The Legacy of Jonathan Moore

$45,345 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 215 people in 20 months
No Longer Accepting Donations
 Share on Facebook
Upendo Moore
on behalf of Brian Rauschenbach
 SEATTLE, WA

On March 8th, 2017 I lost my beloved father, Jonathan Moore, from complications of a rejected kidney transplant. He will be dearly missed by our family and his friends.

I am Upendo Moore, 18, first son of Jonathan Moore & Erika White along with my brother Miles, son of Jonathan Moore & Caitlin Brower Moore.

I would like to extend a special "THANKS" for all of the outpouring of love and support from everyone and for sharing their stories of my poppa and how he has impacted their lives & careers.

I always knew my poppa was a special father but it was really crazy and a little overwhelming to see how far and how many people he touched around the world.

Currently I am attending Shoreline Community College in the music program. I am working part-time to help supplement my school costs and this money will be used to further my college education and to setup a college fund for my baby brother Miles. We will create a college 529 Plan for Miles so that he can choose where ever he wants to go to school to pursue his dreams and ambitions. The money will also help my family offset costs for the memorial service.

The last 18 years of my life spent with my father were beyond fullfilling and I hope that we can continue his legacy through the arts and the love of community.

My poppa was a teacher at Franklin, a mentor to all, an artist and musician. He volunteered at Miller Community Center and gave countless hours of his life focused on the Youth here in Seattle and nationwide. He helped shape the Seattle music scene first with his group Source of Labor then managing artists through Jasiri Management Group and later on the radio supporting and raising up Seattle artists on his Sunday Sound Sessions show on KUBE. When people would ask him where he is from, he would say "Seattle---Ten toes deep".

I Love you Poppa,
Upendo Selassie Moore

===

Rest in Power "Word Sayer", "Johhny Merlot", "J. Moore", "Jon Jon", "Flash", "Mali", "The Mayor"

April 21, 1969 - March 8, 2017
"Peace, Love & Unity" - Word Sayer

https://theintentionallifesite.wordpress.com/2017/03/11/thank-you-jon/

http://www.seattleweekly.com/music/memories-of-moore/

http://www.thestranger.com/slog/2017/03/09/25014099/seattle-hiphop-pioneer-jonathan-moore-dies-at-47

http://www.seattleweekly.com/music/seattle-hip-hop-legened-jonathan-moore-47-passes-away/

http://blog.kexp.org/2017/03/10/r-i-p-jonathan-moore/




===

A close friend from Merrill Lynch will be helping us set up the college plan for Miles and trust account for Upe. We are beyond grateful for your support.  -- The Moore Family





+ Read More
Friends,

Thank you for your generous support. Our family is very grateful for your donations.

Our dear friend Brian Rauschenbach will assigned as beneficiary to transfer the funds so that we can get the bank accounts setup for myself and a 529 savings plan account for baby Miles. He is working directly with my mother Erika White and Miles’ mother Caitlin Brower Moore.

This money will go along ways to helping me with my college ambitions and allowing Miles to have a college savings plan by the time he is ready to select a college of his choice. Again, “Thank You” for your kindness as we begin the healing process.

Peace, Love & Unity,

Upendo Moore
Me and Baby Miles
+ Read More
Be the first to leave a comment on this campaign.

$45,345 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 215 people in 20 months
No Longer Accepting Donations
 Share on Facebook
Created March 11, 2017
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
   Connect
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
$100
Dominic and Caroline Keska
17 months ago

Loved your father and husband very much, he was such an amazing human and soul. Our condolences for your loss, he will be greatly missed.

MP
$25
Michael Parker
19 months ago

RIP J.Moore

MW
$25
MoniQ Wise-Price
19 months ago

For SNSS and what you gave back to the Seattle arts scene.

PJ
$75
Parker Joe
19 months ago

Thanks & Praises

KS
$27
Kaben Schwartz
19 months ago

-love, kaben

$36
Anonymous
19 months ago
Be the first to leave a comment on this campaign.
or
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.