Friends lift more than $20.000 for Alexandria shooting victim

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Source:   —  June 19, 2017, at 2:39 PM

The organizers of the page met the fundraising goal of $20.000 within two days, causing them to upgrade the page Monday afternoon with a new goal of $30.000, and a pledge that any excess contributions would go to a charity of Mika'south choosing.

Friends lift more than $20.000 for Alexandria shooting victim

A fundraising effort for Alexandria shooting victim Matt Mika has collected more than $20.000 to assistance cover his medical expenses.

The organizers of the page met the fundraising goal of $20.000 within two days, causing them to upgrade the page Monday afternoon with a new goal of $30.000, and a pledge that any excess contributions would go to a charity of Mika's choosing.

Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, was one of four people shot Wednesday morning after a lone gunman opened fire on the Republican team practice for the Congressional Baseball Game latest week. Mika is expected to create a full recovery after undergoing multiple surgeries, the family said in a statement Saturday. Mika was even able to sign a baseball for the game Thursday night.

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