Celebrities and fans have been rallying around Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles after her 4-year-old daughter, Abigail Blumenstein, was killed by a speeding car in Brooklyn on Monday, People reports. A GoFundMe campaign created for Miles and her family had raised more than $375,000 as of 7:30 p.m.
Among those who have sent in hefty donations are actress Katie Holmes and Oscar-winning songwriter Kristen Anderson-Lopez, who contributed $10,000 each, and Miles’ TV co-star Keri Russell (on FX’s “The Americans), who donated $3,000. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Audra McDonald, Raúl Esparza, Jonathan Groff and Rosie O’Donnell each pledged $1,000, while George Takei, Sutton Foster, Ben Platt, Marissa Jaret Winokur and BD Wong gave $500.
Miles, who is pregnant with her second child, was injured in the accident and admitted to NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, where she was in stable condition on Wednesday. According to the GoFundMe page, the Tony Award-winning performer’s unborn baby is unharmed.
Police said Lauren Lew’s 1-year-old son, Joshua Lew, was also killed in the crash.