Officer Matt Gerald

$53,208 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 863 people in 35 months
Jaylan Gerald
on behalf of Dechia Gerald
 BAKER, LA
Hello to everyone, the man in this photo is my cousin Matthew Gerald. Beloved husband, father, and a great man all around. Matthew graduated from BRPD academy 4 months ago and had his last watch on Sunday July 17. I'm not begging but simply asking for your
support for my cousin and his family anything you can donate would help.

All earnings will go to wife and children

After many have asked how legit the page is I don't know how to verify the page I've tried. Matthew was my first cousin my name is Jaylan Gerald if you have any question or concerns you may contact me via Facebook and I will respond ASAP. Thank you all for what you've done in helping my family, we couldn't be more thankful.
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Jeremy Hurst
35 months ago
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All proceeds are going directly to the family of Officer Gerald. Jaylan is currently my probationary firefighter and is working on ways to verify this gofundme as a legitimate campaign. Which is surprisingly difficult to do in this day and age of fake accounts. Your concerns about that this could be fake are reasonable, but in this case I can verify it is real. I hope this helps, Jaylan's heart is in the right place. RIP Officer Gerald.

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Rachel Sims
35 months ago
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I can't donate anything but I hail from Baton Rouge and live in Columbus, Ga. Praying for everyone and their families. #backtheblue

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Krista Bruns Glaser
35 months ago
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3

Hi! I just donated to the other campaign setup by Nick Lambert, is that one legit? Just want to make sure!

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Chase Lord
35 months ago
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This is an legit fund. I personally work for the uncle of Officer Gerald. His cousin is the ONE THAT SET UP the account. It is legit in every way. We support yall brother. Stay safe. #backtheblue

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Steven B Parker
35 months ago
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http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/baton_rouge_officer_shooting/article_90c78742-4cf4-11e6-a28a-2319622f66ad.html

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Fiore DiPietrantonio
35 months ago
1
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We stand united with our boys in blue

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Lexie Bourgoyne
35 months ago
1
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praying for his family...

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Jeremy Hymes-Balsley
35 months ago

Could you please verify your identity? Don't want to donate unless I am sure I'm sending money to the right place. Colorado Native, but grew up in Baton Rouge, and no one deserves to lose their family....

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Torri Simoneaux
35 months ago

I donated 4 minutes ago but preferred to do so anonymous. I am sorry that I am only able to give a 3 diget donation. I want to offer prayers to the family during this time of grief. Also prayers for God to comfort them during this time and restore their peace. Amen

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Robert Babcock
35 months ago

My daughter raised 1380 dollars from lemonade stand to be split between all three families you can expect it to be done wed when we go to the local tv sation that wants to film it. https://www.facebook.com/lovewithlemons/ is her facebook page that has videos from the event. God bless your family.

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Kara Franklin Douma
35 months ago

Also, add some more personal information about Officer Gerald in the above narrative -- that too will help people. How many kids? How old? Etc.

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Kara Franklin Douma
35 months ago

Perhaps put the link from the advocate in the above narrative. That will help people trust that you are who you say. I believe you -- the article will help as we assume reporters verify things.

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Chrissy Armant
35 months ago

Please raise his goal up to 500k

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Tricia Lambert
35 months ago

Krista Bruns Glaser- My husband is Nick Lambert. His fund is 100% legitimate, as well. There are just separate people over the country trying to collect money for Matt's family. http://m.kcci.com/news/baton-rouge-police-shooting-hits-home-for-central-iowan/40772068

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Katrina Hackney
35 months ago

I want to donate but I first want to make sure the account that I am donating to will go straight to his wife & kids. Can you please post who is the legal name on the account that this money is going directly into.

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Vanessa Castaneda
35 months ago

Prayers to his family

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Romano Promo
23 months ago

Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. You remain in our hearts, and the love we have for you will live on forever.

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34 months ago
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Rachel Lenox
34 months ago

Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. La Dept of Public Safety - Financial Services

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Jeremy Hurst
35 months ago
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5

All proceeds are going directly to the family of Officer Gerald. Jaylan is currently my probationary firefighter and is working on ways to verify this gofundme as a legitimate campaign. Which is surprisingly difficult to do in this day and age of fake accounts. Your concerns about that this could be fake are reasonable, but in this case I can verify it is real. I hope this helps, Jaylan's heart is in the right place. RIP Officer Gerald.

+ Read More
Rachel Sims
35 months ago
5
5

I can't donate anything but I hail from Baton Rouge and live in Columbus, Ga. Praying for everyone and their families. #backtheblue

+ Read More
Krista Bruns Glaser
35 months ago
3
3

Hi! I just donated to the other campaign setup by Nick Lambert, is that one legit? Just want to make sure!

+ Read More
Chase Lord
35 months ago
2
2

This is an legit fund. I personally work for the uncle of Officer Gerald. His cousin is the ONE THAT SET UP the account. It is legit in every way. We support yall brother. Stay safe. #backtheblue

+ Read More
Steven B Parker
35 months ago
1
1

http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/baton_rouge_officer_shooting/article_90c78742-4cf4-11e6-a28a-2319622f66ad.html

+ Read More
Fiore DiPietrantonio
35 months ago
1
1

We stand united with our boys in blue

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Lexie Bourgoyne
35 months ago
1
1

praying for his family...

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Jeremy Hymes-Balsley
35 months ago

Could you please verify your identity? Don't want to donate unless I am sure I'm sending money to the right place. Colorado Native, but grew up in Baton Rouge, and no one deserves to lose their family....

+ Read More
Torri Simoneaux
35 months ago

I donated 4 minutes ago but preferred to do so anonymous. I am sorry that I am only able to give a 3 diget donation. I want to offer prayers to the family during this time of grief. Also prayers for God to comfort them during this time and restore their peace. Amen

+ Read More
Robert Babcock
35 months ago

My daughter raised 1380 dollars from lemonade stand to be split between all three families you can expect it to be done wed when we go to the local tv sation that wants to film it. https://www.facebook.com/lovewithlemons/ is her facebook page that has videos from the event. God bless your family.

+ Read More
Kara Franklin Douma
35 months ago

Also, add some more personal information about Officer Gerald in the above narrative -- that too will help people. How many kids? How old? Etc.

+ Read More
Kara Franklin Douma
35 months ago

Perhaps put the link from the advocate in the above narrative. That will help people trust that you are who you say. I believe you -- the article will help as we assume reporters verify things.

+ Read More
Chrissy Armant
35 months ago

Please raise his goal up to 500k

+ Read More
Tricia Lambert
35 months ago

Krista Bruns Glaser- My husband is Nick Lambert. His fund is 100% legitimate, as well. There are just separate people over the country trying to collect money for Matt's family. http://m.kcci.com/news/baton-rouge-police-shooting-hits-home-for-central-iowan/40772068

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Katrina Hackney
35 months ago

I want to donate but I first want to make sure the account that I am donating to will go straight to his wife & kids. Can you please post who is the legal name on the account that this money is going directly into.

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Vanessa Castaneda
35 months ago

Prayers to his family

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