HELLERTOWN, Pa. – Household good friend Rocky Chunko fondly remembers sisters 15-year-old Brianna Baer and 10-year-old Abigail Kaufman.
“They lived the block up the road from the place we lived. 10 and 15. They have been all the time smiling, vigorous,” Chunko stated.
The pair tragically misplaced their lives after their house in Hellertown went up in flames early Friday morning, leaving their household, associates and all the group devastated.
“Persons are making an attempt to determine what occurred. And it is simply the worst factor on the earth,” Chunko stated.
“I am feeling so upset. I’ve eight youngsters of my very own. I can not think about dropping any of them in such a tragic means,” stated Amy Tulio, the restaurant supervisor of Hellertown Crossroads Resort.
The lodge’s simply one of many many companies within the city that is doing what they will to assist the household.
“We’ve had a number of folks name already right now to be sure that their gross sales goes to the fundraiser,” Tulio stated.
She says 30% of all their proceeds Monday night time will go the household.
Wings on Fundamental will donate 30% of its gross sales Tuesday.
This as a desk set for 2 adorned with lit candles will accumulate donations for all the month of April.
“All simply want to return collectively to assist this household at this troublesome time,” Tulio stated.
The Kaufman household understandably was too upset to talk, however these closest to them say they respect all that is being finished.
“Everyone as a group is actually pulling collectively,” Chunko stated.
Donations are being collected Monday night time at Hellertown Crossroads Resort, and Tuesday night time at Wings on Fundamental. Donations may even be collected Wednesday at Vassi’s Drive In.
The Farmhouse Bakery is donating baked items for the funeral.
The American Legion and Rita’s are additionally taking donations. Stonefield Farm Bakery can be amassing donations on April 14.
All month lengthy, this group can be pitching in to assist the Kaufman household.