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Support for Kesha's Family

$6,124 of $7,000 goal

Raised by 72 people in 5 months
Created September 22, 2017
FEB 2018 UPDATE : 
It is with the saddest heart to say that Kesha Scrivner passed on Saturday, January 27th. I truly appreciate how much you all contributed and gave from your hearts and soul to support Kesha during this time.
The world will definitely be a sadder place
without her energy, love and kind heart.

Many of you have asked how you can continue to contribute. Keshas family is currently the new beneficiary of this go fund me and all donations will be used for the support of her children. Thank you all in advance for your continued support.

Here is a message from her family regarding her funeral.

Greetings family and friends please join us for a celebration of life for my beloved Sister. Wear your Pink

Kesha Scrivner

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Union Temple Baptist Church
1225 W Street SE
Washington DC 20020
Viewing 10am
Service 11am
Thank you for all your Prayers, condolences, calls, text messages, post of encouragement, and visits they are all much appreciated during this time
may God continue to strengthen each of us as we prepare to lay my sister to rest

Please feel free to share this post as I don't have everyone of my Sister's contact information for anyone that would want to join us and pay their respect.
We would not want anyone remissed.
Blessings to you all
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Original Post 
In 2016 I began working with D.C. residents in the fight for  DC Paid Leave. Many people spoke up to help convince the Council that now is the time for DC to act.

One of the most amazing people I had the honor to meet was Kesha Scrivner. Beyond being a loving mother and grandmother, she is an activist for improving the early childhood programs in the District and the stability of all families.

In 2014, Kesha was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer, just a few months before her daughter’s second birthday. Unfortunately, with the cost of rent, childcare, and other basics in the District, Kesha could not afford to take the time she needed for her body to recover. As she says, “I can’t heal if I can’t rest. I can’t rest if I can’t pay my bills.”

Unfortunately, Kesha still has to face that dilemma as her cancer has spread.

You would know Kesha if you ever met her on the street. She’s the one beaming with light, telling you to that you can overcome anything; she's the one who will offer to help. I'm asking the community for help support her as she has supported so many others, your funds will help to cover her lost wages, medical treatment, transportation and to ensure her children continue to have all their needs met. 

If you have a moment to donate please do, if you have words of encouragement please leave them. Thank you all in advance for helping to support Kesha and her family.
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Thank you all once again for your support of Kesha, many of you have asked how you can continue to contribute. Keshas family is currently the new beneficiary of this go fund me and all donations will be used for the support of her children. Thank you all in advance for your continued support.
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It is with the saddest heart to say that Kesha Scrivner passed on Saturday, January 27th. I truly appreciate how much you all contributed and gave from your hearts and soul to support Kesha during this time.
The world will definitely be a sadder place without her energy, love and kind heart. Here is a message from her family regarding her funeral.

Greetings family and friends please join us for a celebration of life for my beloved Sister. Wear your Pink

Kesha Scrivner

Tuesday February 6, 2018
Union Temple Baptist Church
1225 W Street SE
Washington DC 20020
Viewing 10am
Service 11am
Thank you for all your Prayers, condolences, calls, text messages, post of encouragement, and visits they are all much appreciated during this time
may God continue to strengthen each of us as we prepare to lay my sister to rest

Please feel free to share this post as I don't have everyone of my Sister's contact information for anyone that would want to join us and pay their respect.
We would not want anyone remissed.
Blessings to you all
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Kesha has been an advocate for herself and families in DC. Check out her story along with others in Ky Dickens Zero Week Film. The time for paid leave is now, our communities can no longer wait.
Check out Kesha in Zero Weeks #Paidleave
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Cancer Care for Kesha Scrivner has reached 52% of its goal. Thanks you all for your support. Please continue to share so we can help support kesha.

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Raised by 72 people in 5 months
Created September 22, 2017
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