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'Go Fund Me' exceeds donation goal for man killed during Endymion parade

4 years 3 months 3 weeks ago Monday, February 24 2020 Feb 24, 2020 February 24, 2020 3:00 PM February 24, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
Image of Joseph Sampson and his goddaughter, Shawnte Bell, moments before he was struck and killed by a float at the Endymion parade. Via Shawnte's twitter, @etnwahS

NEW ORLEANS- After the tragic death of Joseph Sampson during the Endymion parade in New Orleans on Saturday, his family launches a 'Go Fund Me' fundraiser to raise money for funeral costs.

More on the incident here.

The fundraiser description reads, "At the time of his death Joseph did not have life insurance, so we’re starting this fundraiser to assist with raising money for his funeral arrangements. On behalf of his family, we appreciate any and every donation received. Thank you for all of your prayers Sincerely, The Mack and Sampson family."

The donation goal was set at $3,000 and has surpassed that amount. 

To donate, click here.

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