An online fundraiser for a woman hit by a car earlier
this month in North Babylon has been started, seeking $20,000 to help her pay for a new
Babylon Village resident Cerice Caprio was struck
by a vehicle while attempting to cross Deer Park Avenue in North
Babylon near the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant on September 2. The crash
left the 32-year-old woman in critical but stable condition.
are so lucky to still have her in our lives," Cerice's Friends wrote on
the page. "We, her friends and family, would like to make her
transition and journey back to everyday life as pleasant as possible."
to the fundraiser, Caprio does have insurance which is helping pay for
what she needs at the moment, but, as the organizers point out, not
always the best solutions.
"We would like to raise money for the
best Prosthetic Leg ever!" the friends wrote. "Anybody who knows Cerice
knows she will be running in no time."
The fundraiser is seeking
to raise $20,000 for the young woman. Started less than a week ago,
donations have already approached the 10 percent mark with nearly $2,000
The fundraiser will continue for 70 more days, or until December 1.