Due to extreme difficulty coordinating search and rescue efforts between the Royal Bahamian Defense Force and the US Coast Guard (due to the sovereignty of Bahamian waters), paired with the current lack of resources in the area due to hurricane relief in Puerto Rico, the families have turned to hiring private pilots to continue our search for Forrest and Donna. We, Forrest and Donna's family and friends, must continue searching until we find something; we must have closure.
We ask that you please consider donating to our search and rescue fund, ALL monies donated to this gofundme account, will be used ONLY to fund our search and rescue efforts. The daily cost of sending our pilot up is $1,500.00. Our pilot is providing a discounted rate as compared to other pilots in the area; his rates cover mainly aircraft fuel and maintenance.
**In addition, a fundraising account has been established at a local bank in Tahlequah, OK, where Forrest and Donna met, and where Donna's family resides, for anyone wishing to contribute in person, by mail or telephone, or for anyone preferring to donate without the use of gofundme.**
Bank of Cherokee County
c/o Bring Forrest and Donna Home Fund
P.O. Box 660
Park Hill, OK 74451
(918) [phone redacted]
The outpouring of love and support we have received has been overwhelming. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Please, together let's Bring Forrest and Donna Home!
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- Christopher Arrison
- Sandy Gooch
- Dayna Bateman
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