To Help The Balius Family

$15,260 of $30k goal

Raised by 110 people in 1 month
Katie Hopkins
on behalf of Lisa Mergupis
 RIVERSIDE, NJ
Ashley was taken far to early from us and in the most awful way imaginable. I would love to be able to give her family the money they need to honor her memory properly. And if there is any money leftover I will start a charity in her honor.
 We hit our goal and now we are raising money to start a charity or a fund in her honor. Everyone is amazing. I cannot believe the outpouring of love and support from out community!

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Update 3
Posted by Katie Hopkins
1 month ago
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So we are already $15,000 In memorial relayed expenses. We would like to cover those costs and still keeping her name alive by raising awareness. I have a few things brewing to do in NJ but I know we can do something amazing here too.
A big thank you to Corie Kunneman if CR Chicks PGA for donating food tonight. You and CR Chicks were one of her favorites!
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Update 2
Posted by Katie Hopkins
1 month ago
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It was brought to my attention that the family may be taxed on the money because they are not a 501c and $10,000 may not cover the entire funeral. Thrte will also be time from work missed due to a trial etc So let's keep this going!
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Update 1
Posted by Katie Hopkins
1 month ago
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We have exceeded our goal. Now Ashley's family will not have to spend a dime on her memorial.
Now we are raising money to start a scholarship or chairty to honor her and help other women and children. Thank you everyone for your generosity! We love you all
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Bea Clapp
1 month ago
3
3

It can cost well over $10,000 for funeral and burial. There will be other costs as well. I hope to see it keep building.

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Valerie Mergupis Owen
1 month ago
2
2

That is wonderful that the goal was met I know everyone will support this beautiful family on their long road to justice I believe it is very important to educate men on how to confront their friends when they suspect they may be abusing their partners

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$15,260 of $30k goal

Raised by 110 people in 1 month
Created March 8, 2017
Katie Hopkins  
on behalf of Lisa Mergupis
$5,000
Anonymous
1 month ago
5
5
CR
$75
Cassie Ritz
1 month ago
3
3
AA
$25
Abe & Theresa Aksal
1 month ago
3
3
$40
Michele Keane
1 month ago
2
2

My friend Matt Quigley stopped by to show his kindness with a monetary gift for you! LIsa, we love you and Pete! God bless your families in this horrible time.

KB
$50
Kristen Burgoon
1 month ago
2
2
KC
$50
Kathy Chagnard
1 month ago
2
2

Words cannot express our sadness for the loss of beautiful Ashley and the horror of this unspeakable tragedy.

$25
Chrissy Lashon
1 month ago
2
2

We are so sorry for the loss of this beautiful young women. Condolences to the family.

CO
$25
Craig Orthmann
1 month ago
2
2
KP
$20
Kathy Ponti
1 month ago
2
2
MF
$1,000
Moynihan Family
1 month ago
2
2

Our prayers are with the Balius family.

Bea Clapp
1 month ago
3
3

It can cost well over $10,000 for funeral and burial. There will be other costs as well. I hope to see it keep building.

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Valerie Mergupis Owen
1 month ago
2
2

That is wonderful that the goal was met I know everyone will support this beautiful family on their long road to justice I believe it is very important to educate men on how to confront their friends when they suspect they may be abusing their partners

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