Family Lost Everything House Fire




     10/25/17 The home of Dave & Kim Dohnal in Petoskey, MI went up in flames from an unknown cause (KIM IS MY SISTER).  No one was home when the fire began, but Kim returned home and the beloved family dog ran into the fire not to return.  Everything was lost for this family of 5!  A fireman was injured fighting the blaze.
     The Dohnal's adopted 2 boys from dangerous situation after their father passed in 2015.  Dave does security work out of the country.  Kim started Ransomed Life in San Antonio (A non profit organized to help human trafficing victims) and was at a meeting to start a new non profit in Petoskey at the time the fire started.  When everything is lost in a moment's time, there are many immediate needs to be met as they recover from this tragedy.  Anything will help and would be greatly appreciated.  I have a mailing address if anyone wants to send specific items.  Winter is already arriving in Michigan and warm clothes are a priority.
Boy:  XL youth (14-16), 9.5 shoes
Boy: L youth (12-14_, 6.5 shoes
Woman: Pants 12,  L or XL shirt, 9 shoes
Man: Pants 36 waist,  length,  XL & XXL shirts
     Toiletries, towels, blankets, socks, shoes, PJ's, slippers,underwear, toys for 11-13 y/o boys, groceries, bibles, Christian books of encouragement, office supplies, gift cards & money for other needs as they arise, backpacks & gym type bags 
(boys are in school sports)

God Bless you for your help in anyway!
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    • $100 
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    • $50 
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    • $500 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Rhonda Howerton 
Organizer
Petoskey, MI
Margaret Kimberly VanHooser 
Beneficiary
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