Family of Sunny Ravi Patel donates $20,000 to CH's police and fire departments

Cleveland Heights Police Chief Annette Mecklenberg and Fire Chief Dave Freeman accept a check from the Patel family at at the Dec. 5 CH City Council meeting. Photo courtesy City of Cleveland Heights.

On Dec. 5, the Patel family donated $20,000 to the Cleveland Heights police and fire departments, in gratitude for their support during the tragic loss of Sunny Ravi Patel.

A family spokesperson said that the family is giving back funds from a GoFundMe account to "all of the groups that made a difference during our loss."

Patel was killed on Oct. 14 at his family's Mr. Hero shop on South Taylor Road in Cleveland Heights. 

Deanna Bremer Fisher

Deanna Bremer Fisher is executive director of FutureHeights and publisher of the Heights Observer.

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