Ayo's Hurricane Recovery Fund

My heart is breaking for my sister Ayo and her family.  She has lost everything in the flood.  She finally bought a house earlier this year, after saving for years, and now it is underwater, along with her cars.  She had to strap Leo to her back and swim out, with my elderly father on an air mattress, the kids screaming, in the night to safety.  They have nothing but the wet clothes on their backs and a garbage bag with some extras for the eight people who were at their house staying when the water started rising (Tony, Ayo, Luke, Leo, my Dad and his two kids, Tony's brother).  

Please, if you can help out with some money to buy the kids some toys, everyone some food, and maybe even a night in a hotel (they are all safe, staying with Tony's cousin but 8 people is a LOT to take in), this will be the beginning of a long struggle for them to return to normalcy.

By the way, sending actual items won't help - my sister told me today they have nowhere to put extra things until they figure out the damage, etc.  They were not in the flood zone and did not have flood insurance.  Nobody knows what FEMA will provide at this point.  I'm trying to raise some cash so they can have a cushion while they figure everything out.  THANK YOU!


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  • Lindsay Stammer 
    • $40 
    • 26 mos
  • Teddy McGoo McGourthy 
    • $40 
    • 26 mos
  • Kerri Kelly Mikich 
    • $25 
    • 41 mos
  • Lazena Glover  
    • $30 
    • 41 mos
  • Sofia Page 
    • $25 
    • 41 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Shola Akinshemoyin Vaughn 
Milwaukee, WI
Ayodele Jones 
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