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UPDATE: Online Jewelry Store Donates Money To Isla Vista Victim's Families

By Claire Anderson, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Weather Anchor/Reporter, claire.anderson@kcoy.com
Meredith Garofalo, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Meteorologist & Reporter, meredith.garofalo@keyt.com
Published On: Jun 11 2014 12:46:07 PM CDT
ISLA VISTA, Calif. -

UPDATE: The Lettered Company raised $726.04 for the families of the Delta Delta Delta UCSB shooting victims.

An online fundraiser was held for the two women killed and the third woman injured in the Isla Vista tragedy.

UCSB Tri Delta sorority members Katie Cooper and Veronika Weiss passed away and Bianca de Kock survived 5 gunshot wounds during last month’s event.

A national online jewelry store, "The Lettered Company", which sells jewelry to sorority chapters across the country, was contacted after the shooting by a sister of a UCSB Tri Delta member.

 The website decided to donate sale proceeds to the families of the women to help cover funeral and hospital costs. 

The Lettered Company founder Samantha Levin said, “They asked if there was anything we could do to help relieve the financial burden on the families of the victims and we are more than happy to help.”

The company donated four dollars per piece of jewelry sold between June 3rd  and June 7th, and there was an additional option at checkout to leave extra monetary donations.

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