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Notes: GoFundMe established for family whose three-year-old fell from window last week

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Dylan Velasquez (image via GoFundMe)

A GoFundMe campaign has been established to help an Alexandria family mourning the loss of their three-year-old boy who fell from the window of the family’s apartment last week.

The campaign was set up by the boy’s aunt, Melissa Velasquez. The child, Dylan Velasquez, was a child with special needs that the GoFundMe described as smart and charming:

This loss became a traumatic tragedy for my family who never thought this could be a story for us to tell. Dylan was a smart and fun 3 year-old with special needs. He never left the room without making someone smile or laugh. There’s no way to prepare for a loss this great. The donations received will be given to Dylan’s mother, Tita Velazquez. No donation is too small and we understand the economic status is not very great so we ask for your prayers. We would appreciate your shares to reach our goal and to spread awareness.

As of Wednesday morning, the GoFundMe has raised $5,615 out of a $15,000 goal.

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