Hurricane Irma and Natalie Aria

3 year old Natalie Aria is my sister Carol and her husband Mike Hager's, granddaughter. She lives on the British Virgin Island of Tortola with her mother Penney.   Their island was ravaged by hurricane Irma. They have lost everything and can no longer stay on the island. This is the correspondence we have.

"Took these pics of what was and now isn't but we have life and that's all that counts. 
We were hiding in a bedroom lying low with a blanket over the kids as the hurricane broke through glass and destroyed the kitchen and living room. My friends were supporting the door as it shook wanting to tear apart. 6 hours of nightmare. Now we are dealing with limited supplies, convicts, looters, garbage, no power and hoping help comes soon.  Keep praying. "

With no employment, no housing, rationing of food and escaped prisoners causing Penney sleep with a machete and a whistle makes this island no place to live.  We need your help to safely get them off the island so they can rebuild their life.  
Because this site charges a percentage fee, our friends  and family who know Carol,  may instead choose to send  Carol a check directly to be deposited in Penney's account.  We are greatful for your contribution, prayers and your friendship.
Pleases share to spread our cause and subscribe to updates to get the latest information from Penney.

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Organizer and beneficiary

Jeannie Salzarulo Bartee 
Foley, AL
Michael Hager 
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