Memorials set up for girls who died in accident

  • Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:49pm
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Hazel Kleiner and Marina Miller

In memory of the Bainbridge Island teens tragically killed in last month’s car accident, two new charitable giving funds managed by the Bainbridge Community Foundation have been launched to honor Marina Miller and Hazel Kleiner.

As with the previously launched Hannah Wachsman fund, all donations will support causes and activities close to the girls hearts.

All three girls died March 16 in a car accident while coming home from a stop for ice cream after their last Bainbridge High School vollyeball game of the season.

Hazel loved sports, especially volleyball and lacrosse, and even more so loved sharing time with friends. The Hazel Kleiner Fund to Flourish was established so that Hazel can continue to support and engage with her friends and community.

From season sport tuitions, travel/tournament fees, and summer camp opportunities, to support for mental health challenges that all young women potentially experience, the fund will support young BI women and give them the opportunity to thrive.

To know Marina is to laugh, to love, and to be inspired by her generous acts of kindness. She had a gentle and humble nature, but she was driven to work hard at school, and she was quietly but fiercely competitive with her sports. When she looked to the future, she always expressed that no matter what she did, she wanted to help others, and she found great joy in her service work. The Marina Miller Memorial Fund was created to support causes she cared about and to carry on her legacy of service to the community.

To donate

Hazel: bcf.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create?funit_id=2112

Marina: bcf.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create?funit_id=2145

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