BROWNSTOWN TWP. (WWJ) – A fundraiser is being held Saturday at a Brownstown Township restaurant to help the family of one of two girls killed earlier this month when they were hit by a van.
The fundraiser is being held for the family of 13-year-old Tatyana Sawka, one of the girls killed. Her friend, Brianne Meyers, was also killed.READ MORE: State Fears Confusion After Michigan Restaurant Wins In Dining Ban Case
Sawka’s aunt, Linda Belknap, says money raised will help with funeral expenses.READ MORE: MSU Police Find Body That Is Believed To Be Brendan Santo In Red Cedar River
“They could really use the help — as much as anybody could help a family out,” said Belknap.MORE NEWS: Michigan Prisons Follows CDC, Allows COVID-Positive Staff To Work After 5 Days With Mild Symptoms
The fundraiser is being held at Marlow’s Chill and Grill Restaurant on Telegraph Road in Brownstown Twp. with a spaghetti dinner and raffles until 7 p.m.