Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mother, will be able to take eight months of paid leave because of generosity of Miami-Dade County employees. County employees donated their own vacation time to Fulton and her sister Yolanda Knight Evans, Trayvon’s aunt. Since her son’s death Fulton has used all of her own vacation and personal days. Fulton and Evans will now have extra vacation time to mourn. The Miami Herald reports:
Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, will be able to take about eight additional months of paid leave from her county job, thanks to the generosity of Miami-Dade County employees.
Fulton, who has worked at the county housing authority for 23 years, collected $40,825 in donated vacation time, county records show.
The county commission passed a resolution in April allowing county employees to donate their vacation time to Fulton or Trayvon’s aunt, Yolanda Knight Evans, a water and sewer customer service representative.
Records show 192 county employees gave Fulton some of their hours, and 70 people donated to Knight Evans.
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