Valparaiso Chile Fire Victims

The Diaz, Peñaloza, and Castillo families lost their homes in a large wildfire that began Yesterday, April 12, 2014, in Valparaiso, Chile.

These families are close to my heart from the time I spent as a missionary in Valparaiso, Chile. A large forest fire erupted near their homes, and completely destroying them along with 1,000 other homes.

These three families were my neighbors and are strong members  of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I am trying to raise money for them so that they can get back on to their feet, and if there is enough support, they can rebuild their destroyed homes.

As seen in the photo, this family of 11 (Alonso Diaz is not pictured) lost their home, the Diaz-Peñaloza now is without any kind of home. 

Their neighbors, the Castillo family, are in the same situation. They have four children and one granddaughter that live with them.

(The rubble of the Diaz-Peñaloza home)

I understand that there are more people in need, but these families are especially dear to my heart. Please help us to bring some peace to their lives.

100% of all donations will be split between the three families and their neighbors.

  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
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    • $50 
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    • $25 
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    • $60 
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    • $20 
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Paul Farnsworth 
Saint Cloud, FL
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