BBQ fundraiser raises income for daughter of depressed deputy
December 11, 2016 - bbq set
YULEE, Fla. – The Rotary Club of Fernandina Beach hosted a gift grill Fundraiser on Saturday for a 6-year-old daughter of depressed Nassau County Deputy Eric Oliver.
Oliver, 32, died on Nov. 22 after he was strike by an SUV while chasing undocumented workman Francisco Obbidio Portillo-Fuentes, 25, opposite State Road 200.
The fundraiser for Oliver’s daughter, Shelby, was a approach for a village to uncover their adore to a small lady who is going to go by Christmas but her father for a initial time.
“Seeing a detriment that small lady has left by has unequivocally driven me to wish to do something and we only feel terrible for a family and what they’ve left through,” organizer Ron Heymann said. “It’s only about being a partial of a community, really. To have such a terrible eventuality take place, a lot of us only wanted to give behind and uncover we care.”
Deputies and glow rescue officials, along with village members, came to a fundraiser to support Oliver’s family.
“Eric’s father was out here progressing and only came by to speak with us — a sunglasses had to come on. It was unequivocally tough,” Heymann said. “He only said, ‘Thank you.’ we can’t suppose what he’s feeling during this time of year. That kind of loss, it’s only over words.”
The grill dish was giveaway and a Rotary Club only supposed donations, with 100 percent of a deduction being donated to Shelby.
The Eric James Oliver Memorial Trust has been set adult during First Federal Bank of Florida. All donations will go into a trust for Shelby Oliver.
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