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Help After Hurricane Irma

$9,015 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 39 people in 5 months


Beyond the glitz and glamour of St Barths are the hard working people who open up their beautiful island for the tourists that flock there for peace and privacy. These people don't own yachts or million dollar homes. They work long hours to make others happy.

Our dear family friends, Olivier Genet and David De Oliviera, and their beloved bulldog Igor, have been devastated by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean. They were rescued by neighbors during the eye of the storm when their home collapsed. They are awaiting help from their government for food and water. They own a small shop in Gustavia that relies on the tourists for income.

Without those tourists, which they will now not have, they have no income.

We will help them as much as we can. If you know these two gentlemen , or have heard us speak of them, you know that they are true GENTLEmen. Our hearts are broken for them and wish we could do more. If you find it in your hearts, even a small amount to help them rebuild their lives, would be greatly appreciated.

Sal & Debbie Cannizzaro

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Happy to announce our dearest friends, David and Olivier, are making progress and anxious to get back on their feet. Thank you to everyone who has supported them throughout this. Debbie and I will be withdrawing the funds in our name and passing along a check to them to deposit in their account. This is this easiest way to transfer the funds with their bank account being out of the country.
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A little video made for David and Olivier from friends and Family
A little video for David and Olivier
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Some Words from David and Olivier,

Hello our friends
Hello our family

A little message of love <3

Just to thank you so much for your love. We don't have words strong enough to thank you. All the support you give us every day.

We never expected so much love, we are so lucky to have you around us.

We love you so much. Thank GOD.

When we were under our bed during Irma for 3 hours in the water. We thought it was our last minutes of life.

We were petrified. We were praying.

We expected to see you one more time...please one more time.

Our dream came true.

Thank you again for everything. We love you so much.

See you soon everyone.

LOVE youuuuuuuuu guys!
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Thank you to everyone who donated and all of your generosity. Please Continue to share their campaign. As you can see from the pictures, the damage was extensive and hopes to rebuild will come sooner than later. We are hopeful that we can get them off the island by way of Puerto Rico to New York by this coming Monday. They will be staying with us here in New Jersey while they attempt to reconstruct their business and home.

-Sal & Debbie Cannizzaro
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$9,015 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 39 people in 5 months
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RF
$20
Ron Fineman
4 months ago
$25
Imelda Roda
4 months ago
RF
$25
Ron Fineman
4 months ago
$1,000
Anonymous
5 months ago
LM
$300
Laura Morris
5 months ago
DH
$10
David Hollingsworth
5 months ago
KP
$50
Kathy Parsells
5 months ago
$250
Miles Flood
5 months ago
LB
$30
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5 months ago
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