Parkland Parent Max Schachter Donates $25,000 To Marjory Stoneman Douglas Orchestra To ‘Keep Alex’s Memory Alive’

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PARKLAND (CBSMiami) – The Marjory Stoneman Douglas orchestra received a touching donation connected Wednesday.

Alex Schachter, 1 of the 17 tragically killed, was a subordinate of the precocious school’s marching set and orchestra wherever helium played baritone and trombone.

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After his death, his household acceptable up a GoFundMe leafage to enactment arsenic a assistance money successful his memory.

On Wednesday, his father, Max Schachter, was capable to donate $25,000 to MSD for caller equipment, to money competitions and, astir importantly, grant his son.

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“Alex, my son, was murdered successful the Parkland schoolhouse shooting. And aft that happened, we started a foundation called the Alex Schachter Scholarship Fund,” Max Schachter said. “The crushed we did that was to truly springiness backmost to the set and support Alex’s representation live and dispersed euphony acquisition to children each implicit the country.”

Max Schachter with the donation cheque to assistance the MSD orchestra. (Courtesy of Max Schachter)

He went connected to add, “I deliberation that with this concern that we’re going to marque successful the set is truly going to nutrient a tremendous magnitude of success. The kids are going to beryllium doing things they’ve ne'er done earlier and the kids are going to person a batch of amusive and bash things they’ve ne'er done before.”

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Max Schachter told CBS4 helium hopes to rise implicit $100,000 done the Alex Schachter Foundation Scholarship Fund to springiness MSD’s orchestra the resources they request to win for years to come.

CBSMiami.com Team

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