House Fire / Freeze Recovery Fund

Dear Colleagues, Family, and Friends,

Our fabulous Friend and Family member Lawrence (Tra) Vinson was struck by two very challenging situations over the holiday break:

On December 22nd Lawrence was in a house fire and his home was deemed uninhabitable which temporarily displaced him and his cat Teddy. Initially he had not lost everything in his apartment -- at the time there was just some smoke damage. However, on January 5th , after the big snow storm, Lawrence went back to his apartment to begin moving what he could salvage to a storage unit. When he arrived he discovered that the pipes had burst in his apartment and the level above him (making the ceiling above fall through to his apartment) -- causing him to lose everything.

Your pledge will help Lawrence fill his empty storage unit with things he can put into a new home once he finds one. 

You have a the option to donate or, if you have household items you'd like to give to Lawrence from his wish list (see list below video), please contact him by sending him a message using the contact button at the top right of the page. Any donations would be greatly appreciated.

We appreciate your continued support of Lawrence and are sending good karma your way for giving him the chance for a fresh start.

All the best,
His Friends Liz and Massah

If you would like to know the wonderful work Lawrence does in the supporting Youth with HIV /AIDS please use the contact information above and we will send you information.

Wish List below picture

For Teddy (Lawrence's cat): Meow mix Toppers Nutro Natural Choice Kitten food

For Lawrence (Tra):
Kitchen Pot set
Baking Set Knife set
Cooking wear
Plate set
Tea set Microwave

Bedroom / living room A Bed Closet / Chester
Pillows Pillow cases
sheets Blankets
Quilts towels area rugs curtains / curtain rods / window blinds Air Purifier Space Heater sofa / sofa bed lighting fixture / bulbs
surge protectors / extension cords
end table
Other Gift cards for: Clothes and Shoes

Book case Books (African American History books destroyed)
Desktop computer
Refrigerator (mini)
On Lawrence's ultra-wish list would be PS4 / Xbox One along with flat screen TVs.

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