A childhood friend of Boston bombing victim Krystle Campbell, 29, will be hosting a fundraiser in her honor in Seattle Thursday night. (AP Photo/Campbell Family)
Seattleites stepping up to help Boston after bombings
on April 18, 2013 @ 8:56 am
(Updated: 9:13 am - 4/18/13 )
Listen: Seattleites stepping up with fundraiser to help Boston
A Seattle man who lost a childhood friend in the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon is hosting a fundraiser in her honor Thursday night.
"Because I have that personal connection, I want something to be done," said Dave LeClair, a friend of bombing victim Krystle Campbell, in an appearance on
KIRO Radio's Ron & Don Show.
LeClair will be hosting a fundraiser for
One Fund Boston, the fundraising campaign endorsed by the city's mayor, at Spitfire in Seattle.
"I'd like people to just come on down and grab a drink. Spitfire will be donating a portion of their bar revenue to this and we'll be collecting cash as well."
They'll be playing archive footage from Boston sports history, and he encourages people to wear their Boston gear if they have it.
The event will run from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. at
Spitfire in downtown Seattle.
For more information visit the event page at
Seattle Supports Boston on Facebook.
Whether it's floating on Green Lake, eating shrimp tacos at Agua Verde, or taking weekend drives out to the Cascades, she loves to enjoy the Pacific Northwest lifestyle as much as humanly possible.
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