GoFundMe created for Filipino mom who passed away ‘bringing new baby boy into this world’


A GoFundMe page was created for a Filipino mother of three who passed away during childbirth in Lakewood, Calif. 

What happened: MariCris Morales Delgado “tragically lost her life while bringing her beautiful new baby boy Mylo, into this world,” according to the GoFundMe page

  • The beloved mother left behind her husband Jessie Delago and three sons Jaxson, 7, Ziggy, 4, and newborn baby Mylo. 
  • “Mc was my beloved friend, more like a sister and we’re just so grateful that everyone has been so supportive,” Delgado’s friend Stephanie Ho told NextShark.

GoFundMe Page: The GoFundMe page was created by Ho on June 28.

  • The memorial page has currently raised more than $70,000 towards the $100,000 goal as of this writing. 
  • Delgado’s family and friends hope “to raise enough to help ease the burden of covering the memorial service expenses as well as support for a grieving father and his 3 beautiful boys.” 
  • Ho also shared the poem “A Silent Tear” by Gaynor Llewellyn on the memorial page, which discusses death as a “place that’s filled with love” and “known to you all as ‘up above.'”

Featured Image via Nola Fontanez

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