Help Fix Amanda and Steven's House

Hurricane Harvey is tied with Hurricane Katrina as the costliest tropical cyclone on record, inflicting at least $125 billion (2017 USD) in damage, primarily from catastrophic rainfall-triggered flooding in the Houston metropolitan area.

Amanda and Steven's house was no exception. They received major damage during the storm and have not received aid in order to fix their house. 

Steven served in the United States Army from 2002 - 2008 in the 1st Infantry Division and he was stationed in Germany and then deployed to Iraq. Both Amanda and Steven have spent their free time collecting and distributing needed items to others in their community affected by Harvey despite their own needs. 

Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated. Every time it rains or there is threat of another storm, their house is at risk for further damage, so give as soon as you can.

Thanks so much!

The damage and costs to repair, as well as pictures of the damage, are as follows:

Shingle roof (remove old shingles, repair damaged rafters, repair damaged plywood, install rafter end caps, install new felt and shingles). 

Cyclone with gates fence
The fence is essential so their dogs cannot escape

Remove, replace with new, rotted wall studs & plywood.
Install insulation & drywall in demoed walls.
Demo bathroom & back wall in spare room/office & whole house ceilings - then replace insulation & drywall

Amanda's laptop was destroyed due to water damage.

Washer and Dryer:
Their washer and dryer were also destroyed and need replacement.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Lisa Benson 
Waltham, MA
Amanda Workman 
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