"Eric and Jillian are so grateful for the outpouring of love and support they have received from the community near and far. Each of your prayers, donations and well wishes are appreciated by them deeply. It has been such a blessing for them to read all of the comments on PayPal, Venmo, Fundrazr, the Change.Org petition and within the Facebook group. In a time when they are feeling most alone and separated, your kindness and generosity has been given them the connections they are needing most. Thank you to each of you for everything you are doing to support Eric and Jillian during this time.
Jillian is a devoted and loving wife and the mother of 4 boys. Jillian loves spending time with her family. She is employed full time and she still finds time to clean the house, prepare dinner, work as photographer for her children's' sporting events, help her husband with work functions and volunteer within her church and community.
Eric is a disabled veteran serving more than 13 years in the United States Air Force. He is a committed and caring husband and father of 4 boys. He enjoys spending time going on bike rides and mini-adventures with his wife and kids. They are active within the veteran community. Until recently, Eric served as the Coordinator for Veterans Support Services at Oakland University. Eric has also served as an advisor on veteran related issues to both Congressional representatives Mike Bishop and Elissa Slotkin.
There are news and media outlets showing edited versions of the video. It is imprtant for viewers to get the whole story and the the whole truth. Here is the full video from July 1st, 2020.
As you may know, Eric and Jillian have lost their jobs from Oakland University and Hallmark Corporation respectively. Thank you so much to those who have offered to help share in the great financial burden Eric and Jillian are now facing.
For your convenience, we have posted several options that enable you to give. If you would like to give through PayPal or Fundrazr, just click the links. If you would like to give through Venmo, please use firstname.lastname@example.org on your Venmo app.
The above statement is not a solicitation for donations. Any contributions are considered gifts to be used by the family as need is prevalent. The IRS defines gifts as being not tax deductible.