Donations pouring in for Parlier teen looking to raise siblings

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Donations are pouring in for a Parlier teenager pushing for custody of her two younger sisters after their mother suddenly died last week. (KFSN)

Donations are pouring in for a Parlier teenager pushing for custody of her two younger sisters after their mother suddenly died last week.

Parlier Police Chief David Cerda helped Zenaida Benito open a fundraising bank account to cover funeral costs for her mother, and raise her sisters -- 14-year-old Yobana and five- month-old Abrielle. Since our story aired Wednesday night, a GoFundMe page has raised more than $8,500.

Chief Cerda says people are also dropping off food, diapers, baby wipes, as well as cash for Benito. Tuolumne Village has even offered the family an apartment.

Donations: Bank of the West Account #040126914 or GoFundMe
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