North Shore Mums is honouring the life of our member Liz Albornoz with a GoFundMe to assist her family. Liz was killed in a tragic accident when a car crashed into her while she was having coffee at a cafe after dropping her daughters off at school.
Our community is reeling after the tragic, sudden death of one of our most beloved and long-standing members, Liz Albornoz, killed when a car crashed into the cafe where she was having a simple coffee catch up with friends after school drop off this week.
North Shore Mum Liz leaves behind two young daughters, and her husband, Victor.
Liz was one of the first members of North Shore Mums in 2012, joining when the group had only been running for three months and she had her first baby. A treasured member of our community since 2012, Liz was always one to extend friendship and kindness to others in her own special caring way. Now, North Shore Mums would like to help extend to her family the same support Liz was so generous in offering others during her life.
We are honouring Liz Albornoz by sharing a GoFundMe, where all donations will go toward supporting Liz’s two daughters and family in the aftermath of the horrific accident that happened at North Epping this week.
Just 39, Liz was sitting at the tables outside Cafe Si:Zac around 10am on Friday, just the way many of us do after the morning school run, but the everyday catchup with friends ended in tragedy for Liz and her family when a silver Holden Commodore being driven by an elderly man lurched over a garden bed and wall and into tables.
Liz was critically injured and later died in North Shore hospital with her family by her side.
The 89-year-old man who was driving the car was uninjured, but taken to Ryde Hospital for mandatory testing.
North Shore Mums urge anyone who can to donate to the GoFundMe for Liz, whose own generosity and selflessness extended to her work at a not-for-profit organisation for the disadvantaged, Social Ventures Australia, and volunteered for Sydney Catholic Schools, Helping Hands and other international charitable organisations.
“I have always been passionate about helping others and looking for opportunities to volunteer,” her work website says.
Our thoughts are with her husband Victor, her daughters and her family and loved ones, as well as the other people injured in this senseless tragedy, which saw for more people hospitalised, one in a serious condition.