Edison HS senior will keep household’s home after contributions exceed $200K – My Central Jersey

14June 2020

CLOSE After their mother died, 3 bros in Edison were at threat of losing their household home. Thanks to a story from MyCentralJersey and the Internet, individuals from all over the world helped raise cash to settle their home loan. Wochit EDISON– Thanks

to the kindness and generosity of more than 3,000 individuals, a number of whom are strangers, Brandon Anderberg, a member of the Edison High School Class of 2020, has the graduation gift he required most– a permanently home for himself and his two bros.

A GoFundMe page called, Be a Hero, Please assist orphaned Edison young boys had actually raised more than $200,000 on Sunday morning to settle the home loan and back taxes on the household's South Edison house, following the death of their widowed mom, who had actually been ill. Brandon Anderberg

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ofMelissa Gorman)”We are really grateful.

We didn't believe it would ever get that much in the last day or two, that's insane. We value everything,”Anderberg said.” We can all stay together now and

remain in your home and work, and foot the bill monthly, and do what we wish to do,” said Anderberg, including it's been tough for them given that their mom passed away.

He said the cash assists provide the siblings a new start.

“It's been incredible. Many people have actually been supportive, whether it's calling and providing to drop off some clothing that were in the young boys' sizes, more individuals registering to do the meal train we have going, and individuals from the college offering to assist select classes,” stated Melissa Ferro, the Edison High School PTO co-president who is a family good friend and neighbor to Anderberg, and his siblings, Robert and Conner.

Ferro, who set up the GoFundMe page on May 28, stated Anderberg, 18, was in shock when she started reading off numbers to him a few days ago.

Ferro stated more than $140,000 has actually been raised because the kids' story was included in a story by MyCentralJersey.com on Wednesday.

“I do not think it's anything any of us might have envisioned,” Ferro stated. “They truly have been so blessed that we're able to do this for them. It's fantastic.”

EARLIER: Edison High School senior needs permanently home for graduation She stated donations have been available in from as far as England. Ferro, who is originally from Staten Island, stated all her pals have shared the fund on Facebook, family in Staten Island have shared it, in addition to loved ones in Brooklyn, Florida, the Carolinas and New Jersey.

“It's the power of Facebook,” she said. “Thank God this has actually really helped.”

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