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Support for Nick Kauls

$85,361 of $90,000 goal

Raised by 763 people in 20 days
Created June 26, 2018
We need your love, prayers and support. 
Our friend, Nick, was the victim of a senseless and violent crime. On Sunday, June 24 he was shot in the head as he ran for his life during an apparent robbery. 

Nick was only 17 years old and was a student at San Joaquin Memorial High School. He was getting ready to play on the varsity soccer team for his school. 

After a valiant fight on his part and the medical team at Community Regional Medical Center, Nick has passed. 

We are asking you to show your love for Nick and his mom with your continued prayers and, if you can, by donating to help with the medical bills, funeral and other expenses. Lisa has been at his side continuously and remains unable to work. Lisa's dear friend of 40 yers,  Laura Mather, has set up a bank account at Educational Employees Credit Union where funds from this site will be transferred. You may also make a deposit directly into the EECU account if you wish. 

The funds remaining after paying for expenses related to the tragedy will be used to establish a scholarship at San Joaquin Memorial High School in Nick's name. 

Everybody who knew Nick loved him. He had a kind soul and was a true friend.  His friends and family are heartbroken. 

"He's just a fantastic kid. He's every coach's dream,"  said Randy Prescott, Varsity Soccer Head Coach at San Joaquin Memorial High School. "He comes out every day. He works hard, willing to do whatever it takes."

We hope you will give what you can. 

Thank you.
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Many of you have been asking about services for Nick.

A rosary will be held at Saint Anthony of Padua Church at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 9.

The funeral Mass will be held at Saint Anthony of Padua at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10.

Thank you for your continued prayers for Lisa and those who loved Nick.
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The vigil will be at 8 p.m. at Van Ness and Rialto.
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I am deeply saddened to share with you that Nick Kauls has passed.

Over the last three days in the midst of this horror and tragedy, I have witnessed such bravery, generosity and love. The outpouring of support from all of you has provided comfort to Lisa, her family and Nick's friends.

We want to let you know that your contributions and any future donations will be used to pay for Nick's burial services, medical bills and other expenses. What is left will be used to establish a scholarship at San Joaquin Memorial High School in Nick's name.

For those of you who would like to pray for Nick his family and our community, we will be holding a candlelight vigil at Van Ness and Rialto where the shooting took place. Please come gather with us and let the world know that goodness and light always win out over darkness.
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Created June 26, 2018
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