On July 24,Michael Domnarski started an online fundraiser with the goal of $500,000 to fulfill his wife's dream after she passed. Within the first 72 hours, it raised over $60,000. Today it has gained over $85,000 from nearly 1,500 donors. With additional donations made at Country Bank, the total is over $90,000.
Last week, former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal gave $2,500, the biggest individual contribution yet which made donations come in strong.
Domnarski went to school with someone who works for O’Neal which is how he heard about it.
“As a former professional athlete, Mr. O’Neal recognizes the importance on having adequate equipment to realize one’s potential in athletics, and also in every aspect of life. Palmer deserves ... functioning equipment,” a letter from O’Neal’s management said.