Ethan Schmidt Memorial Fund

$9,895 of $15k goal

Raised by 138 people in 18 months
Laurie Welch
on behalf of Elizabeth Schmidt
 WICHITA, KS
Ethan Schmidt never knew a stranger. He grew up in the small town of Peabody, KS which he loved being a part of as many of us did that grew up there.  He was an avid  KU Jayhawk fan and loved spending time with his family and his wife and kids. He was full of life and was very passionate about his career, currently in the education field as a professor at Delta State University in Mississippi .  Ethan lost his life suddenly to a senseless act in a campus shooting.

I am Laurie Welch a longtime friend of the Ethan Schmidt family and grew up in Peabody, KS with Ethan. I am setting up this fund raiser to raise money for his 3 children to use for their future college education.  Any help you can give is much appreciated and I know his wife and children would appreciate it. All funds raised will be accessed by his wife Elizabeth Schmidt, the beneficiary of this account for Ethan's 3 young children.
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Update 4
Posted by Laurie Welch
17 months ago
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Everyone please continue to share......Ethan was a great father, husband, friend and man. His children were everything to him. Please help us raise the remaining funds to hit our goal. Thanks to all of those who have donated so far.
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Update 3
Posted by Laurie Welch
18 months ago
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Thanks to everyone's love and support we are 1/3 of the way in a short amount of time to our goal of raising educational funds for Ethan's 3 children. Please continue to share.
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Update 2
Posted by Laurie Welch
18 months ago
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A great BIG thank you to everyone for your love, concern and all your donations. The support you all have given is so appreciated for Ethan's 3 children left behind in this tragedy. Please continue to share and help his children with a donation to their education fund.
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Posted by Laurie Welch
18 months ago
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Can't thank everyone enough for your outpouring support of funds being raised for Ethan's 3 children left behind in this tragedy. Please continue to share.
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$9,895 of $15k goal

Raised by 138 people in 18 months
Created September 14, 2015
Laurie Welch  
on behalf of Elizabeth Schmidt
BW
$25
Brandon Winford
12 months ago

End gun violence, now.

JD
$100
John Donovan
12 months ago

I am so sorry for your loss.

EO
$100
Emily Lynn Osborn
12 months ago

Such a terrible event, such a terrible loss. I was moved by the tribute in _Perspectives_ by David Trowbridge, thank you

RB
$100
Ross Beales
13 months ago

I did not know Ethan except through his scholarship, but thanks to David Trowbridge's moving tribute to Ethan in Perspectives on History, I have a much greater sense of him as a father and husband and as a teacher, mentor, friend, and colleague - a superb human being and an immeasurable loss.

MM
$50
Maddalena Marinari
13 months ago
$10
Anonymous
13 months ago
CV
$100
Charles/Debbie Vannoy
13 months ago
$25
Anonymous
13 months ago
JM
$125
Jeffrey Moran
13 months ago
HC
$25
Huiying Chen
13 months ago

It's hard to take it but please stay strong. He is with you all the time.

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