Church Shooting: Holcombe Family
Let's get together and make it easier for the Holcombe family to recover from the 10 family members they've lost at the Texas Church Shooting on November 5th. A million dollar goal would only cover $100k per person- there are many family members to cover. Please continue with support.
We are putting this together on behalf of Sarah Holcombe (Slavin) and her brothers John and Scott, who have lost half of their large family.
Watch Sarah's first public message here: www.facebook.com/sarah.slavin.75/videos/10207925408293085/
Their father (on the far left) was the guest speaker at church that day; Sarah was running late. She has lost her father, mother, brother, sister-in-law (who was pregnant), four nieces and nephews, and her best friend since childhood, Tara. This means her brother John has lost his mom, dad, brother, wife, and three kids (with two more injured) in one day. Keep them all in your prayers. If we could all gather up some financial support to send this family during this devastation, it would be a blessing. This is too much to bear on their own, let's be the Church! No amount of money will ever be enough, but it can take off a large burden.
If you are unable to give in person or are too far away, please donate here: the beneficiary is Sarah. She already has immediate access to the funds and will distribute it in the way she sees fit among her remaining family: hospital bills for surviving family members (including four children), funeral costs, lost wages, airplane tickets for out of town family, counseling services, etc.
Here are some news articles:
"In nearby Floresville, hours after the attack, Scott Holcombe, 30, sat with his sister on the curb outside the emergency room at Connally Memorial Medical Center. They were both in tears. Their parents, Bryan and Karla Holcombe, had been at the church and had been killed.
“I’m dumbfounded,” Mr. Holcombe said. “This is unimaginable. My father was a good man and he loved to preach. He had a good heart.”
His sister, Sarah Slavin, 33, added: “They weren’t afraid of death. They had a strong faith, so there’s comfort in that. I feel like my parents, especially my mom, wasn’t scared.”
"Bryan Holcombe did prison ministry; he would go to the prison with a ukulele and sing for the inmates."
"Crystal Holcombe was killed along with three of her five children, her cousin Nick Uhlig told reporters. Holcombe’s two other children were injured, he added."
This is one of the most truly loving and kind-hearted families in our nation.
In Memory of:
Danny (Marc) Holcombe
Carlin Brite "Billy Bob" Holcombe (story below*)
and Like-Family Best Friend, Tara McNulty
*"Regarding our baby, we don't know if it was a boy or a girl. It was too soon to tell. However, we have a name for our baby, who died in the womb. Carlin Brite "Billy Bob" Holcombe. This includes Crystal's pick for a girl, a boy, and the nickname the kids gave the baby." -John
Please pray for the recovery of four other children in the family.
Who Am I? My name is Cristopher Foster, I've been a friend of Sarah Holcombe Slavin for over 19 years. She, and only she, has direct access to the funds. This GoFundMe has been verified as legitimate by multiple news sources: