Fundraiser at Lucky Rooster raises money for Acevedo family after tragedy

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A bar in Campbell held a fundraiser on Thursday for the family of the woman who lost her five children in a Youngstown house fire earlier this month.

Friends of Amy Acevedo organized the fundraiser with the help of Lucky Rooster bar on Wislon Avenue.

The bar donated a spaghetti dinner while the friends held a 50/50 raffle and a Chinese auction.

The five women who put on the event knew Amy and were devastated when they heard about the fire.

“We wanted to give back in a time of need because of the simple fact it’s not easy losing one but five children,” Arelis Jankovich says.

The women did not set a goal for the fundraiser. They say any amount of money will help the family.

Another spaghetti dinner held in Youngstown on Tuesday.

The family has raised $29,000 to help cover funeral expenses.

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