Stand for Jan

Hello facebook family and friends!

I created this page as a call to action to help my sister Jan recover and rebuild her life back home in Rochester,  after Hurricane Harvey.  I am not ashamed to ask my family and friends for help when the need is greater than I can do alone. For my sister the need could not be any greater.  Below is her story and I ask while you read it imagine it is you or your mother, sister or friend. How would  their lives be affected if one day in an instant everything they owned was gone.

My sister Jan lives in Houston and on  8/27/17  her life changed forever.  She had heeded the warnings to stay put so she did. Alone and scared with her 2 dogs and 2 cats she waited for help. As the floods came she began to pray for an angel. God answered her prayers and a stranger with a boat knocked on her door and took her to safety. In the days that followed her world was dark. Not knowing if her home was gone and if her two cats she had to leave behind had survived.  The unimaginable had happened.

Hurricane Harvey took her home and car and all of her belongings. But it could not take her faith or her spirit to survive. In the aftermath of the storm Jan has had to face the reality of the devastation that has befallen her.  There was a light of hope when she returned home  to find both of her cats had survived 6 days in a flooded apartment. Nothing short of a miracle.

I am asking for you to join me and help her find hope in the grace and giving of others. To be the light in the darkest of times.  You can make a difference in her life and help us to get her in  a new place to call home.

Proceeds will also  go towards  replacing  glasses, dentures and medical supplies she lost in the flood.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart in advance for donating and sharing with all of your friends and family on facebook.

" Give and it will be given to you
" (Luke 6:38)


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Organizer and beneficiary

Brenda Jacobson 
Rochester, NY
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