Port Charlotte restaurant holding fundraiser for family of teen who drowned

Posted at 7:39 AM, Jul 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-21 08:54:56-04

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- From 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Friday, a Port Charlotte restaurant will be raising money for the family of a teen who drowned last weekend.

Uncle Nick's Pizza says they will be giving 100% of their proceeds to the Marcelin family.

That's according to their Facebook page.  They're calling it "Gody's Day."

Last weekend, 15-year-old Gody Marcelin drowned at Gasparilla Island State Park during a church youth group event.

Deputies say he did not know how to swim and got caught in a rip current.

Uncle Nick’s Pizza is at 3880 Tamiami Trail Suite A in Port Charlotte.