Help for emergency housing after home fire

Hello to whoever is reading, if there is anybody. We are in need of help. We live in a 3 unit apartment building. The middle unit that we share a wall with caught fire about a week back, leaving us displaced from our home. Our unit is relatively untouched but we are not allowed to move back yet since all or most of the utilities are shared amongst all the units. We have been living in a hotel for the last week with the funding assistance of the Red Cross but the $500 quickly dried up as hotels in LA are pricy and we still need to make the rent at the end of the month. We need money primarily for emergency housing and for food as we no longer have a working fridge and can’t cook so take out has been digging a deeper financial hole for us. I’m not sure if $1000 is over or underestimating our needs because we don’t know when we can move back in. We deeply appreciate anyone who takes the time to read this and any help would we would be most grateful for. We’ve never been in a situation like this. This has been all so unexpected so we thank you all for any and all support.


  • Walter Castillo 
    • $100 
    • 17 d
  • Mirna De Leon 
    • $100 
    • 28 d
  • Jenna Johnson 
    • $40 
    • 29 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 29 d
  • Andrea Gudino 
    • $25 
    • 29 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Yanet Amezcua 
Inglewood, CA
Oscar Castillo 
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