NextUp Nutrition holds fundraiser for family of Dylan Rodriguez

NextUp Nutrition holds fundraiser for family of Dylan Rodriguez

SALISBURY, Md- NextUp Nutrition in Salisbury held a fundraiser to learn the household of 18-year-old Dylan Rodriguez. The Delmar scholar and athlete was killed Sunday in a tragic automotive accident that shocked your complete group.

“Everyone is holding grief over all this however funerals aren’t low cost and it’s by no means straightforward on a household most individuals don’t have cash for this sort of factor,” mentioned Delmar Resident Erin Tucker. Tucker mentioned he was a first-time buyer at NextUp, and got here in hoping to donate as a lot as attainable to Rodriguez’s household.

Next up Nutrition Partner Peyton Kemp says Delmar is a close-knit group, and that’s why she felt the necessity to donate the earnings from their meal substitute shakes to the household. She says she additionally began a tip jar and go fund me to assist pay for these unable to make it to the shop.

“Delmar is the place I grew up it’s residence for me and Dylan was pals with my youthful brothers and my youthful sister,” Kemp mentioned.

Many prospects say that they had by no means heard of the shop earlier than the fundraiser and that phrase of mouth on social media helped them discover a approach to assist.

“I’ve by no means been right here earlier than it’s not a spot I’m a daily buyer however I’m right here to donate cash to the household and help any approach I can,” Tucker.

Kemp says, she even stayed open an additional hour to permit extra college students to donate.

“They get out of college at 2:56 and we often shut at 3 I talked to my brother and informed him to ask each scholar that has nothing to do proper after faculty to come back and help us so I’m staying open primarily for these Delmar college students,” Kemp mentioned.

She tells us her aim was to lift between 500 to a thousand {dollars}, and with over 170 folks collaborating Wednesday they have been capable of increase over 800 {dollars}.

“It feels nice to offer again and have the affect with our group,” Kemp mentioned.

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