LINTON, Ind. (WTHI) - Even in the saddest times, people always manage to seek ways to shine for their community.
News 10 first introduced you to Tyler Vivian earlier this week.
After he heard about Katelyn Wolfe's death he decided to help the family raise money for funeral expenses. Vivian sold lemonade at a stand on A Street in Linton.
When we first checked in with the 9-year-old on Wednesday, he had raised just over $300.
News 10 checked in again today with Vivian and he has now raised almost $3,000!
Vivian's mother, Lindsey, says it's amazing how communities rally together.
The community of Linton is also hosting a memorial benefit for Wolfe on Friday, June 21 at Hunphrey's Park (1351 A Street, NE Hwy 54) starting at 5 p.m.
There will be musical entertainment, a hog roast dinner, and even an auction.
All proceeds will go towards funeral expenses.
Anyone interested in donating items for the auction or even paper goods or food for the dinner can contact Stacy Piker and/or Stephanie Benefiel on Facebook.
Money donations can still be made at any Regions Banking locations under that name Katelyn Wolfe Funeral Fund.
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