NEWTON, NJ—Three counties, over 124 schools, businesses and organizations came together today, May 23 to support the Newton Community and the Faye family in honor of Lexi Faye.  As of Thursday night the GoFundMe Lexi Faye Heart of Gold Lacrosse Scholarship had raised $8,873.

In addition to starting the whiteout initative, Hanover Park Regional School District raised more than $800 for the Lexi Faye Heart of Gold Lacrosse Scholarship Fund. Warehouse Clearance Center donated 10% of the day's sales to the scholarship fund. Phillipsburg High School raised $402.  Lenape Valley Youth Lacrosse raised $210 at their game against Newton on Wednesday night. Samantha Constantino and her sister raised $300 for the scholarship.

Students from multiple schools including, Newton High School, Halsted Middle School, Merriam Avenue Elementary School, and Green Hills School, to name a few, as well as groups such as the Newton Chapter of the Future Farmers of American and the Green Hills Peer Group, wore white in honor of Faye.

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“Halsted staff donated to dress down with proceeds going to the Lexi Faye Heart of Gold Scholarship,” Principal Kristi Greene said. “Avery Frank, a seventh grader, made white bows that she gave out to staff and students, many making a donation to go to the scholarship.”

Nisivoccia, LLP participated as well with multiple staff members wearing white or buying white ribbons in support of the Newton community during this difficult time. As of 5 p.m. today, they raised $150 towards the scholarship.

Vehicle decals are being sold for $5 with $2 from each decal going to the scholarship in Lexi’s memory. The decals can be ordered in a variety of colors and are measured 6” X 6”. Orders can be placed through Vannessa Sliker via Facebook message or via cell phone at 862-213-9921.

Schools:

  • Sparta High School,
  • Kittatinny High School,
  • Hopatcong High School,
  • Lenape Valley Regional High School,
  • High Point Regional High School,,
  • Wallkill Valley Regional High School,
  • Vernon High School,
  • Pope John XXIII Regional High School,
  • Sussex County Technical School,
  • Montville High School,
  • Hackettstown High School,
  • Villa Walsh Academy,
  • Green Apple Academy,
  • Morris Hills High School,
  • Green Hills Elementary,
  • Butler High School,
  • North Warren Regional High School,
  • Parsippany Hills High School,
  • Roxbury High School,
  • Jefferson School District
  • Parsippany High School,
  • West Morris Central High School,
  • Morris Catholic High School, 
  • Whippany Park High School,
  • Hanover Park High School,
  • Mount Olive High School,
  • Andover Regional School District,
  • Frankford Township School,
  • Morris Knolls High School
  • Jean M Manfra School,
  • Hamburg School,
  • Morristown-Beard School,
  • West Milford High School,
  • Phillipsburg High School,
  • Stanhope Valley Road School,
  • Pequannock High School,
  • Randolph High School,
  • Sparta Middle School Track Team,
  • Madison High School,
  • Belvidere High School, 
  • Morristown High School,
  • Warren Hills High School
  • Veritas Christian Academy
  • Valley Road School Stanhope
  • Franklin Boro Elementary School
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Businesses and Organizations

  • Ivy Rehab,
  • Wendy's Place,
  • Parisi Speed School of Morristown,
  • Capitol Care,
  • Newton First Aid Squad,
  • Newton Fire Department,
  • Town of Newton Recreation,
  • Healthy Kids Running Series,
  • Hit & Run Sports,
  • Serenity Dental Spa,
  • Netcong Laundromat & Dry Cleaning
  • Wharton Fire Department,
  • A-Lit Photography,
  • Salon Di Panache,
  • Homestead,
  • Township of Denville,
  • Applebees of Newton,
  • Grano Pain Relief and Wellness Center,
  • Sussex County Educational Services Commission,
  • Kidz World,
  • Pediatric Dentistry,
  • 4 Chicks Cafe,
  • Newton Sparta Pediatric Dentistry,
  • Pass it Along,
  • Tech Farm,
  • Ibranyi is Floral
  • Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Porchlight Properties,
  • Affordable Ductworx,
  • New Jersey Coalition 4 Education and Positive Choices
  • NORWESCAP,
  • Salon and Spa Boulder Hills,
  • Barrel House,
  • M.Scott Glove Repair,
  • Play 2 Win Academy,
  • 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu,
  • Gizzi Productions, 
  • The Wedding Store,
  • Giant Gymnastics,
  • R & T Nautilus Fitness
  • Bentley Assisted Living
  • Megan O'Keeffe Photography,
  • Mitchell Insurance Agency,
  • Smith-McCracken Funeral Home,
  • Morris Sussex Sports,
  • Hollyberry Lane Primitives,
  • FootCare Associates,
  • Bagel Bistro,
  • Alpha Fitness, 
  • Between the Bread,
  • Newton Trophy and Screen Printing,
  • Benny's Bodega,
  • Anna Patras Orthodontics,
  • Hackettstown Medical PC,
  • Jake McNamara - Lemonade for Lexi
  • Academic Resources,
  • Newton Home Depot,
  • RE/MAX Platinum Sparta,
  • Physical Therapy Plus,
  • Lakeland Bank
  • Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey,
  • Sebella Concepts
  • Selective Insurance,
  • Nisivoccia LLP,
  • Ultima Hair Designers Salon and Spa,
  • Parisi Speed School of Rockaway,
  • Hayek's Hometown Market,
  • Rutherford Little League Baseball Program
  • Newton United U-19 Soccer Tea
  • Professional Physical Therapy,
  • Athletic Republic,
  • Crown Home Mortgage,
  • Laddy, Clark and Ryan LLP,
  • Cornerstone Title & Settlement LLC,
  • Hackettstown Medical Center,
  • Newton Medical Center,
  • Dr. Martin Blackwell, DO,
  • RichAir Mech Services,
  • NJ Play men's basketball league champions
  • Visual Eyes Eyecare
  • Newton Midas
  • First Impressions Childcare Centers 
  • Morris Sussex Youth Advocate Program
  • Warehouse Clearance Center
  • Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths
  • Harold E. Pellows & Associates,
  • Panther Pub in Allamuchy,
  • Sparta Evangelical Free Church Student Ministries,
  • Peace by Piece
  • Optical Center,
  • Miss Newton & Miss Branchville with Family Partners,
  • Warren Haven Rehabilitation and Nursing Center,
  • Up and Above Contractors
  • ExerVolve
  • Rutherford Little League Teams - Fire Department and Lions teams,,
  • Ivy Rehab
  • Hit and Run Sports Center,
  • Newton Braves PeeWee Football team
  • Footcare Associates
  • Terri Sudol,
  • Casa Capri
  •  Fedarka’s Photography
  • Sheridan’s Restaurant & Tavern
  • TeamOrders.net

On May 11, the day after Newton High School Prom was held at Perona Farms in Andover, Faye lost her life in a car accident in Fredon. Three other teens in the car were injured including the driver, 17-year old Anthony Burke and passengers 16-year old Maria Fiore and 17-year old Nick Chavarria.

State Police Sgt. Lawrence Peele was not available for comment at the time of publication on any updates on the accident.