The fundraiser for the Ten Point Coalition supports the Youth Jobs Indy program.
Many students were tweeting in remembrance of the student who died.
This year a former student, now in high school, wrote Wackerly to say she was the teacher who made a difference in her life.
Local officials had asked the Indiana Department of Transportation to extend the deadline for tapping those funds until July.
The coroner’s office says the incident appears to be “a tragic unforeseeable accident.”
The Indiana State Fairgrounds are currently hosting a giant car show called Goodguys 2nd Indy Nationals.
When officials arrived at the home they found two of the dogs already dead.
Their flight to Orlando was delayed six hours, so they decided to make the best of it.