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Fundraiser for Mya Patel raises over $50,000

5-year-old Mya Patel was precious and full of life, say those close to her
5-year-old Mya Patel was precious and full of life, say those close to her
Updated: Mar. 26, 2021 at 4:26 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The fundraiser for Mya Patel, a 5-year-old girl who died after a stray bullet hit her, has raised more than $50,000.

Tiny Smiling Faces non-profit
Tiny Smiling Faces non-profit(Tiny Smiling Faces)

This money is going to Tiny Smiling Faces, a non-profit that helps disadvantaged kids in India with education and other necessities.

The non-profit has helped hundreds if not thousands of kids with their education, clothing, food and other needs.

Arun Patel founded the organization to give back to his village in India. He immigrated to the United States 30 years go.

“I don’t remember having a sad story like this that is so close to us, people are pouring their hearts. Anybody who sees this is contributing,” said Patel.

Tiny Smiling Faces has already made an impact on so many lives in India. Now through donations made in Mya’s honor, her impact will provide a long-lasting legacy.

To donate, please click here.

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