If you’ve expended the past 48 hours on social media, then chances are you’ve heard of” Egg Boy .” Will Connolly , 17, became a worldwide protagonist after he egged Australian Sen. Fraser Anning, a far-right politician who blamed the Christchurch mosque shootings on the Muslim community. But Connolly’s heroism doesn’t concluded with declining an egg on a racist. He plans to donate the majority of his GoFundMe campaign to the terrorist attack’s victims.
The” Money for EggBoi” fundraiser was primarily created by an anonymous consumer named “Egg Boi” to raise money for Connolly’s legal fees–and so he could purchase” more eggs .” One upright from the site is confirmed that Connolly is in linked with awareness-raising campaigns over Facebook Messenger, where he wrote that he “[ aids] the depart money me page .” He likewise requested Egg Boi to” settle money invoked for Christchurch as well on the sheet .”
“[ Connolly] plans to send a majority of the money to the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack. I will restrain you all informed over the coming few dates ,” an addendum to the campaign predicts.” THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP AND DONATIONS–PLEASE KEEP THEM COMING .”
The GoFundMe’s original $50,000 goal was chosen to status the 50 preys who died during the Christchurch mosque shootings. On Monday morning, the GoFundMe transcended its goal.
Donors likewise shared their expressed support for Connolly, admiring his viral egging.” I gifted because this kid had missiles to stand against an actual nazi. Good on him !” one user wrote.” What a brave young person to be able to tackle a rancid racist senator ,” another wrote.” The senator needs to be prosecuted for aggression against eggboi .”
Unsurprisingly, awareness-raising campaigns also went viral on Twitter.
Money for EggBoy
Get that kid more eggs! Hahahahttps :// t.co/ ErERr1 6bko
— Damo (@ WeiryD1) March 16, 2019
Egg boy to give away money created for him to families of New Zealand attack. He’s a good egg.
https :// t.co/ IrUQmU6z 7w
— rafael shimunov (@ rafaelshimunov) March 18, 2019
— anonymous (@ AnonQC) March 18, 2019
The Daily Dot reached out to the GoFundMe’s organizer for comment.