Thousands of dollars have been raised for the families of victims of two fatal crashes in the Bay of Plenty involving international kiwifruit workers.

Southern Cross Horticulture began a Givealittle fundraiser following the deaths of Filipino men Chary Alonzo Sabalande, 34, and Roymark Solomon Bering, 32, after the car they were travelling in was hit by a train in Pongakawa on June 19.

Three other people were seriously injured in the crash.

Since the fundraiser began on June 20, $23,800 has been raised for the victims and their families.

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On June 30, Hamsen Surai, 32, and Barry Tari, 24, both of Vanuatu, died after the car they were in crashed into a garage in Te Puke. Two other men were injured in the crash.

Their workplace, Trevelyan's Pack and Cool Ltd, also began a Givealittle page fundraiser after the crash, raising money for the families of the two men who died.

So far, $4970 has been donated.

People who donated money to these fundraisers also shared their love and support for the victims' friends and families.