Stella's Fund

$24,066 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 278 people in 14 months
Created February 9, 2018
On February 8 at about 1:30 am Paul's fishing vessel, Queen Anne's Revenge, issued a distress call, that was the last time anyone heard from the boat and its crew.  After an extensive search by the US Coast Guard Paul is presumed lost at sea.

Paul was 30 years old, a new father, with his whole future ahead of him, and unfortunately he did not plan for the financial well being of his daughter.

This fund is to support Stella, Paul Matos' 5 month old daughter.  All funds raised will be used towards Stella daycare, medical expenses and college fund.

Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

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We’ve reached 50% of our goal for Amy! Thank you so much everyone. Please keep the support, love, and prayers coming.
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Thank you again, everyone, for your generous donations! Amy does come on here and read all of your kind words and she really appreciates everything. I know she wishes she could thank all of you personally, but 1. There are so many of you sending love her way and 2. She really just doesn’t have a good head right now. So on her behalf, thank you all very very much. Let’s pmease keep this going for her and Stella
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You guys are amazing. Amy has been on here reading your messages and she just wants everyone to know how grateful she is for the donations, love, and prayers she’s receiving from all of you! Let’s please keep this going for her and Stella.
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Thank you so much to everyone who has donated so far. I see this is getting a LOT of shares which is wonderful, but I really am hoping to make a lot more for this for Amy and baby Stella. People, even $10 adds up at the end of this. We can do better than this. Please keep the sharing and keep the love coming. Even if you don’t know them, just think about how you would want people to come together for you, esp with a 5 month old baby. This is a rough time and we can come together and help someone. Again, thank you to everyone who has helped out so far. Amy is extremely grateful, but I want to do more and better for them.
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$24,066 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 278 people in 14 months
Created February 9, 2018
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