Bain alum Erik Philipp (SA 2012, CON 14-15) and his family lost their home in the Thomas Fire that has devastated Ventura County over the last few days. While thankfully everyone is safe, all of their possessions including their photos, furniture, and clothes were unfortunately lost in the fire. The damage was so catastrophic, their house was shown on the news as it was tragically levelled by the fire:
We've set a goal of $5000 to help Erik's family start to get back on track and take care of the essentials they need as they find a new place to live. The primary use of the money will be for recreating Charlotte's (Erik's daughter) possessions including books, puzzles, and other small toys, as well as beginning to get furniture and clothes for the family.
Erik's wife, Sarah, has expressed her immense gratitude for the support they have already received. Any contribution you can make will continue to reassure Erik and Sarah as they get through this difficult time.
Thank you so much for your contribution and active role in taking care of our larger Bain family!
This GoFundMe site is managed by Erik's Wharton MBA 2013 classmate and Bain colleague, Sarah Pura (Bain LA Manager) who lives in Los Angeles. All funds raised will be provided to Erik and he is connected directly as the beneficiary through GoFundMe. Please feel free to reach out to Sarah Pura directly if you should have any questions.
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