"Eric and Jillian are extremely grateful for the continued support they have received. Every message, prayer, donation and well wish has helped them to stay strong throughout this difficult process. During an isolating experience, the kindness of the community near and far is what helps them to remember they are truly not alone and that there is a fellowship of friends holding them up.
Their next court date has been scheduled for December 8th. They continue to hope and pray for justice and truth to be seen in their case.
Both Eric and Jillian actively read the messages on PayPal, Venmo and the emails they receive. Please know that on PayPal, Eric and Jillian are unable to respond to messages and donations they receive. They do read every message left there. Venmo does allow for them to respond to donations and well wishes and they do their best to thank everyone as soon as possible. Both Eric and Jillian also receive every email and are doing their best to respond to each of them. Every donation they received has helped them to continue to support their family and face the obstacles ahead.
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.