Exchange Beauty for Ashes

Hey! My name is Ruth Golden. I live in Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i. Recently my sister and her family experienced great loss She needs some help and I thought our Ohana out there might be willing to lend a helping hand. Help Exchange Beauty for Ashes....

Loss. Suffering. Tragedy. All things we spend our lives trying to avoid. Yet the care that rises up in these moments is a living demonstration of the love, compassion and community that would have remained hidden in the normal business of life.

Laura and her family have faced suffering and loss before. So when Lexie called for the third time in just a few minutes, Laura decided that she had better answer the phone. Knowing her daughter was safe and unhurt made the news of their house being on fire seem a relief in comparison. Imagine the blow it was to later hear that Laura’s husband, Michael Perry, had passed away in the fire.
It is a painful process with a long recovery ahead for Laura and her children Jesse & Lexie. Right now many people are reaching out and offering their help. We would deeply appreciate your financial support at this time to relieve some pressure and stress with things like household recovery, cleaning, and rebuilding. When the story is one day told, it will be the love that is remembered. You can be a part of exchanging beauty for ashes!
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Organizer and beneficiary

Ruth Golden 
Kailua CDP, HI
Laura Perry 
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