GoFundMe For Missing Ottawa Boy Reaches 51K

A GoFundMe campaign for the 11-year-old boy who went missing while boating west of Rockport, has climbed past $51,000 in just one day.

The campaign's description says that it's being done by "family and friends" hoping to raise $50,000.

As of Monday, the funderaiser is a top-trending campaign on the website, reaching $51,125.

The boy went missing after his families boat capsized on the St. Lawrence over the Labour Day long weekend. The family has since released a statement thanking the public and search and rescue teams for their help. They also say they will not be revealing their identities until their boy is found.





JRFM News has reached out to the GoFundMe campaign's organizer for comment.