The goal of the fundraising effort is to reach at least $8,500 in donations.
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After legal fees and Baby Doe's portion of the settlement, an estimated $21 million will be left to be divided among the counties and cities that signed on as plaintiffs.
A regional treatment center of sufficient size to serve all plaintiff counties in the lawsuit, with full resources, provides the best use of this influx of hard cash.
A jury convicted James D. Hamm Jr. in 2016 on multiple charges related to the hit-and-run incident which killed Mike Locke, a prominent businessman and former state representative.
Details of the settlement were not yet filed in court as of close of business Wednesday, but are expected to be revealed publicly Thursday morning.
As of Wednesday afternoon, jury selection for the damages trial in the Sullivan Baby Doe opioid lawsuit remained scheduled to begin this morning, according to court records on file with the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Plaintiffs are seeking $2.4 billion in compensatory damages, and punitive damages above and beyond that amount.
Sullivan County is among plaintiffs nationwide who filed suits against Purdue, the maker of Oxycontin, for damages caused by opioid addiction.
Both the prosecution and defense said they need more time to receive and evaluate forensic tests of evidence in the case.
If you notice someone wearing a purple ribbon this week, it could be in recognition of April 18-24 being the 40th annual National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.