KENTUCKY (WHAS11) -- The measure of Jared Lorenzen’s life was shown in a big way, as hundreds of people came from around the country, including New York Giants Quarterback Eli Manning.  

One day after his funeral, people are giving their money to support his two children later in life.

During their live radio program from Jared Lorenzen's high school, Kentucky Sports Radio Founder Matt Jones announced that he created a  GoFundMe account to create college scholarships for his son and daughter,  Taylar and Tayden.

To donate, click here. The effort started at 10 a.m. on Thursday, and so far, the amount raised is just shy of $30,000. Many people are giving $22 in honor of Lorenzen's number 22, but some companies have donated $2,200.


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