Residents from the Hudson Valley and across New York State are going above and beyond to help a family who lost five children in a weekend crash. Here's how you can help.

A GoFundme is now available to help the family dealing with this "unimaginable" tragedy.

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“It’s unimaginable. Having to now make arrangements for five of your children to be buried is a very difficult thing for anyone — one child, never mind five that you’re going to have to now make arrangements for,” Derby, Connecticut Superintendent of Schools Matt Conway said.

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On Monday, Da'Shawna Cross started a GoFundMe to help the family bury their children.

"Hi, my name is Da'Shawna Cross I am making a fundraiser to help bury our children we lost, we as parents lost 5 of our children in a very tragic accident and need help deeply with giving them a great home going service please anything will help we just want to put our babies to rest," Cross stated in the GoFundMe.

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As of this writing, nearly $55,000 has been raised. CLICK HERE to donate.

"This is the most painful post I ever had to write in my life. My (family) lost our precious kids in a fatal car accident," Anthony Billups wrote on Facebook. "The pain we are feeling words (can't) even express. We wouldn't wish this to happen to anyone in this world."

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