Family of woman found in pool hosting fundraisers for memorial fund

Family of woman found in pool hosting fundraisers for memorial fund

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - The family of a young woman found submerged in a pool on July 27 is hosting a set of fundraisers for a memorial fund.

The first fundraiser in memory of Shanikia Thomas, 26, is going to be held on Saturday, August 5 at Lynwood East Park in Wichita Falls.

There will be combination BBQ plates for sale that cost $12.00. The event will begin at 11:00 am and will go on until they are sold out.

The second fundraiser will be held on Monday, August 7 at El Chico in Wichita Falls. Diners can choose to donate 10-percent of their bill to the Shanikia Thomas Memorial Fund.

Diners can make those donations from 5:00 to 10:00 pm.

The family also has a GoFundMe page set up.

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