In Loving Memory of Jennifer Lawson

For: The Lawson Family
Organizer: Trent Livingston
$17,048
of $5,000 goal.
Raised by 314 donors
100% Complete
This fundraiser is closed. Thank you for your support!

The Story

Update: Wednesday, February 26th

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:
iDiscovery Solutions
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!  

Tuesday, February 25th

We are closing donations at this time at the request of the Lawson family. They are graciously overwhelmed with the support and generosity of the community. As the organizer, 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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On Monday, February 24th of 2014, at approximately 11:30am Eastern time, Jennifer Lawson lost her life in a tragic accident outside of Nottingham Elementary School. 

She was rushed to the hospital with critical injuries, and passed on later that day. She leaves behind her husband, Neal, her daughter Sadie, and her two boys, Cooper and Booker.

Jen was a caring and loving mother that put family and friends first. Her compassion and caring touched all of those around her. She will be sorely missed. 

We thank you all for sending your thoughts and prayers.

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on February 24, 2015

Posted on February 24, 2015

Dear YouCaring.Com donors,

A year ago I lost my best friend, my wife and the mother of my three children.  In the wake of that tragedy you all stepped forward with kindness and generosity.  I want to personally thank you for your generous contribution to the memory Jennifer Lawson.

I am excited to share with all of you that, because of your kindness, we have been able to realize Jennifer’s vision of helping economically vulnerable mothers-to-be and their babies gain access to counseling and much need medical care.  Your donations were used to create a fund within the Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation (JB-LF) that has already impacted the lives of new mothers and they’re newborn babies.  If you would like to learn more about JB-LF, please visit www.jb-lf.org.

I can’t thank you all enough for helping to build a legacy for Jennifer while helping mothers and babies in need!  Please accept our sincere appreciation for your prayers, support and generosity.

Sincerely,

Neal Lawson



Posted on March 14, 2014

Posted on March 14, 2014

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."

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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!


Posted on March 5, 2014

Posted on March 5, 2014

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.

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