Heart of Gold: PVAMU student raises money for father’s heart surgery on social media

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HOUSTON — A Prairie View A&M University student has recently gone viral after raising over $1,600 in three days for her father’s heart surgery.

Senior Kayla Morris used her social media accounts to help raise the well-deserved funds for Damon Morris on GoFundMe. PVAMU Panther Advisor Leaders, Student Government Association, family and friends contributed to the heartwarming cause.

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Kayla surprised her dad with the big news on Monday:

Last Monday, I decided to create a GoFundMe to fund my dads next heart surgery it took me three days to raise 1600$ using my twitter and Snapchat platform. With the help of my illustrious HBCU, PVAMU PALS, PVAMU SGA they donated 500$ more dollars to go towards my his surgery. My dad literally had no idea so Monday at my PALS meeting I told him I was receiving a award from the President of the university (which I really wasn’t) to surprise him.

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