Al and Ucadi Thomas Fire Victims

 Hi family and friends! Im Junko Cardenas from Ventura, Ca and I created this campaign along with my sister Chiyoko Contreras to help out our older sister Ucadi Wood and her husband Al Monroy. They just lost everything in the Thomas fire in Ventura, CA. They would never ask for help, even in times like this. They are the best people who are always helping others and we just want to help them in any way we can. I'm hoping we can raise a little to help them out for basic necessities. They literally lost EVERYTHING! They had very little time to evacuate and was only able to take a few items with them. We were all pretty confident that there house would be ok. We watched the news for hours all morning on Dec 5th, just waiting to see her house still standing. They finally panned in on a neighborhood and a sole house was on fire. As the camera zoomed in we noticed it was her neighbor and sure enough her house caught right after. Cadi watched her home burn on local news and couldn't do anything about it. They drove by later that night and the only thing left standing was there fireplace. They have to start over from scratch. We are hoping to at least help them out with basic necessities, even if it's just toiletries and work clothes. Ucadi will be the sole beneficiary and she will withdraw and use all money donated to buy basic necessities for her and Al, including food. They do not have access to a kitchen at the moment so that can get very expensive. Anything will be much appreciated. Thank you family and friends.  

Donations ()

  • Brigitte Cardenas  
    • $50 
    • 25 mos
  • Matthew Foster 
    • $1,000 
    • 26 mos
  • Direct Impact Fund 
    • $375 
    • 26 mos
  • Sophia Chow 
    • $75 
    • 26 mos
  • Ashley Streig 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Adolph N' Junko Cardenas 
Ventura, CA
Ucadi Wood 
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