Held has already been contacted by a wheelchair ramp company who is willing to donate their product to the families who need them.
Held said the project was a no-brainer for him because he was using a talent he already had through his contracting company. He chose an anonymous name so the focus would go to the mission and not his work.
“I’m not trying to name-drop my company, I have enough work, this is just a feel-good project,” Held said.
“I found myself telling myself: don’t vent about him on Facebook, don’t complain, don’t freak out. I’ve got to do something other than verbal. I literally just did what felt good.”
Held was in the process of making his second ramp for an 8-year-old boy who is leaving the hospital this evening.
“I love getting the community together and doing it for free,” él dijo.
Held is hoping to make the project a nationwide effort to help people in need.
6 muerto, 62 injured in the tragedy
Prosecutors believe Darrell E. Brooks was the driver of the SUV and have charged him with five counts of first-degree intentional homicide. Arroyos, 39, may face a sixth homicide charge over a boy who died Tuesday, ellos dijeron.
Otro 62 people were injured, according to a criminal complaint filed in Waukesha County Circuit Court.
Those killed were Virginia Sorenson
, 79; Leanna
, 71; Tamara Durand, 52; Jane Kulich, 52 and Wilhelm Hospel
, 81, according to Waukesha city officials
. The family of Jackson Sparks
, 8, identified him as the latest victim on a Página de GoFundMe.
The Waukesha community turned out to mourn the victims at multiple candlelight vigils this week, expressing their support for those who lost loved ones.
And the Waukesha school district said it would offer additional mental health support for its students.