A Californian dad is begging for help this holiday season in order to help his children deal with the grief of losing three family members this year, including their mother.
Michelle 'Yin' Wong, was found mauled by a mountain lion after her puzzling disappearance earlier this month.
The young mother, only 33-years-old, had apparently left the children alone at home one night to go walking in the Californian wilderness with no shoes and only a light dress on.
Her sudden death comes as a shock to her three surviving children, who were still grieving the loss of their grandparents earlier this year.
Their father, Santino, is doing his best to raise his children on his own, but fears he won't be able to afford to give them the holiday they need right now.
"Our goal as a family is to take the children’s minds off of the horrible tragedies for just a moment and provide them with the best possible Christmas that we can,' said their uncle, Ricardo DeCarlo.
They have set up a GoFundMe page asking for a modest amount of $1000 to pay for extra gifts, and the response was immediate.