Australia’s Generosity Shines Through as Fundraiser for Injured Baby of Murdered Mother Ash Good Surpasses 0,000 Following Westfield Bondi Junction Massacre.

Australia’s Generosity Shines Through as Fundraiser for Injured Baby of Murdered Mother Ash Good Surpasses $400,000 Following Westfield Bondi Junction Massacre.

Australian locals have flocked together to support the family of murdered mother Ashlee Good after the tragic Westfield Bondi Junction massacre.

Osteopath Ms Good, 38, was among the five women and one man who were fatally stabbed by knifeman Joel Cauchi at the busy shopping centre in Sydney’s east on Saturday afternoon.

Ms Good and her nine-month-old baby daughter Harriet, who was also stabbed, were both rushed to hospital. Ms Good tragically died in hospital on Saturday night while her baby is in a serious but stable condition.

Following the tragic stabbing, Australians have rallied together to raise almost $400,000 to support Ms Good’s partner Dan and her hospitalised baby daughter.

The GoFundMe page was set up by Ms Good’s heartbroken loved ones to raise vital funds for baby Harriet, who remains in the CICU at Sydney Children’s Hospital.

Australia’s Generosity Shines Through as Fundraiser for Injured Baby of Murdered Mother Ash Good Surpasses 0,000 Following Westfield Bondi Junction Massacre.

Australian locals have flocked together to support the family of murdered mother Ashlee Good (pictured) after the tragic Westfield Bondi Junction massacre

As of 9am on Tuesday, $381,308 has already been raised to support Ms Good's hospitalised baby daughter Harriet, who was also stabbed

As of 9am on Tuesday, $381,308 has already been raised to support Ms Good’s hospitalised baby daughter Harriet, who was also stabbed

As of 9am on Tuesday, $381,308 has already been raised for Ms Good’s grieving family as 250 donations have so far been registered in the fundraiser’s first 48 hours.

Two anonymous donations of $5,000 each were also listed as the top donations, as heartbroken members of the public shared their support in messages to the family.

They wrote: ‘It’s an honour to contribute to this beautiful young brave mum. May her family take some solace in the support they are receiving from strangers who have been moved by this senseless act;’

‘I have a 16 month old and could never imagine someone so horrific. Sending all positivity towards your family;’

‘Dan, sending so much love and support to you and your little girl x;’ ‘Sending you lots of love;’

‘Sending love, strength and courage to Dan, Harriet and their family. We hope you have a fast recovery little one.’ 

Ms Good, 38, was among the five women and one man who were fatally stabbed by knifeman Joel Cauchi at the busy shopping centre on Saturday (pictured: Retail workers from Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger lay flowers at the Bondi Junction memorial site on Monday)

Ms Good, 38, was among the five women and one man who were fatally stabbed by knifeman Joel Cauchi at the busy shopping centre on Saturday (pictured: Retail workers from Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger lay flowers at the Bondi Junction memorial site on Monday)

The fundraiser was set up by Isagenix general manager Steve Foxwell, who worked with Ms Good ‘over the years’, and has been verified by her close friend and lawyer Rebekah Giles.

A description on the page describes Ms Good as a ‘ray of sunshine’ and said her grieving loved ones are ‘united’ in their ‘devastation that her bright future was cut short’.

It read: ‘This Go Fund Me page has been authorised by the family of Ashlee Good. It has been established to support Ash’s little girl, Harriet, who remains in the CICU at Sydney Children’s Hospital.

‘Our hearts were broken beyond comprehension as we learned of the tragic loss of our beautiful friend, Ash, in the stabbing attack at Westfield Bondi Junction on Saturday afternoon.

‘Ash was a ray of sunshine and positivity in every aspect of her life and died a hero saving her little girl from the most unspeakable evil.

Six people were stabbed to death at Westfield Bondi Junction on Saturday (pictured left-right, Jade Young, 47, Pikria Darchia, 55, Dawn Singleton, 25, Yixuan Cheng, 27, Ashlee Good, 38 and Faraz Tahir, 30)

Six people were stabbed to death at Westfield Bondi Junction on Saturday (pictured left-right, Jade Young, 47, Pikria Darchia, 55, Dawn Singleton, 25, Yixuan Cheng, 27, Ashlee Good, 38 and Faraz Tahir, 30)

‘We have been overwhelmed by requests from loved ones and strangers wanting to support Dan and Harriet as they face life without their beloved Ash. 

‘Being a mother to baby Harriet and partner to Dan was Ash’s whole life. Her love and commitment to them was evident to all who knew her.

We are united in our devastation that her bright future was cut short in this way. Her beautiful and warm spirit, drive and energy inspired us all.

‘These funds are being collected for the benefit of Dan and Harriet to give them the freedom to go forward into the future without financial burden or worry. We know that no amount of money will ever substitute her presence in their lives and thank you for your generous donations to date.

‘This page was set up by Steve Foxwell the General Manager of Isagenix Australia and NZ, a company that Ash worked with over the years and whose community has been left reeling from her cruel and senseless passing. 

Ms Good thrust her injured baby into the arms of two strangers inside the Tommy Hilfiger store on Saturday afternoon, begging them to save her daughter's life. The two brothers used clothing to try and stop the baby's bleeding

Ms Good thrust her injured baby into the arms of two strangers inside the Tommy Hilfiger store on Saturday afternoon, begging them to save her daughter’s life. The two brothers used clothing to try and stop the baby’s bleeding

‘It is of course open to anyone who knew and loved Ash and of course, by members of the public who have been touched by her story.

‘Isagenix will ensure that these funds are paid in whole to Dan. This page has been verified by Ash’s close friend Rebekah Giles, lawyer, who has obtained the authority of the family for us to collect these funds. 

‘She can be contacted via the website of her law firm, Giles George for verification. We thank you for your patience as we have worked with the family in the past few days.’

Advertising heiress Dawn Singleton, 25, architect Jade Young, 47, artist Pikria Darchia, 55, security guard Faraz Tahir, 30, and student Yixuan Cheng, 27, were the other five shoppers killed in the Westfield Bondi Junction stabbing.

Separately, a fundraiser in memory of Mr Tahir has already raised $32,672 while more than $70,000 has been raised for Ms Young’s family – as of 9am on Tuesday.

Tommy Hilfiger staff had worked to save the baby and her mother's life by collecting clothes from around the store and helping to compress their wounds (pictured: Staff are seen laying tributes at the shopping centre)

Tommy Hilfiger staff had worked to save the baby and her mother’s life by collecting clothes from around the store and helping to compress their wounds (pictured: Staff are seen laying tributes at the shopping centre)

A communal GoFundMe page called Westfield Bondi: How to Help details all of the fundraisers set up for the victims’ families as Australians continue to donate in support.

Queensland man Joel Cauchi was shot dead by police after he stabbed six people to death and injured several others at Bondi Junction Westfield shortly at about 3.20pm on Saturday.

Ms Good thrust her injured baby into the arms of two strangers inside the Tommy Hilfiger store on Saturday afternoon, selflessly begging them to save her daughter’s life, despite being critically wounded herself.

The manager of Calvin Klein told Daily Mail Australia how Tommy Hilfiger staff had worked to save the baby and her mother’s life by collecting clothes from around the store and helping to compress their wounds.

Queensland man Joel Cauchi was shot dead by police after he stabbed six people to death and injured several others at Bondi Junction Westfield on Saturday (pictured: emergency vehicles on the scene)

Queensland man Joel Cauchi was shot dead by police after he stabbed six people to death and injured several others at Bondi Junction Westfield on Saturday (pictured: emergency vehicles on the scene) 

Ms Good’s family released a statement on Sunday as they shared their grief and provided an update on baby Harriet, who remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

‘Today we are reeling from the terrible loss of Ashlee, a beautiful mother, daughter, sister, partner, friend, all round outstanding human and so much more,’ it read.

‘We appreciate the well-wishes and thoughts of members of the Australian public who have expressed an outpouring of love for Ashlee and our baby girl.’

‘We are so grateful for the expert care and attention of the medical team at Sydney Children’s Hospital,’ the statement went on.

‘We would also like to thank the New South Wales Police for their kindness and diligence in this tragedy and emergency services for getting our baby the care she needed as quickly as possible.

Hundreds of people fled the busy eastern Sydney shopping centre during the terrifying attack, with many shoppers uploading vision of the chaos inside to social media

Hundreds of people fled the busy eastern Sydney shopping centre during the terrifying attack, with many shoppers uploading vision of the chaos inside to social media 

‘To the two men who held and cared for our baby when Ashlee could not – words cannot express our gratitude.’

Hundreds of people fled the busy eastern Sydney shopping centre during the terrifying attack, with many shoppers uploading vision of the chaos inside to social media.

Authorities have praised the police inspector who rushed into the dangerous situation and shot Cauchi dead, as well several shoppers who confronted him during the ordeal and temporarily slowed his progress.

A permanent memorial is being considered near the shopping centre, where floral tributes have been left in the days since.

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