FAYETTE COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) – A benefit concert was held to raise money for the family of the two children who died in a house fire earlier this week.READ MORE: Mars Area High School Graduate Honored With Bob Johnson Memorial Scholarship
On Friday night, family and friends filled Wood Heads Bar & Grill on Bute Road in Uniontown, Pa.
“We figured they needed all the money they could get,” event organizer Josh Rockwell said. “Not only were they going to have a funeral for two, they also have to replace their home and all the belongings they had.”READ MORE: State Police Investigating After Two People Assaulted, Stabbed In Shenango Township
Donations were collected and a raffle was held for the Weasenforth family.
Seven-year-old RyLeigh and 5-year-old Gunner were killed when their home in South Union Township went up in flames on Tuesday.
The funeral for the children is Saturday and there will be a candlelight vigil at 7:45 p.m. at 480 S. Mount Vernon Avenue Extension.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Lifeguard Helps Woman Finish Great Race
To help the family, a GoFundMe page has been set up.