Erica Morales Fund - Quadruplets

$483,469 of $500k goal

Raised by 13,275 people in 26 months
Nicole Todman  AVONDALE, AZ
We are raising money to provide for 4 beautiful babies left behind after their mother passed away just hours after their birth any amount is appreciated. My best friend and her husband Carlos have tried for the last few years to have a baby and with their Dr.'s help they were  blessed with not 1 but 4 beautiful children, but with that blessing came the most unimaginable tragedy my best friend was lost.  The expense of raising 4 children alone is quite daunting for any middle class family now the  with the loss of Erica's income her husband will need all the help he can get. This is an extremely emotional time, Erica's passing is traumatic and  my goal is to help ease the financial  worry as much as possible so every dollar helps if it's $1 or $1000 it will all be used to provide for the beautiful babies Erica fought so hard to have and in the end gave her life for.

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Update 16
Posted by Nicole Todman
19 months ago
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Hello all I see a few request for updates and Pictures on the quads and as the post get older I failed to realize that the information listed early on in this campaign maybe harder to find, i.e. where to see updates on the babies. I created a facebook webpage in dedication to my friend Erica where you can see her beautiful babies once again I want to Thank everyone for their continued support and condolences. Here is a link to the facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/EricaMoralesMemorial
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Update 15
Posted by Nicole Todman
24 months ago
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All 4 of the babies are finally home together again. I want to Thank everyone for the support and the continued Prayers and we'll wishes it's been so very helpful receiving words of comfort along with the donations but enough of my talking let's see some babies!!!!
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Update 14
Posted by Nicole Todman
25 months ago
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I want to apologize for my lack of participation with the updates and responses to any messages. I had to take some time to grieve and find a balance with regular everyday things while managing donations, events etc. I appreciate everyone's understanding and patience during that time. I would like to say thank you to thousands of donors for there support. I initially set out to send a personal thank you to everyone but there just aren't enough hours in the day so for now here's a big group Thank You.!! I can't express the amount of gratitude I have for everyone.
I have turned the comments section back on and will do my best to keep the Updates coming.

Babies: They are all doing well getting stronger each day and may even be coming soon they're all right around 4 lbs . They've been taken out of their incubators which means they're able to maintain their temperature all by themselves and they're feeding from bottles instead of tubes.

Carlos is doing fine he's enjoying the babies
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Update 13
Posted by Nicole Todman
26 months ago
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We will be having the donation collection today. If you have any items you would like to bring, just a reminder this is NOT a service or memorial. I want to Thank you to everyone for the support we have received it's so much more then I ever imagined we are infinitely grateful.
Donation drop off reminder
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Roslyn Davis
23 months ago
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im so sorry for your loss im from richmond VA.. and ibjus foubd oyt last night in the emergency room that i was pregnant with Quads im 8 weeks..single mom.. and i have two children.. im scared knowing your wife went through tjis..but yiu are strobg and god got you... be blessed if u know of any support systems for me..pms feel free to share them with me.. thanks.. im living in low income based apartments so unfortuntaly i can only share Gods couraging word "HE WILL NEVER PUT MORE ON YOU, THAN YOU CAN BARE" IS ALLBI CAN GIVE..THANKS ANS TAKE CARE

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Kristin Englert
24 months ago
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They are absolutely Beautiful .. each and everyone!! My heart breaks for the loss of your wife, and mommy to your kid do's. Prayers you find the strength for these little miracles. I hope you have lots of help and people to call on in times of need. Stay strong... Kristin

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Candelaria Juli
23 months ago
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God!! Took this beutifull babies mother !!And put you especial as a father for a reason !! Stay strong and God will give you everything you guys need !! All this people donate so you don't worry about money now !! Stay strong for them!!

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Lana Bauman
24 months ago
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This is a tragedy and blessing at the same time. Happiness and sadness together. Your wife is watching over all of you at all times. God bless you and the babies. God grant you the strenghth to care for them and yourself. Will be mailing $200 to address posted. Regards, Lana and Diane

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Lori Nelton
24 months ago
2
2

Thank you for posting pictures of them!! Adorable.

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Hevinlee Melton
24 months ago
2
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You are also in our prayers ~ God bless you abundantly ~

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Bobbie Yoder
24 months ago
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Does the family have a registry?

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Michelle Vaitkus
21 months ago
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I can't find the words to say to make your day a bit better.....as there really aren't any. This is so heartbreaking yet heartwarming all at the same time. You are a very strong man and your wife is watching over you and guiding you, never stop believing that. I am on disability so funds are very tight at the moment, but, I felt very compelled to help somehow...so, I put your story on my blog ( http://www.lettingherrip.com/fyi/father-of-quadruplets-who-lost-wife-at-birth-celebrates-1st-fathers-day ) and am posting it everywhere I can. So hopefully, it will generate more donations and so much more than I could ever give. It is hard enough to raise just one child let alone 4 and doing it without the help of the mamma as she was taken way to early....but, remember, God has a plan....Prayers for you and your lil ones today and always. Much Love.

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Nellie Giles
24 months ago
1
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Wish I could send money, but I can't right now. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family and friends. I have no doubt those beautiful babies will know what kind of mom they had.

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GaPch OfColo
24 months ago
1
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Carlos you may want to have an attorney look into whether or not your wife suffered from HELLP SYNDROME, I delivered twins and did suffer from HELLP SYNDROME almost lost my life from it as well. May God guide and help keep you and the babies safe.....

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Cheryl Surace
24 months ago
1
1

I am so sorry for your loss! I wish I could give money, but right now we just can't. But, you are all in my heart and will be in my daily prayers! I will pray for God's strength and peace for everybody and long, happy, and healthy lives for those beautiful babies

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Cha Wilson
24 months ago
1
1

I'm so sorry for your loss, $ is really tight for me right now, but I will send prayers and love to the family. Bless you all

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Eliska Valachova
24 months ago
1
1

God bless you, i dont have much money but what i can do is send you close for babies . somebody can give me adress i will posted o you. i am not sure how these works thanks

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Cortez Cortez
24 months ago
1
1

ALL MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO YOU AND UR FAMiiLY...ii AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS,WOOOOW SUCH A TRAUMATiiC SiiTUATiiON EVER....WELL GOD iiS WiiTH YOU ALWAYS AND SO iiS YOUR WiiFE ERiiCA RiiGHT WiiTH YOU,THRU THEM PRECiiOUS 4 BABiiES...MAY GOD BLESS YOU CARLOS,UR 4 BEAUTiiFUL PRECiiOUS BABiiES AND UR FAMiiLY ALWAYZ AND FOREVER...

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Sheila Ransburg
9 months ago

God bless you

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Jennifer Conley
12 months ago

3-6-16 hey carlos hope is well with you and the angels and your mommy angel in heaven. take good care and blessings. jen

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Heather Baker
14 months ago

I'm so sorry for your loss. Your babies are beautiful ♥

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Demetria Meme Stewart
14 months ago

The best of luck to you and those babies!!! Your joy will come again one day. Just keep the faith.

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Julissa Somarriba
16 months ago

Omg they look so beutifullll. You wife's is proud of you as father

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Kay Cee
18 months ago

The babies are beautiful. They look so much like their mom, it's amazing. Glad to see all the progress being made. God Bless You All.

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$483,469 of $500k goal

Raised by 13,275 people in 26 months
Created January 16, 2015
KK
$50
Karen kirk
8 days ago
SM
$10
Sherita Mack
9 days ago

This is truly a sad story. I pray that people will continue to give.

AA
$25
Anonomous Anonomous
24 days ago
$20
Luxuryiam Jo
27 days ago
HR
$10
Heather Rivera-Figueroa
1 month ago
$25
Anonymous
1 month ago
MK
$10
Myra Kantor
1 month ago

God bless the family.

AB
$25
Andrew Block
1 month ago

Keep pushing! As hard as it is, and as big of a responsibility as it seems to continue to raise these children by yourself...I know you will make it, and so will your amazing children!! Good luck, God bless!

$25
Anonymous
1 month ago
RE
$50
Renee E
1 month ago

May God give you strength and wisdom. Your children are precious. It's a joy to donate to such a beautiful family. God bless you!

Roslyn Davis
23 months ago
9
9

im so sorry for your loss im from richmond VA.. and ibjus foubd oyt last night in the emergency room that i was pregnant with Quads im 8 weeks..single mom.. and i have two children.. im scared knowing your wife went through tjis..but yiu are strobg and god got you... be blessed if u know of any support systems for me..pms feel free to share them with me.. thanks.. im living in low income based apartments so unfortuntaly i can only share Gods couraging word "HE WILL NEVER PUT MORE ON YOU, THAN YOU CAN BARE" IS ALLBI CAN GIVE..THANKS ANS TAKE CARE

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Kristin Englert
24 months ago
3
3

They are absolutely Beautiful .. each and everyone!! My heart breaks for the loss of your wife, and mommy to your kid do's. Prayers you find the strength for these little miracles. I hope you have lots of help and people to call on in times of need. Stay strong... Kristin

+ Read More
Candelaria Juli
23 months ago
2
2

God!! Took this beutifull babies mother !!And put you especial as a father for a reason !! Stay strong and God will give you everything you guys need !! All this people donate so you don't worry about money now !! Stay strong for them!!

+ Read More
Lana Bauman
24 months ago
2
2

This is a tragedy and blessing at the same time. Happiness and sadness together. Your wife is watching over all of you at all times. God bless you and the babies. God grant you the strenghth to care for them and yourself. Will be mailing $200 to address posted. Regards, Lana and Diane

+ Read More
Lori Nelton
24 months ago
2
2

Thank you for posting pictures of them!! Adorable.

+ Read More
Hevinlee Melton
24 months ago
2
2

You are also in our prayers ~ God bless you abundantly ~

+ Read More
Bobbie Yoder
24 months ago
2
2

Does the family have a registry?

+ Read More
Michelle Vaitkus
21 months ago
1
1

I can't find the words to say to make your day a bit better.....as there really aren't any. This is so heartbreaking yet heartwarming all at the same time. You are a very strong man and your wife is watching over you and guiding you, never stop believing that. I am on disability so funds are very tight at the moment, but, I felt very compelled to help somehow...so, I put your story on my blog ( http://www.lettingherrip.com/fyi/father-of-quadruplets-who-lost-wife-at-birth-celebrates-1st-fathers-day ) and am posting it everywhere I can. So hopefully, it will generate more donations and so much more than I could ever give. It is hard enough to raise just one child let alone 4 and doing it without the help of the mamma as she was taken way to early....but, remember, God has a plan....Prayers for you and your lil ones today and always. Much Love.

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Nellie Giles
24 months ago
1
1

Wish I could send money, but I can't right now. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family and friends. I have no doubt those beautiful babies will know what kind of mom they had.

+ Read More
GaPch OfColo
24 months ago
1
1

Carlos you may want to have an attorney look into whether or not your wife suffered from HELLP SYNDROME, I delivered twins and did suffer from HELLP SYNDROME almost lost my life from it as well. May God guide and help keep you and the babies safe.....

+ Read More
Cheryl Surace
24 months ago
1
1

I am so sorry for your loss! I wish I could give money, but right now we just can't. But, you are all in my heart and will be in my daily prayers! I will pray for God's strength and peace for everybody and long, happy, and healthy lives for those beautiful babies

+ Read More
Cha Wilson
24 months ago
1
1

I'm so sorry for your loss, $ is really tight for me right now, but I will send prayers and love to the family. Bless you all

+ Read More
Eliska Valachova
24 months ago
1
1

God bless you, i dont have much money but what i can do is send you close for babies . somebody can give me adress i will posted o you. i am not sure how these works thanks

+ Read More
Cortez Cortez
24 months ago
1
1

ALL MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO YOU AND UR FAMiiLY...ii AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS,WOOOOW SUCH A TRAUMATiiC SiiTUATiiON EVER....WELL GOD iiS WiiTH YOU ALWAYS AND SO iiS YOUR WiiFE ERiiCA RiiGHT WiiTH YOU,THRU THEM PRECiiOUS 4 BABiiES...MAY GOD BLESS YOU CARLOS,UR 4 BEAUTiiFUL PRECiiOUS BABiiES AND UR FAMiiLY ALWAYZ AND FOREVER...

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Sheila Ransburg
9 months ago

God bless you

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Jennifer Conley
12 months ago

3-6-16 hey carlos hope is well with you and the angels and your mommy angel in heaven. take good care and blessings. jen

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Heather Baker
14 months ago

I'm so sorry for your loss. Your babies are beautiful ♥

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Demetria Meme Stewart
14 months ago

The best of luck to you and those babies!!! Your joy will come again one day. Just keep the faith.

+ Read More
Julissa Somarriba
16 months ago

Omg they look so beutifullll. You wife's is proud of you as father

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Kay Cee
18 months ago

The babies are beautiful. They look so much like their mom, it's amazing. Glad to see all the progress being made. God Bless You All.

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