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All, I share a note from Neal:
"I continue to be overwhelmed with the outpouring of love, support and prayers for the kids and me. It is making a difference and getting us through each day. Thank you."
I'd like to share the following, and hope all in the local community can turn out in support of Jenn and Nottingham Elementary PTA.
On March 22 the Nottingham Elementary PTA are holding their annual 5k race and fun run. It will be presented this year in memory of Jennifer Lawson. This is the school where Jenn spent many hours volunteering. Jenn ran this race several times and most recently placed in her age group. Proceeds from this race support the PTA, Nottingham teachers and Nottingham students.
If you are interested in supporting or participating in this race you can do so here: http://www.raceit.com/search/event.aspx?id=24881
Thank you Nottingham Knights and Nottingham PTA for this gesture and the incredible support you have been providing to the Lawson family!
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Yesterday was Jenn’s memorial. Many came together to celebrate Jenn’s life and pay their respects. It was wonderful to see so many turning out in support of the Lawson family. And they once again convey their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all of you that have offered such wonderful support, prayers, and messages of kindness.
Over the next months I will continue to keep those who follow this memorial website informed as much as possible as to how to honor the memory of Jennifer Lawson. It is the months to come that will be the hardest, as life begins to find a new routine without her. I know it is hard to conceive a day without Jenn, but we all must be strong for the family.
If you have stories you’d like to share about Jenn, please feel free to reach out and share. We will pass these on to the family. Again, thank you, and God bless.
We still need your help. The police are seeking two cars that potentially witnessed the tragic accident on Feb 24th. If you have any information, please contact the Arlington County Police Department. Investigators say the drivers or occupants of those vehicles could give them valuable details in the case.Share This Update!
I thank you for your support.
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The family really appreciates your notes, emails, and offers of assistance. At this time the Lawson family is together supporting each other and working through this tragic time. The outpouring of support from the community has been tremendous, and all of us can't say thank you enough for your kind words and generosity.
Many have been asking how they may be able to assist or where they may donate in Jenn's memory. We ask that you contribute to one of the following in Jennifer's name.
If you'd like to send a notice of the gift (at bottom of the page for the above link), please address it to:
3000 K Street NW. Suite 330
Washington, DC 20007
Or, if you prefer, you may donate directly to their church listed below.
There is a link at the bottom of the Little Falls Presbyterian Church page if you wish to donate directly using PayPal.
Thank you so much for your support and love!
Thank you all for your concern and caring. At the request of the Lawson family, we have closed donations at this time. They are graciously overwhelmed with the support and generosity of the community. Share This Update!
As the organizer, I personally cannot say thank you enough, and will work to continue to update the community and supporters via this online memorial.
I thank each of you for your support and kind messages, notes and posts. I have passed these on to the family.
P.S. If you've sent a contact request via the site I have worked to reply personally to each one, but some of the emails bounced. If you did not receive a response, please submit again and ensure you verify your email address.
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I will be closing donations at this time. We are overwhelmed with the support and generosity of the community, and I personally cannot say thank you enough.
The Lawson family extends a heartfelt thank you to all of you that have contributed to Jennifer's memorial fund.
They will be seeking out ways to use this money to benefit the community in Jennifer's name.
Thank you all and God Bless.
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I would like to personally thank everyone that has sent their kind words, messages, and offers to help. I know that the Lawson family, the community, and all those close to them are so very grateful for everyone's support and prayers.
As I'm sure all will understand, this is a very tough time, and I will pass on your gernrous offers of support as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience as the family continues on this journey together.
I will continue to post to the update board, and keep all informed as much as I can over the next weeks as we continue to help each other through this trying time.
Thank you and God Bless
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My dear friend, Neal, lost his wife and mother to his 3 children Sadie, Booker, and Cooper yesterday in a senseless and tragic accident.
Jennifer Lawson will be missed. She was a kind soul, willing to do anything for her family. As a husband of fourteen years to my wife and father of two, I can't even fathom the depth of pain this loss must bring to my friend, his family, and his children.
The link below is for a Memorial Fund that I have established to help the family. I thank you in advance for helping out during this trying time.
Should you have questions, or want to send an item to the Lawson family, please feel free to contact me directly via the "Contact the Organizer" link.