In May 2017 Elissa was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had a double mastectomy in June. We moved from Arkansas back to California in October so that she could get better medical care. Unfortunately the apartment we moved into had bed bugs. Even though the apartment has been treated, we can't risk Elissa getting bit and getting a secondary infection.
Since bed bugs have an 18 month life cycle and can lay dormant for a year, we have to store our personal belongings (photos, etc) for 18 months in a sealed container, we had to wash every article of clothing and we have to THROW AWAY all of our furniture. Our bed, chairs, tables, are all gone.
We need help. A job and a new place to live are the first priority, but we need help with replacing all of our possessions. We are basically starting over and could use your help.
All of our clothes in three sealed garbage cans and heavy duty black plastic bags.Close up of the packing process.Our now empty closet.
Thank you for reading this far. If you can help in anyway it would truly be a blessing. We just need help with jobs, places to live, and money to help replace all that we have lost.
Thank you and God Bless.
- Casey Eldredge
- Jenna Ikuta
- William McKalip
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