Zoe Welshons 529 Education Fund

On August 7, 2011, the world was introduced to a beautiful baby girl named Zoe. With the love and dedication of both her parents, she has blossomed into a remarkable young girl. Sadly, her father, Michael Welshons, passed away on February 4, 2015 at the young age of 42. He left this world before it was his time, leaving behind family and friends, and the one thing that mattered most to him in life: his daughter Zoe.

The Mike so many of us knew would have done anything for his daughter. He was a devoted father and had a deep love for Zoe that only those of us with children can understand.

If Mike had one last wish before his passing, it would have been to make sure that his daughter continued to grow up surrounded by all of the same love and support that he gave her.  …The love and support she deserves.

It is my mission to help guarantee that this happens. Now that Zoe has only one parent to take on the responsibilities of two, it’s important that we all come together to help in any way we can.

Please make a donation in ANY amount, to ensure that Mike's love for Zoe will carry on. All proceeds will be deposited into a 529 plan in Zoe's name which can be used for educational purposes when she is older. If you prefer, a check can be mailed directly to Zoe at the following address:

Pay to: Michigan Education Savings Plan

Janelle Welshons
24070 Manistee
Oak Park MI 48237

Thank you in advance for your contribution.

 Gianluigi Gennari
- Friend of Mike

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    • $50 
    • 73 mos
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    • $500 
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    • $50 (Offline)
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    • $1,000 (Offline)
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    • $50 
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Gianluigi Gennari 
Franklin, MI
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