Hurrican Harvey victims

Until 2 days ago, my daughter Mandy and her husband Dan lived and worked on Port Aransas off the SE coast of Texas next to Corpus Christi.  Under a mandatory evacuation, they packed as much as they could into their car and truck, including their 2 dogs, and headed west with no idea where they would end up.  As it happens, they rode out the storm in a motel SE of San Antonio and they have been relatively safe there.  However, they have now confirmed that their home on Port Aransas has been destroyed, and it will be weeks before their places of employment will reopen, if they ever do.  They are suddenly jobless and homeless and only have a little money to tide them over for the next few days.  They have applied to FEMA for assistance, but as there are so many many victims of this devastating storm, there surely won't be enough money forthcoming from the government to start all over again, and that is what they will have to do, through no fault of their own.   I will help them as much as I can, but I can't give them enough, so I am appealing for help for them.  Any and all contributions will be appreciated more than any of us can ever tell you.  I live in Columbus, Ohio, a long way away from my hurting daughter.  Funds raised will be used to tide them over until they can figure out where they want to live and find a way to make that happen.  If enough money is raised, they will then use it to establish a new home wherever they choose to live.  They have no furniture or household goods anymore.  All money donated will go directly to Mandy and Dan and not through me.  Thank you!


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  • Direct Impact Fund 
    • $227 
    • 42 mos
  • Mark Espenschied 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • Lori Laudner 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Shelba Jackson 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • Mary Ann Yoho-Smith 
    • $25 
    • 43 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Michelle Jackson 
Columbus, OH
Amanda Burnam 
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