april & michael jace

*The repercussions and consequences of actor Michael Jace shooting and killing his wife continue.

According to TMZ, the family of April Jace say they can’t afford her funeral, and the future cost of caring for her kids — and they’re turning to the public for help.

April’s family set up a GoFundMe account on Thursday … with a message thanking the public: “Many of you have generously asked how you can help the family as we grieve and navigate the aftermath of this tragedy.”

So far almost $13,000 has been collected, but the goal is $20K. The money will be used for funeral expenses and to care for April’s sons … ages 5, 8 and 18.

On Thursday Michael Jace was formally charged with April Jace’s murder.