Dorothy Lima Rebuilding After Fire

On the night of 1/25/18 the fire alarm sounded in my dear friend Dorothy's home. It startled her awake and she was terrified at the sight of a fire that had already taken most of the first floor of the home where she lived. She mustered the strength to walk through the fire to safety, while wearing flip flops and pajamas on a very cold winter night in New England. The clothes on her back would be just about all that she could salvage from her belongings. Dorothy was able to recover some of her clothes, but they require special treatment after the fire. Dorothy was lucky to make it out alive, as most of the home was destroyed and is uninhabitable at this time.

I have had the privilege of knowing Dorothy for 11 years. During this time I have come to find out the amazing and exceptional individual that she is. Dorothy is one of the kindest, warmest, most altruistic people I have ever met. She has dedicated her life to helping others. In her role as a case manager to the elderly for the past 14+ years, she unfailingly rises to meet the needs of those she serves and consistently goes above and beyond to help her clients. Dorothy's commitment to helping others extends outside of her work. She has volunteered on trips to Ecuador, Mexico and India and assisted the native population by teaching and building homes.  I too have been the recipient of Dorothy's kindness and was brought to tears by Dorothy's generosity of spirit and her compassionate heart. I am asking for donations to help Dorothy in her time of need to rebuilt her life after the devastation of the fire. Thank you kindly.

Donations ()

  • Dina Fico 
    • $50 
    • 26 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
  • AnaCarolina Costa 
    • $30 
    • 26 mos
  • Priscila Araujo 
    • $40 
    • 26 mos
  • Dayanne Leal 
    • $200 
    • 27 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Pressiana del Mar 
Organizer
Hyde Park, MA
Dorothy Lima 
Beneficiary
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