Arizona Cardinal quarterback Kyler Murray Wednesday donated $25,000 to the victims and families of the Texas Mall shooting, reports FOX4.
The Filipino American grew up in Allen, the site of the massacre where a gunman killed eight people at Allen Premium Outlets.
Murray directed $10,000 of his donation to a general Go Fund Me fund for the victims.
The remaining $15,000 went to the Cho family whose six-year-old son William remains in critical condition. William’s 3-year-old brother James and mom and dad, Cindy and Kyu, died in the massacre, leaving William an orphan.
A family friend told AsAmNews that William’s grandparents and aunt are there to see him through his recovery.
So far the Go Fund Me for the Cho’s has raised more than $1.8 million.
Arizona Sports reports Kyu William worked as a managing partner at the Porter Legal Group.
“He was loved and respected,” the firm said.
There are also two other Go Fund Me campaigns underway. One for the Mendoza Family who lost their daughters Sofia and Daniela in the shooting while the mother remains hospitalized.
“With a heavy heart, we share that our beautiful Daniela and Sofia have passed away. They were tragically taken from us by a senseless act on May 6th, 2023,” fund organizer Anabel Del Angel wrote. “Their mom is currently still hospitalized. Please pray for our now broken family. The girls have left a void that nothing in the world could ever fill. Please pray for their mom, my sister, and her broken heart. Please also pray for their dad, that despite all the trauma he has had to endure, is still unbelievably strong. They will be forever missed and loved.”
The other Go Fund Me campaign is for Irvin Walker, who remains hospitalized recovering from his inujry.
“Irvin was driving past the shooter’s car to find a parking spot when the gunman began shooting directly into Irvin’s car. While he was shot twice in his chest (one, very close to his heart) and once in his right shoulder—thankfully and by the grace of GOD—he is in stable condition and expected to survive,” said campaign organizer Jayson Johnson. “With that being said, Irvin has a long road to recovery and is expected to have surgery to remove the bullets and its fragments from his body.”
All the fundraisers mentioned in this article have been verified by Go Fund Me.
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