Expecting mother loses house & dog

Hello everyone,

I'm setting up this GoFundMe account for my coworker Ritsuko, who lost her home and all of her belongings this morning in a fire in Rensselaer, NY. Heartbroken to say that one of her dogs did not make it out alive, Ritsuko is still hoping for the return of her remaining pets. This is truly a hard time for her, but what makes it even more stressful is that she is expecting a baby. Although it will take time to recover from this unfortunate situation, the goal is to help take away the financial strain that comes from losing a home and more importantly to keep her and her baby healthy. Anything you can donate to help her get through this tough time would be greatly appreciated. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Arza Tannous 
Latham, NY
Ritsuko Sakabe 
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