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Fundraiser set for Comeaux students, families affected by recent tragedies

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KATC's Scott Brazda was LIVE on GMA learning a bit more about the upcoming fundraiser set up by Comeaux High and Zaxby's in Lafayette to help several Comeaux students and their families who have experienced tragedies during the school year. 

Two students at Comeaux High School and their families are recovering after a fire destroyed their home on January 4. The two students, Jaelon Legard and Ferontay Banks lost all of their belongings in the fire. Many household belongings were also destroyed. Read more here.

The fundraiser will also collect funds for the family of Da'Ni'Cea Maze who was shot to death outside an apartment complex in December 2017. Maze was a student a Comeaux High School. Read more here.

The fundraiser will be held on Saturday, February 10 at Zacksby's on Verot School Rd in Lafayette from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Several items are up for silent auction at the location including jerseys and other signed sports memorabilia. A portion of sales from food purchased on Saturday will go to help those students. More information about the event can be found here.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to allow for monetary donations for the LeGard, Banks, and their families. Other donations can be dropped off at Comeaux High School at the attention of Jeremy Whittington.

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