Easter Tragedy - House Fire

In the early morning of Easter, I learned that my sister, Patty Schultz and her husband and two dogs nearly died - escaping in just minutes - from a house fire that gutted their simple, humble home just outside of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.  They have lost everything, except their lives.  Patty is medically disabled, with severe - end-stage COPD and other complications.  Her husband is retired, but too, has many health issues.  

If anyone is so inclined, any small donation from$1 - $20 would be appreciated.  They have nothing.  I'll be helping them, as will other family and friends.  They are resource depleted and it is breaking my heart to try to calm them and give them hope for a better tomorrow.  I've never done this before but know of the generosity of so many who support others in the face of tragedy.  They have temporary living with my youngest sister, Erin - thank God.  Red Cross gave them a $200 gift card, as I'm sure in this part of Wisconsin there are limited resources and that was all the Red Cross could do.  

Thank you for considering helping them and for your good wishes for their well-being.  The most practical way to help them is through a cash donation to defray the costs associated with a move and to help furnish their next dwelling.

Donations

  • Rhonda Deane  
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Monica Scheibmeir 
    • $50 
    • 25 mos
  • Dee Heller 
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Therese Traut 
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 25 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Michael Bleich 
Organizer
Ballwin, MO
PATTY SCHULTZ 
Beneficiary
  • #1 fundraising platform

    People have raised more money on GoFundMe than anywhere else. Learn more

  • GoFundMe Guarantee

    In the rare case that something isn’t right, we will refund your donation. Learn more

  • Expert advice, 24/7

    Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more