St. John USVI Irma Family Fund

$7,003 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 71 people in 11 months
When Hurricane Irma came through the Virgin Islands it took more than the landscape, it took everything. It took homes, belongings, electric, water, food, jobs.... complete devastation. Then a second Hurricane, Maria came through and destroyed what was left. People are dying. How do you come back from this? I don’t know.... What I do know is this,
these people need help. These are my friends, my family. I am trying to provide financial support to 16 families ( I could not tell someone I love that I chose not to help them) This money will go towards food, gas, ice and clothes. The Red Cross has been giving food that a restaurant that wasn’t too badly damaged has been cooking up for all the locals on island, Thank You Longboard. The Red Cross pulled their support today. Food is essential. The money collected so far has made a difference. Now we are talking life and death. They need food and water. Please find it in your hearts to donate. $1, $5, it all adds up. Share this campaign and make the plea with me, I can’t do this alone, I need your help. We have raised close to $7000 so far, and I thank everyone who has donated to date. I had a successful fundraiser and working on another. I have been able to send $400 to each family to date. That helps, but it doesn’t keep them alive and healthy. Please find it in yourselves to skip that Starbucks today and donate that money. Share, Share, and Share some more. The more people that are aware the more chance of a much needed donation. Thank you for all that you have done so far, I couldn’t be doing this without you. I was on the local news trying to get word out for our forgotten US citizens, below is the link to view. Please help.
http://www.wfmz.com/news/lehigh-valley/lehigh-valley-residents-raise-money-donations-for-us-virgin-islands/619777353
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Hi everyone. Donations are slowing down. Let’s get another push. Please share, if you have $1 please donate. Let’s keep this going. On another note items are rolling in for the silent auction and a time and place will be determined soon. We have some pretty cool donations... A week in Carlsbad CA, A weekend in a cottage in Mt. Gretna, 2 Adirondack Chairs, 2 Igloo Cookers, Gift Certificates for many area businesses and some amazing baskets so far and more donations are still rolling in, it’s going to be a great night. I have been able to send $400 to each family so far and I have $400 towards the next round to go down. Thank you everyone for your help.
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We are almost at $7000 which is absolutely amazing. I just got another $25 in the mail today. Donations are still coming in. I am gathering items for the silent auction and that should be a nice amount to gather for my second round of donations to my families. I got a message today from Muris who said “I received the money, Thanks a million, I really appreciate it. I bought some real food, got a break from the Army food, got gas for my car and bought ice for my cooler. Bless you”. From Abony: “ Thank You so much for what you are doing. This money will go towards winter clothes for my little girls. “ , because they had to move to the states for awhile. From Meuris: “Thank You Shane very very much. At this time every little bit is a blessing. Thank you again. “ From Colette “OMG That is huge. Thank you so very much. It means the world to me.” From Dorsett “Thank you so much for taking such good care of us. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.” And the list goes on and on. These are real people who we are making a huge difference in their lives as everything they have known is gone. I wanted to share with you the gratitude that is coming in, because without you this couldn’t be possible, and to let you see that your money is going to real people directly. I want to thank each and everyone of you who have made a donation and reach out to those who have not yet, even $1 from someone makes a difference. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all of you. Please share and let’s keep the money coming in for these wonderful souls.
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Hi everyone. We have donations still coming in and a silent auction coming up. If you could please share this post. We are making a difference and I couldn’t do it without all of you. If you have a service or basket you would like to donate to the silent auction please contact me, all proceeds will go directly to the families I am trying to help support. Thank you everyone. ♥️
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Everyone’s support is overwhelming. I have been able to distribute $400 per family (15 families total) to date thanks to all of your support. They have lost everything including their means to support themselves. Let’s keep this going so I can send out another substantial donation to each family. Please share and get word out. We are actually helping real people who have nothing. Thank you.
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$60
The Belmont Patrons
10 months ago (Offline Donation)
LY
$25
Lori Yesenofski
10 months ago
SB
$25
Sue Beverida
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VV
$50
Vangie Vangie
10 months ago (Offline Donation)
$100
Brad Nicolaisen
10 months ago
LA
$250
Lori Alfonse
10 months ago (Offline Donation)
PI
$71
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