Jay Geyer has heard the sound of gunfire in his New Kensington neighborhood. Sometimes, it’s only fireworks, but often, it’s the real thing.
His life had never been touched by the violence surrounding him until the day it crashed into his car, destroying it.
Now his niece, Nicole Geyer of Lower Burrell, is trying to help her uncle replace the car through a GoFundMe campaign. She has a modest goal — $1,500 — so her uncle can get something semi-reliable.
Nicole Geyer said she had to help her uncle, and the online fundraising campaign was the only way she knows how.
“He didn’t deserve this. He didn’t do anything wrong,” she said. “We are struggling to get him on his feet again. If you don’t have a car, it’s so hard