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A verified GoFundMe campaign started in memory of Tire Nichols has raised more than $1,082,050 as of Sunday afternoon.
The GoFundMe was set up by Nichols' mother, RowVaughn Wells, and reads in part: "My baby was just trying to get home to be safe in my arms. Tire was unarmed, non-threatening, and respectful of police throughout." the meeting".
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According to the page, the donations will be used to cover the costs of mental health services for Wells and her husband, as well as his sick leave.
She also adds that they want to build a skate park as a tribute to Tire and her love of skating and sunsets.
The fund has raised more than $1 million since video of Tire Nichols' arrest on Jan. 7 was released Friday night.
Donations stood at $82,000 on Friday at 8 p.m. and skyrocketed to $230,000 at 10:30 p.m. Friday.
As of Saturday afternoon, the total donations stood at $660,000.
This Sunday afternoon, the total donations exceeded US$ 1,082,050.