After T-shirt funds raised for the Voices of Hope non-profit were stolen by an online scammer, a local real estate company offered to replace the lost money.
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Earlier this month, local T-shirt company 402ink teamed up with the KNOW MORE campaign to design shirts that would benefit Voices of Hope, a non-profit catered to helping victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
The fundraiser raised $10,960. According to Lincoln Police, those funds were stolen by an online scammer.
Voices of Hope executive director Marcee Metzger says the funds from the T-shirts sales were being raised to ensure that 24-hour victim services were available to sexual assault victims at the emergency rooms, on campuses, and on-site at the non-profit.
“It’s all a part of making sure that 24-hour advocacy services were available in Lincoln, which was why it was so hard to…