Baughman Family Fire Recovery

On September 3rd, 2017 my family experienced a disaster; an elecrtical line caught fire and our house burned to the ground. It was a 4 alarm fire, departments from surrounding towns came to fight this thing but sadly, ended up being a total loss. Nothing was recovered and the only thing that was left was 3 walls and a gazeebo that arrived at our house not even 24 hours before the event occurred. This is the most recent event in a string of tragedies that have struck our family. My mother is dealing with multiple medical illnesses including stage IV liver cancer, type II diabetes and cushings disease.  My father is working two jobs and I, their son, deal with G.A.D (General Anxiety Disorder) and clinical depression. I'm setting this campaign up because I know my parents can be too stubborn to ask for help sometimes and when offered help, they often feel like they owe those who help in return for "crying wolf" and somehow invalidating the help they recieve. Please just, if you are in a financially stable place, consider helping or donating as much as you can. I really have no clue how much money we need but from the sounds of it we are going to be in temporary housing for 9 months on the whole. Having lost everything, it's really hard for me to wrap my mind around the amount. I just know that we are working on a timetable as my mom needs pain meds. I need enough money to purchase a laptop and digital  drawing equpiment to go back to school with (as I am currently enrolled at uni for video game development.) We need a car for transportation. We need a lot of things I can't even think of at the moment. But we all escaped unharmed and alive which is the most improtant thing. 

Thank you so much, in advance.

~ Spencer

Donations

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  • Jim Goers 
    • $50 
    • 41 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 41 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 41 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $75 
    • 41 mos
  • David Sutton  
    • $50 
    • 41 mos
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Organizer

Spencer Baughman 
Organizer
Fenton, MI
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