TheTimothyJPiazzaMemorialFoundation

$24,345 of $1.0M goal

Raised by 293 people in 9 months
“Live like Tim… Never stop laughing”

That's the phrase that Tim's friends decided to imprint on wristbands that they would wear and share with others. Tim Piazza was a happy young man who wanted nothing more than to make people laugh and make a positive impact on the world. Those that knew him the best, talked about his big heart and his desire to brighten your day.

He resided in Readington Township, NJ his whole life and was a graduate of Hunterdon Central Regional High School where he played football and was also on the spring track team, taking part in shot put, javelin and discus. He was a Red Devil Ambassador at Hunterdon Central and participated in the school's Teen Prevention Education Program. He volunteered with the Hunterdon Outreach Program to help teach special needs children football, basketball and baseball and took part in the Hopeful Holidays and Readington's Holiday Gifts Program, donating Christmas and holiday gifts to those in need. Tim was a sophomore engineering student at Penn State University where he was actively involved in the fundraising and operations for the Penn State Dance Marathon (THON).

Tim loved spending his summers at the beach with his family and friends, jet skiing, playing golf and basketball, hitting the gym and simply hanging with his friends.

His career ambition was to earn his undergraduate degree and then attend graduate school with the hopes of one day developing state of the art prosthetic devices to help those who most desperately needed them. His personal goal was to one day start a family of his own while continuing to give back to the community, be a good friend and continue to find ways to put a smile on people’s faces.

Unfortunately, Tim's life came to a tragic end on February 4, 2017. In order to fulfill Tim’s life and career goals, and in an effort to give life to his legacy, his family and friends have established a foundation in Tim's memory to help others who are in need. The Timothy J. Piazza Memorial Foundation has been established to raise money to be used to help those who are in need of prosthetic devices (in particular children) and to provide a scholarship(s) to a Hunterdon Central regional high school student(s) who embodies many of the interests and attributes that defined Tim’s life.

The Timothy J. Piazza Memorial Foundation, Inc. (EIN: 83-1366190) is a New Jersey nonprofit corporation in the process of applying for Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. Upon IRS approval of the Foundation's 501(c)(3) status the Foundation will be a tax exempt organization within the meaning of Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3), contributions to which may qualify for a tax deduction, for contributions made after April 25, 2017.
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Ashlynn Curie
5 months ago
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When I saw this I was wondering why on earth millions are needed for Tim Piazzas name... a giant frat party maybe? Evelyn needs to stop trying to blame a bunch of college kids that her irresponsible son CHOSE to get drunk

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Jenn Marie
5 months ago
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Ashlynn Curie Do you have kids ,do you know how his mother feels probably not so use your brain instead of being a cold hearted bitch. She has every right to be upset . Commonsense if you see some one intoxicated n they fall headfirst down a flight stairs the right thing to do would be to,call a ambulance .not lay them down on a couch ... You can't be that stupid can you ? Hopefully they flag your post ... SMH

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Mary Walker
9 months ago

We lost our 22 year old brother in an alcohol related car accident 31 years go so I have a very good idea of what you are going through. I wish I could tell you that it gets better but I can't. The grief may change but it is always there. My hope for your family is that God and the passage of time help you. I hope that you can find some peace of mind. Let family activities and The Foundation you created distract you. Love, hugs, and prayers all around.

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$24,345 of $1.0M goal

Raised by 293 people in 9 months
Created May 13, 2017
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Carol Lorenz
17 days ago

As the 1st anniversary of Tim’s passing approaches, may peace and love surround your family. Your beautiful son will not be forgotten. May others learn to be their brother’s keeper. Respectfully, Carol Lorenz

CL
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Carol Lorenz
2 months ago

Tim, and your family, will forever be in my thoughts and prayers.

MD
$5
Monica Devane
6 months ago

Wish I could have met him.

CS
$150
Cathy and Joe Santos
6 months ago

You continue to be in our thoughts and prayers along with the Tempalsky family.

$100
Anonymous
6 months ago
$100
Barb and Steve Surhoff
7 months ago

Life changes too quickly and our heart breaks for the Piazza family.

RM
$10
Ryan Mirkin
7 months ago

Keep up the good fight. God be with you.

Ashlynn Curie
5 months ago
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When I saw this I was wondering why on earth millions are needed for Tim Piazzas name... a giant frat party maybe? Evelyn needs to stop trying to blame a bunch of college kids that her irresponsible son CHOSE to get drunk

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Jenn Marie
5 months ago
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Ashlynn Curie Do you have kids ,do you know how his mother feels probably not so use your brain instead of being a cold hearted bitch. She has every right to be upset . Commonsense if you see some one intoxicated n they fall headfirst down a flight stairs the right thing to do would be to,call a ambulance .not lay them down on a couch ... You can't be that stupid can you ? Hopefully they flag your post ... SMH

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Mary Walker
9 months ago

We lost our 22 year old brother in an alcohol related car accident 31 years go so I have a very good idea of what you are going through. I wish I could tell you that it gets better but I can't. The grief may change but it is always there. My hope for your family is that God and the passage of time help you. I hope that you can find some peace of mind. Let family activities and The Foundation you created distract you. Love, hugs, and prayers all around.

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