a major part of my life.  If it wasn't for this club that Shawn started many of us who are now good friends wouldn't even know each other.

Through all of this, Shawn has driven a very old van that has now 270,000 miles and  literally been falling apart and eating up what little money he does have with repair after repair. Thanks to all of you that donated, we were able to buy him a new vehicle, have it inspected by a mechanic, some minor issues repaired and new tires installed. We currently have all of the money that we needed to accomplish that.


But for those who know and love Shawn as I do, I am going to leave the fundraiser open through Friday January 3rd when it will be permanently closed. Just because I suspect that more people will want to donate for Shawn. While the van is now in Shawn's possession, we still would like to help him out financially.  All of the additional money that we have gained after the van purchase will be given to him directly.

Thank you so very much to every single one of you who has donated even a few dollars along the way. You have very much changed someone's life this holiday season.

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Shawn Richter 
San Diego, CA
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