COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A Collier County mother and her two daughters killed in a crash on Alligator Alley will be laid to rest tomorrow.
Since the crash, the Southwest Florida community has banded together to help the Douglas family. From fundraisers to prayer circles, the community has really reached out to this family in the days following the crash.
Family friend Don Eagle tells WINK News Nathan Douglas is overwhelemed by all the support from those who he has never met. Douglas will say his final good byes to his wife and two daughters who were killed in that devestating crash this Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Mount Dora at 2:00 p.m. The church will hold a public visitation for the Immokalee family from noon to 2:00 p.m.
On the same day the three will be laid to rest, the Collier community is stepping up to help the Douglas family. Dozens of people will bringing items for a memorial yard and bake sale. It will start at 8:30 a.m. at 909 Coconut Circle West in Naples, right by East Naples Middle School. All of the money raised will be donated to the family's memorial fund at Suntrust bank to help cover funeral costs.
If you would like to donate, you can click on the link below:
A second Douglas Family Memorial Fund has been set up at Suntrust. The account number is 1000157840900.