A Tulsa family whose four-year-old daughter recently went viral as she battled COVID-19 is warning against giving money to sites claiming to help them. This comes after an Instagram user created a fake fundraiser for Aurora.
Sometimes kindness comes at a cost. Experts with AARP recommend you do your due diligence before donating to random online fundraisers.
“People want to do the right things and they want to help out but in their hurry to do that, they’re sometimes moving a little too quickly,” said Melanie Henry, AARP Oklahoma.
You might remember Aurora Cannon who went viral after her mom shared videos of her journey battling COVID-19 before making a full recovery.
Aurora’s mom said she closed their GoFundMe a couple weeks ago and was shocked to discover an Instagram user was using their story for profit.
In a statement, Cannon said, “I am honestly…