Casado Family Hurricane Relief

Hi Everyone, My name is Blaise and I've created this page on behalf of my parents Rene and Sandra and sister Marin. Unfortunately the recent devastation of Hurricane Florence has had a very real effect on them in New Bern which was one of the hardest hit areas in North Carolina. The river waters flooded my parent's home and garage damaging or destroying all of their possessions and making their home uninhabitable due to bacteria, sewage and structural integrity damage. Additionally, severe damage was done to their boat which helmed their pontoon tour business Palm Coast Tours and was their main source of income.  While I'm eternally grateful that they are unharmed and the damage was only financial and material, for the near future my Dad will be without income due to the loss of the tour business boat and the impact on tourism to the area if they're ever able to replace the boat. My Mom's ability to work has also been greatly affected due to having to take time off to be at home to assist in salvaging what they can from the home and business and begin to figure out how to restart things. My sister has also lost income due to the hurricane as her work is closed for the near future and it was supporting her while going to school full time. We do not know what lies ahead, but I know it will be a long, expensive, time consuming recovery during which they will not be working and will have many unforeseen expenses related to travel, housing, food, replacement of possessions and other costs. Any and all help is greatly appreciated even just $5 adds up and we're very grateful for everything! Please share this page with others. Thank you and God Bless! (GoFundMe has required a disclaimer be added for Fraud Prevention purposes) The funds generated here will be used for food, transportation, repairs, replacement of clothing, furniture and other possessions along with the deposits, moving costs, trucks and other expenses related to the relocation my family now has to undertake. All funds link directly to my bank so that I can then either send via paypal to my parents or more often book and charge related expenses on their behalf as they have too many other tasks to focus on currently. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns related to this campaign. Thank you.

Donations

  • F. A. Mercado  
    • $27 
    • 21 mos
  • Miriam Ayala 
    • $50 
    • 21 mos
  • Lorena Garcia  
    • $100 
    • 21 mos
  • Joshua Santillan 
    • $1,000 
    • 21 mos
  • Mike Stiffler 
    • $100 
    • 21 mos
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Organizer

Blaise Casado 
Organizer
Garden Grove, CA
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