The family of the two girls who were shot. Kansas City Chiefs‘ Wednesday’s Super Bowl victory parade in Kansas City, Missouri, has launched a GoFundMe page, and they’ve received a substantial donation from one of their hometown favorites.

Chiefs star tight end Travis Kelce donated $100,000 to the Reyes family, whose two daughters are in the hospital after suffering gunshot wounds.

Kelce’s donation was made to his charity Seven and Running.

Travis Kelce walks onto the field.

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce’s passion to change the plight of disadvantaged youth is the driving force behind the charity Eighty Seven and Running. (Michael Owens/Getty Images)

The girls, ages 10 and 8, were also visited by the Chiefs quarterback. Patrick Mahomes and his wife, Brittany, earlier this week.

“On behalf of the Reyes family, we are incredibly grateful for the love, support and prayers during this difficult time. Our family, along with the other families affected by this senseless act, are still physically and emotionally devastated. Recovering”. said the family.

“We are happy to report that our daughters, ages 8 and 10, are making good progress in recovering from their leg injuries. Both girls, who were shot in the leg, underwent surgery. was done, and she is currently in a cast for several months. Maintain doctor visits for the next few years. She is receiving physical therapy to regain her strength and mobility. Relieved by the development, emotional healing continues for all of us. The girls were celebrating with many family members when they were unconscious. We ask that you take care of our family and friends. Keep inspiring other families in your thoughts and prayers.”

Travis Kelce waves

The Kansas City Chiefs scrimmage before a game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts on December 17, 2023. (David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports)

Patrick Mahomes, wife Brittany visit children injured in Super Bowl parade shooting at hospital

His girlfriend, Taylor Swift, donated another $100,000 to the page that is raising money for him. Lisa Lopez-Galvan, who was killed. Lopez Galvan was the cousin of the injured girls’ mother.

“Sending my deepest sympathy and condolences in the wake of your devastating loss. With love, Taylor Swift.” The singer wrote.

“I am heartbroken over the tragedy that happened today. My heart goes out to all the people who came to celebrate with us and were affected. KC, you mean the world to me,” Kelce posted on X, which First there was Twitter, several hours later. Shooting

Mahomes said he was “praying for Kansas City,” while his wife said “shooting is never the answer.”

Kelce’s donation was met with GoFundMe alone $100,000 goal. More than $73,000 has been donated by more than 1,000 others.

Travis Kelce runs.

Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs runs down the field before the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on December 31, 2023 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Ryan Kang/Getty Images)

Two minors Gun-related offenses have been charged in connection with the incident.

At least 11 children were injured during the shooting, but were expected to recover by Wednesday night. Nine of them were shot, while two others were injured.

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