Firefighter and Family Displaced

On January 19, Ray Powanda, a Seaside Heights Firefighter got the call that no one ever expects: his own house had caught fire, leaving him and his family displaced and losing most of their belongings. Living in the home was Ray, his grandmother, Ann Marie, his girlfriend Jailenne, and his roommate James. Ray has spent many years volunteering with the fire department and serving his community, and we're asking to help him with the expenses they will incur with moving, as well as replacing all of their belongings. As firefighters, we have to stick together and take care of our own. Any bit will help, and is greatly appreciated. If you cannot donate, please share so we can get them back on their feet. Thank you all.


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  • Lisa Seaman 
    • $10 
    • 39 mos
  • Debbie Sheehan 
    • $15 
    • 39 mos
  • David D 
    • $25 
    • 39 mos
  • J R 
    • $50 
    • 39 mos
  • David Nilsen 
    • $50 
    • 39 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Ashley Elizabeth 
Seaside Heights, NJ
jailenne palaguachi 
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