After A Devastating Fire...

This is the Sheka kargbo family from Roslindale, Boston in Massachusetts.  At 5 am on Friday morning, the 24th of August 2018, we woke up to the worst nightmare of our life – our home was on fire. We had just enough time to wake up our 4 kids, (family of six -- dad, mom, two boys and two girls ages 2, 5, 6 and 10) and escape the flames, but lost everything in the house to the fire…

This is the video footage of the incident from channel 7 news: https://whdh.com/news/2-firefighters-injured-battling-roslindale-blaze/ 

We are very grateful and deeply moved by all our friends and well-wishers who have extended their help, prayers and concern.  One of whom also encouraged us to start this petition to help us get our lives back on track after this terrifying incident.

Thank you very much for your kindness. We will keep you updated on our progress…
  • Lynda Chikwendu  
    • $300 
    • 35 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $320 
    • 36 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 36 mos
  • Talal Dyfan 
    • $100 
    • 36 mos
  • Lynda Chikwendu 
    • $200 
    • 37 mos
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Organizer

Miriam Matilda 
Organizer
Boston, MA
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