Support the family of Sgt Ron Helus

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Supporting the Family of Sergeant Ron Helus

Ventura County Sergeant Ron Helus selflessly gave his life trying to rescue and save others in Thousand Oaks, after a gunman entered and began shooting college students. Just seconds before he responded Ron was on the phone with his wife when the reports of gunfire started streaming into the Ventura County Sheriff's Office. It was around 11:20 p.m. PT Wednesday, and a gunman had opened fire at the Borderline Bar & Grill.

He told his wife he had to handle the call, told her he loved her and hung up the phone. Within minutes, together with a California Highway Patrol officer, he arrived at the hellish scene in sleepy Thousand Oaks, California.

That phone call would be the last words Helus said to his family.

He later died of the wounds he sustained in a shootout with the gunman — one of 12 victims slain before the gunman apparently took his own life, finally bringing the bloodshed to an end. As wrenching as that toll is, it would have been still higher if not for Helus' "ultimate sacrifice," according to Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean.

Please join Cops 4 Causes to help support the family of Sergeant Ron Helus.  100% of the donations made will be given to his wife and family.   Cops 4 Causes is a certified 501(c)(3) Non-Profit orginization that raises fund for the families of fallen law enforcement officers via our "Fallen Heroes Fund" (to learn more visit www.cops4causes.org).  

All funds raised via this GoFundMe campaign will be provided to the family via the Ventura County Deputy Sheriff's Association.  VCDSA can be reached at 805-639-9218.
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Cops 4 Causes would like to thank everyone who donated to help support SGT. Helus’ wife and family. We would like to share with you another campaign that we hope you will consider which honors the lives of all of the police officers who have paid the ultimate price. Here is the link: https://www.gofundme.com/6o4jcvs?pc=ot_co_dashboard_a&rcid=d9016d10f47d46bc82eee53ad94144b5

From all of us at Cops 4 Causes- Happy New Year!
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Cops 4 Causes would like thank everyone who donated to support the family of Sgt. Ron Helus. Today, we are mailing a check for $4000.00 to the Ventura County Deputy Sheriff’s Association to provide to his wife Karen.
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Today, you can live stream the funeral for Sgt. Ron Helus from 11a.m-1p.m. PST (link below). Please keep the donations coming to support his wife and family. Thank you for your support!

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