Christina Grimmie's Family Have Thanked Fans For Raising Over £160,000 In Her Memory
The family of tragic singer Christina Grimmie who was murdered last month have praised fans 'outpouring of love' as they raise over £160,000 in Christina's memory
Christina Grimmie's family have spoken out about the huge amount of love and support thet have recieved since Christina's tragic death last month.
A GoFundMe page, set up to raise £3000 for her funeral costs, has now reached over £160,000.
Her parents, Bud and Tina, and brother posted a message on the page thanking fans: "The outpouring of love and generosity that has been displayed to our family throughout these last few weeks has far exceeded anything we could have ever imagined.
"As we have always known, Christina's life was so very special, not only to us, but to everyone she touched with her joyful heart, beautiful voice and love for life and the Lord. Words cannot express what the many memorials, donations and tributes shared by Christina's fans and those in the media and entertainment industry mean to us.
"She will live on in our hearts forever. We will take our time in determining the best ways to honor Christina moving forward. Thank you."
The 22-year-old singer and star of The Voice USA was shot in Orlando as she attended a Meet and Greet event with fans.
Her brother, Mark, spoke out at their daughter's memorial service in June: "I don't have anything to say, I don't have words still and it's a good and bad thing. All I'm going to say is thank God for the mark that she left on this world. Thanks mom and dad I know it's going to be really tough for us to move forward.
"Thanks again for coming out you guys, and I love you Christina."
So, so much heartache.