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Kaitlin Geraghty - Rachel Geraghty

$16,570 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 243 people in 2 months
Created January 9, 2019
On December 19th, 2018 the beautiful and strong Kaitlin Geraghty was taken away from us. She was only 22 years old and accomplished more in her life than most people at her age and positively influenced countless lives.

Behind, she leaves her mom, Rachel Geraghty. Being a single mom Rachel has had to hold 3 jobs to help keep up with expenses.  Kaitlin’s passing has left Rachel with an enormous amount of student loans which despite Kaitlin’s passing, will not be forgiven by the banks!


As part of this amazing community,  we feel an obligation to come together and raise money to help Rachel mitigate some of these expenses.


ALL donations will go directly to Rachel.


This effort comes as a result of how much Kaitlin has contributed to our community during her short life.

A bit about Kaitlin: Kaitlin was a 1st year law student at the Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, D.C. Her goal was to enter advocacy law and help those with disabilities & continue her philanthropic lifestyle. On May 20, 2018, Kaitlin graduated from Boston University with a BA in Political Science & with a minor in Special Education. She was a proud graduate of Oceanside High School in 2014, after spending 4+ years helping those in her community. She was a valued leader of DECA, Key Club, National Honor Society, Best Buddies, Sport Night, and assisted the Oceanside Kiwanis Club in many community and charity events.


A quote, from a woman she greatly admired and who changed her life through Harry Potter: “To the well organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” – J.K. Rowling


Please find it in your heart to help! No donation is too small!
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THANK YOU to everyone who has helped us reach our second goal of $15,000!!!

We’ve accomplished something both amazing and beautiful. We, as a community, came together to honor Kaitlin and to help her mom Rachel Geraghty. We are all grateful for everyone who was able to donate and for those who kept Kaitlin and Rachel in their thoughts and prayers. To those of you who helped spread the word and share our page, we are so appreciative. I know Kaitlin would also be proud of us and thankful for the efforts that were made by each and every person.

The GoFundMe will remain open to people who wish to donate directly to Rachel. We will not be altering our goal and any future donations are greatly appreciated.

Our efforts will now be focused on assisting Rachel with organizing and fundraising for the Kaitlin Geraghty Memorial Scholarship which will be awarded to a graduating senior at Oceanside High School next year.
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Thank you all so much for helping us to reach our $10,000 goal! But we still have some way to go!

Rachel is a beacon of light in our community and has given so much of herself to assist with whatever she possibly can.

Now it’s time for us to give back! Please find it in your heart to help us achieve our new goal. This is such a small part of the financial hardship she has to endure. But as we all know, just $5 can make a difference so please help!

If you have already donated or cannot donate, PLEASE share this GoFundMe link on your Facebook page to spread the word. The more people we reach, the more we can help Rachel!

Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Sincerely,
Angelica Calabro
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$16,570 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 243 people in 2 months
Created January 9, 2019
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