GROVEPORT, Ohio – After the demise of their mother and father, 18-yr-previous Kyle Nester needs to be there for his 15-yr-previous sister, Madison.
On Christmas Eve 2015, their father, Roy, died of a coronary heart assault. Simply final week, mom Tammy died of kidney and liver failure.
The Ohio siblings are left with solely one another.
“I’m going to attempt to take guardianship of her and ensure she has every thing she wants by means of school and every part,” Nester advised CNN affiliate WSYX.
The mom had no insurance coverage coverage, so involved members of the Groveport group began elevating donations and arranged a fundraiser at an area restaurant Thursday night time.
“The quantity of help we’ve acquired is overwhelming,” Nester stated.
The siblings attend Groveport Madison Excessive Faculty, the place Principal Aric Thomas, spoke extremely of them. “I’m pleased with them each and I do know their mother and father are pleased with them, as properly,” Thomas stated.
After he graduates in Might, Nester plans to attend the Ohio State College in Columbus, simply 10 miles away.
As an alternative of dwelling on campus, Kyle intends to stick with his sister as she finishes highschool. Nester’s grandparents absolutely help his choice, and are serving to him as he navigates the authorized paperwork to realize guardianship.
“She’s all I’ve left. So, I’ve to do every little thing for her,” Nester advised WSYX.
A GoFundMe account has been arrange on behalf of the siblings.