MORRISTOWN, NJ - A GoFundMe page has been created to help a Morristown High School student after his father suddenly passed away.

Alfonso Pava, father of MHS sophomore Joseph Penney passed away suddenly on April 30, according to the GoFundMe page. The GoFundMe will help with food, rent and bills as well as the cost of funeral arrangements. Organizer Gloria Schwartz wrote that in addition to the loss of his father, Joe's mom is battling terminal lung cancer. Due to her illness, Joe's mom is unable to work and there are no relatives for them to turn to, wrote Schwartz.

Schwartz is turning to the community to help. Four hundred and three people have donated as of Tuesday. If you are interested in donating, click here. 

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A meal train has been started to help the family. To sign up, click https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/w1kn6q?fbclid=IwAR0wA1t2Ys7VSVmKpmHjIRdGwLUcRw6XB-dGbMq7m2ma8E3eFTnmJlBQoLs

 

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