Friends of Robb Elementary shooting survivor set up lemonade stand to raise money for her recovery
Fourth grader Mayah Zamora continues to be within the hospital recovering from her accidents. Her mates are doing what they’ll to assist her.
UVALDE, Texas — Drive into Uvalde, and it doesn’t take lengthy to discover the love individuals on this city have for one another.
“Uvalde Strong” and “Prayers for Uvalde” are nonetheless seen on the home windows of companies left and proper.
Thursday afternoon, within the parking zone of the Baptist Temple Church, a bunch of mates set up a lemonade stand.
Right now in Uvalde, a typical lemonade stand can simply be a lot extra. This one specifically, was all for 10-year-old Mayah Zamora and her household. Mayah survived the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School on May twenty fourth. Her mates inform us she is doing higher, however nonetheless has an extended street to recovery.
“We just decided to get together for her family you know, do something for her, show our support and love to them,” mentioned Pilar Newberry, who has a daughter on the identical softball workforce as Mayah.
Newberry’s daughter, Victoria, mentioned Mayah “would smile all the time, when she would go bat, when she would be catching, practices, every time I would look at her and see that she would be smiling.”
Her mates say Mayah is a good athlete with a form coronary heart, and may simply be the nicest particular person they know.
Mayah’s teammate Briella mentioned “She would always support us whenever were at a game and whenever we’re sad she would say, ‘you’ll do good next time.’”
Newberry mentioned they noticed so much of assist from the neighborhood on Thursday, together with from regulation enforcement officers throughout Texas.
Relatives of those that lost their lives within the shooting additionally got here by to present their assist.
“If it weren’t for God, we wouldn’t be strong enough to be here for our children,” Newberry mentioned. “With God and with the love of the support we’ve gotten from all over the world and our community just coming together as one.”
Mayah’s household set up a GoFundMe for these prepared to donate in direction of her recovery.
Pilar mentioned they nonetheless don’t know when she shall be launched from the hospital.