Mudslide Fund - In Memory of Cam Howell

$4,210 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 48 people in 29 months
UPDATE: We have raised over $4000, and this couldn't have happened without some amazing people and there devoted support for our community! We have already provided 17-$100 gift cards, and another $2300 will go directly to the Oso Fire Department on Friday, who will distribute to those in need. My sincere THANK YOU to everyone who has supported this page. Please continue to share with your friends and family.

MUCH LOVE,

Molly




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The Oso mudsilde hit hard to a small community Saturday morning.. A community I am all too familiar. Please show your support by donating to the people that were affected during this horrible incident. It is important that we rally together to support each other. We often want to show support, but don't have the resources to get the money to the right people. I have set up this page for the families in need - and all money raised will go directly to the relief effort.

Many of us know people that live in Oso, grew up in the surrounding areas, or are currently being affected by the destruction of this disaster. Show your support in any amount possible. It is all greatly appreciated.

Small communities hit by a major disaster are often times forgotten. Let's not forget how close this hits home.

Please share with your friends and family..

-Molly
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Update 7
28 months ago
We have raised over $4000, and this couldn't have happened without some amazing people and there devoted support for our community! We have already provided 17-$100 gift cards, and another $2300 will go directly to the Oso Fire Department on Friday, who will distribute to those in need. My sincere THANK YOU to everyone who has supported this page. Please continue to share with your friends and family.

Much Love,

Molly
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Update 6
29 months ago
I received a message yesterday regarding this page being dedicated to Cameron Howell. This person decided to rescind his donation, as he could not locate Cam Howell's name in the fallen or missing names of the Oso Mudslide. (I will be sending his donation back to him, as soon as he provides me with an address. I don't want anyone to feel uncomfortable about giving a donation.) This page is in memory of Cameron Howell, who lived and breathed Oso, all the way down to his Oso tattoo.. He lost his life at a very young age, 10 years ago. His parents, Debbie and Randy Howell, who own a local barber shop in Arlington, were deeply moved when I chose to honor his memory. They also live in Oso, and have been instrumental in the local relief effort. I like to think of Cam as our Spirit-in-the-sky, looking down on all his fellow family and friends who have lost lives, and are coping with the aftermath of this tragic event. If he was alive today, he would be right there, giving every ounce of support to contribute to the rescue and relief effort. His kind heart and loving personality will never be forgotten, and will continue to shine over his Oso comrades. This donation page is not a fund raiser for the fallen victims of the mudslide (there are numerous other donation pages set-up for this specific cause). This page is designed to raise money for the people in need, whether it be to provide monetary support for those that have lost everything, or to support the rescue crew.. I am in direct contact with Willy and Tim Harper (Oso Fire Dept. Chief and Lieutenant); relying on them to provide the specifics of what these families need right now, or what the fire department might need so they can continue their efforts. Please email me directly if you have any questions. I have posted photos of the received gift cards at the Oso Fire Department on Tuesday, and will continue to keep you updated on where YOUR money is going. The Haggen gift cards will allow families to get the essentials they need, allergy specific items, toiletries, and prescriptions from the Haggen pharmacy.

Thank you all for you support,

Much Love!

Molly Fay
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Update 5
29 months ago
$100 Haggen gift cards were just received by Nancy Rambo, at the Oso Fire Department. My mom and dad went out there to hand-deliver the cards. Thank you for all your support. Please continue to share!
Nancy Rambo excepting gift cards in OSO!
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Update 4
29 months ago
In this sad time, I am reminded of our fallen spirit in the sky, Cameron Howell.. A true - dedicated member of the OSO community (tattoo and all). I would like to dedicate this donation page to Cam and his family.
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Carol Brach
28 months ago

Thank you, Molly, for creating and managing this effort to provide money directly to those affected without a lot of bureaucracy. You've done a wonderful thing and I was happy to participate.

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Toni Harper
29 months ago

Thank yoy for gonoring Cameron in this small way. He was beloved by my family (Willy,Tim, Bob, & I) and my granddaughter was named after him. He WOULD have been right there with hus Oso buds helping vut I kbow his spirit and those beautiful blue eyes we're smiling down on the rescuers.

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Sharon Benton
29 months ago

Molly - thank you so much for getting this ball rolling! I have posted to my FB page, and hope to get more donations,

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Mashia Hajny
29 months ago

We have resources that we need to donate to the survivors and needy. We have women's and men's clothes, we are willing to buy children's clothes and groceries for individual families, we have boxes and boxes of food and hygiene products. We are also willing to provide temporary shelter for 8 victims. How do we get in contact with the right people?

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$4,210 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 48 people in 29 months
Created March 23, 2014
AJ
$50
Amber and Jerome Janson
28 months ago (Offline Donation)
MS
$500
Melissa Schatz
28 months ago (Offline Donation)

In lieu of flowers for Melissa Schatz's wedding, she sent me a $500 check to be donated to her hometown. Thank you Melissa!!

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RH
$100
Rachael Hetland-Schroeder
29 months ago

Sending strenght to all of my Oso family. My thoughts are with you. -Rachael Hetland-Schroeder

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BL
$300
beth lee
29 months ago
$30
Anonymous
29 months ago
AT
$50
angelo tsoukalas
29 months ago

My condolences to all the families effected.

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$200
Carol Brach
29 months ago
$15
Anonymous
29 months ago (Offline Donation)
FB
$20
Flip Breskin
29 months ago (Offline Donation)
SF
$100
Scott Freeman
29 months ago
Carol Brach
28 months ago

Thank you, Molly, for creating and managing this effort to provide money directly to those affected without a lot of bureaucracy. You've done a wonderful thing and I was happy to participate.

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Toni Harper
29 months ago

Thank yoy for gonoring Cameron in this small way. He was beloved by my family (Willy,Tim, Bob, & I) and my granddaughter was named after him. He WOULD have been right there with hus Oso buds helping vut I kbow his spirit and those beautiful blue eyes we're smiling down on the rescuers.

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Sharon Benton
29 months ago

Molly - thank you so much for getting this ball rolling! I have posted to my FB page, and hope to get more donations,

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Mashia Hajny
29 months ago

We have resources that we need to donate to the survivors and needy. We have women's and men's clothes, we are willing to buy children's clothes and groceries for individual families, we have boxes and boxes of food and hygiene products. We are also willing to provide temporary shelter for 8 victims. How do we get in contact with the right people?

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