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Support pouring in for Beggs benefit

Support pouring in for Beggs benefit
Posted at 12:56 PM, Nov 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-30 13:56:46-05

BEGGS, Okla. -- A benefit for the survivor a recent tragedy in Beggs is garnering support from across the state.

Deputies said three teens were shot in their home by their mother Amy Hall. Kayson Toliver, 18, and Kloee Toliver, 16, were killed. Their sister Nikole Toliver, 14, lived. 

Members of the community are hosting a benefit to raise money for the Nikole Toliver.

It started out as an idea as a way to help. 

"I started the ball rolling and it snowballed and it's grown bigger and bigger by the day," Sonya Richardson, organizer of the event, said. 

 She said they had no money to plan it so they asked for donations. 

The Collective Church in Glenpool offered to host the benefit. Vendors are offering to bring food and donations for the bake sale and silent auction have poured in. 

Richardson said they have more than 80 silent auction items so far. They have come from people in other small towns, like Mounds, Morris and Checotah. Someone as far away as Choctaw sent something, as well. 

"People from near and far," Richardson said about the support she has seen. "People have mailed items to the concession stands. They have donated cash. They have sent items with other folks just to help." 

Santa will be at the Benefit for Nikole Toliver. A photographer will be doing mini family Christmas sessions. There will be carnival rides and food. 

Each vendor is required to donate a portion of all proceeds to the 14-year old. Everything that is collected will go to her for medical or education needs. 

The benefit is from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Collective Church in Glenpool. 

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