Help Boogie, a 27 y.o. friend with a life sentence!

Help Boogie, a 27 y.o. friend with a life sentence!

From Leesa Ko

Boogie is 27 years old and has been incarcerated for 6 years with a life sentence. He is pursuing a mental health defense appeal but needs help raising money to pay for his attorney and private investigator.

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Update #3

over 1 year ago

To date, this fundraiser has raised about $1200 through Venmo and Fundly donations! Boogie has also gotten more support from his community, so there is only $1500 left to raise for him to be able to pay the attorney for his appeal. Please share and donate, even if you've already done it before!

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To share on Instagram, go to @leesa.ara 's latest post! Thank you for all your support :)

Boogie has been diagnosed with manic bipolar disorder, depression and PTSD. He will be using these diagnoses to back his argument that, considering he was untreated until recently, he was not mentally stable at the time of the crime. 

His family and community in Ohio has already raised $7,000 to help Boogie pay for his appeal attorney and private investigator. However, there is still at least $8,000 more to raise

While Boogie continues to be incarcerated, he is subject to inhumane conditions and denied from living the full life that he deserves. As a dear friend of Boogie, I ask you to please help however you can. You can donate directly to this page or through Venmo/Paypal @leesako. Thank you!  

More info about Boogie:

As a young Black gay man that has struggled with his mental health, his dream is to help other LGBTQ people and become a mental health/anti-suicide advocate. 

I started corresponding with Boogie last summer. He has since become a very dear and loyal brother with one of the most remarkable souls I've ever encountered; despite his difficult conditions, he always asks how I am and offers so much compassion and wisdom. Knowing Boogie is an honor, and it is imperative that he regains his freedom. 

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Leesa Ko posted a new update:
over 1 year ago

Update #3

To date, this fundraiser has raised about $1200 through Venmo and Fundly donations! Boogie has also gotten more support from his community, so there is only $1500 left to raise for him to be able to pay the attorney for his appeal. Please share and donate, even if you've already done it before!

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Leesa Ko posted a new update:
over 1 year ago

Update #2

Currently at $1039! Thank you again to everyone :) If you're able to continue donating or sharing, that would be amazing!

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Leesa Ko posted a new update:
over 1 year ago

Update #1

Two days in and we're near $600! (Most donations are coming in through Venmo, and I don't want to transfer them on here due to processing fees = $30)

Thank you everyone for your support. It would be so helpful if you continued sharing the Instagram post: https://www.instagram.com/p/CLmW-JmJqvP/

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