My name is Ellen Goble. I live in Leesburg Florida.
The six people rescued were my sister's family. My sister Joanne McKeown and Keith Horton had been renting the house for about two years. Unfortunately they had no renters insurance. They were up to their knees in water on the first floor of the home and were rescued by the fire department out of the second floor window via bulldozer. While they are all safe, they are not financially able to deal with this very sudden and major loss. They lost their home and everything on the first floor.
The monies donated would be spent for
1. rent and security deposit to rent another home.
3. Bedroom furniture
4. Living room furniture
5. Dining room furniture
6. Clothing that was lost, along with other personal belongings.
They are pretty much starting over with nothing but televisions and some pots and pans.
Any donations would help mySister and her family out tremendously. They need to find a place as soon as possible. The mon