Dunbarton Fire Recovery Fund

At approximately 9:30am on the morning of December 10th is when we realized our home, the house that we had finally "settled into", was going up in flames around us.
The house is now condemned.
We are homeless. 
We are attempting to rebuild.
We have a Google Doc going on our total losses. If you can't donate to this GoFundMe, that's totally fine...maybe you have some items you don't use or want anymore that we could use. Go to this link for our list. We'll be updating it continuously through the night and into tomorrow as we begin to sift through the house (or what's left of it). 

We were very lucky to get out of the house with our lives, a split second was all it took. And very luckily, parts of the house escaped any damage at all. All of the tenants were affected on different levels. The five of us returned to the house today (December 12th) to remove all of the fabric for the laundry process. While we were there, we surveyed the damages. I’m incredibly sorry to say that Eric and I got it worse than I originally thought. Kathryn’s area is surprisingly well kempt, except for some major water damage (from the firefighters) to some clothing and her bed. Luke’s bedroom is practically untouched, but very obviously the entirety of the garage is kaputt, which was mainly his tinker toys and projects, as well as some equipment from Ford Theatre Reunion and Tinderbox Circus Sideshow. Zak had some items stored in the attic above the garage and in the basement, so he got an even split of water damage and “burnt to a crisp-ness” to the few belongings he had stored. But Eric and I took the absolute worst damage to the upstairs and main level with the heat and smoke damage. It was heartbreaking to begin the sifting process today. Tomorrow will be worse. All of our everything is either burnt, smoked to death, ruined, melted, or only barely salvageable.

I will be keeping this updated to the best of my ability as well as keeping up with our Google Doc and through Facebook for anyone who can help outside of funding.

There are a lot of updates ongoing throughout this through our Facebook profiles, and many of you that are directed to this will have read those posts and gotten directed here. If you haven't seen them, I've listed them below with links to the public posts.

December 10th FB post from Kayti
December 11th Update post from Kayti
December 12th Update post from Kathryn
December 12th Update post from Kayti

he goal is conservative at the moment because we have no clue what we need and what we don't. The number will probably change as we figure out more damages. Thank you for your patience and for helping us.
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 44 mos
  • Christopher Roat 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Peter Webb 
    • $22 
    • 44 mos
  • Meagan Jordan 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Justin Balcor 
    • $30 
    • 44 mos
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Kayti McMyermick 
Lexington, KY
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