Helping after the House Fire

On Monday March 3, 2014, Beth and Marcel's home was completely damaged by a house fire.  The majority of their possessions were destroyed or damaged and there are many things that they will need to start over again.  Please join us in supporting this wonderful family so that they can focus on helping their children and themselves recover from such a traumatic event in their young lives.  Thank you!!

Beth and Marcel have been so overwhelmed, as you can imagine, getting their lives, and the lives of their children back to some sense of normal, so Amy McKay and I, Mark Douthwright, were more than happy to take on the task of organising this fundraiser on their behalf.

This is why you may notice that when you make a donation, it will say you have a made a payment to Amy. This is normal. I manage things here on GoFundMe and FaceBook, and Amy takes care of your donations as they come in through her PayPal. Amy is then able to make sure Beth and Marcel get their funds.

Thanks again to all of the wonderful people who have donated. Your generousity is greatly appreciated.



Also, here is the story that ran in the local newspaper:
Child runs to neighbour's for help after fire breaks out in Westboro home

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Mark Douthwright
Ottawa, ON

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