It seems the mother of Ludacris’ one-year-old daughter, Cai Bridges, will not take her loss of custody lying down. After releasing an open letter detailing her view that the rapper’s celebrity was the reason for the court’s decision, Fuller has released another statement, along with a GoFundMe campaign.
Fuller also revealed her intentions to start a non-profit organization for single mother called “No Mother Left Behind.” In another statement to Madame Noire, she stated that her decision to post the crowdfunding page stemmed from an outpouring of support she received after her open letter:
“I was hesitant to set up a Gofundme page but since my story ran I’ve received overwhelmingly supportive feedback from women and mothers across the country who have offered assistance and want to help with launching my organization. I plan to use donation money to start setting up my non-profit “No Mother Left Behind” with a mission to educate, enrich, enlighten and empower low income mothers and also to help bring my own daughter back. I’ve read and appreciate all the messages, prayers and similar stories that I’ve received. You have all made me feel less alone. We are all in this together. Thank you.”
On the GoFundMe page, titled “Bring Tink Home,” Fuller explains that the money raised would go toward the start of her organization, as well as efforts to regain custody of her daughter after her initial request for an appeal was denied:
“I want to provide support for women who are pregnant and aren’t getting any help from the father of their child. I also plan to provide resources that will educate women on how to have a safe and healthy pregnancy while under seemingly insurmountable stress. My organization will guide low-income mothers to financial assistance as well. When this journey first started, I was only advocating for myself, now I feel compelled to provide a voice for the voiceless. I am not giving up my daughter without a fight.”
So far, Fuller has raised a total of $665 over 17 donations. Her goal is $7,000. Ludacris has not responded to any of Fuller’s recent efforts.