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Mother Brings Hope For The Holidays

A special fundraiser is held in Little Rock Sunday afternoon.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The music plays loud at Thirst and Howl in Little Rock.

But the reason behind it, is what makes the concert there different than most.

Amy Stivers -- who helped organize the event-- is a survivor just like many others in the audience.

She's part of a group called Parents of Murdered Children.

"The holidays are difficult for lots of people, they're difficult for all the survivors," Stivers said.

Someone shot and killed Stivers' teen daughter -- Danick Adams -- in 2008 in Jacksonville.

The case has never been solved.

To honor her child, Stivers put together a special basket for today's fundraising event.

Many other survivors did the same thing, filling their baskets with items once loved by their children.

Stivers said, "Yeah it was actually very hard to do that. It's my first time to ever do that and I went to the store and started to buy things for her and fell apart at the store."

The money made at the fundraiser, will help with monthly support groups and a 24-hour hotline.

Parents of Murdered Children raised more than $500 dollars today.

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