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Victims' families help Justice Coalition

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Updated: 9/18/2013 11:54 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- The families of teens Jazmine Shelton and Megan Simmons are still searching for the monsters who sprayed their home with bullets, killing the two girls.

But in their struggle to heal, they're helping the struggling organization that helped them so much. They're donated $1,900 raised in the girls' memory to the Justice Coalition.

"They could have used it themselves. The family could have used it for so many things," said Justice Coalition executive director Ann Dugger.

The Justice Coalition, which has helped countless victims' families in need, is now in need itself. The coalition is operating on $100,000 less than last year, but its list of families to care for hasn't shrunk a bit.

"We probably squeeze a penny and get a penny and a half to two pennies out of every one that we receive," said Dugger.

The money raised by Jazmine and Megan's families will be used to help other young victims of violent crimes. 

"I just believe that little is much when God is in it and he takes little and he multiplies it," said Dugger.
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