Fire Victims in San Jose

Our hearts are broken for our co-worker, friend and family member Sandy Brookbank.  Our dear School Library Tech at Robert Sanders Elementary lost her mother in law in a house fire today (August 5th).  This is a home she lived in with her mother-in-law, her husband and her youngest of 5 children.  Not only did they lose a family member, their niece is in critical condition, as she was home during the fire.  The Brookbank family lost absolutely EVERYTHING.  Sandy has been a member of the Mt. Pleasant School District for over 35 years as an involved parent, a full-time volunteer and currently as our precious Library Tech.  She gives.  She gives to others every single day, and it's our turn to give to her so she can get her life back into her "new normal."  

The family needs assistance with Funeral expenses and for every day items they have lost in their home.  ANY donation is appreciated, as Sandy is not the type of woman to ask help of others.  Thank you in advance for helping in any way you can.

Donations (0)


  • Miguel Meza 
    • $50 
    • 22 hrs
  • Wendy Nichols 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
  • Cheryl & Stephanie Kirby 
    • $200 
    • 1 d
  • Amy Hanna 
    • $25 
    • 3 d
  • Maurissa Koide 
    • $100 
    • 4 d

Organizer and beneficiary 


Julie A Howard 
Organizer
San Jose, CA
Alexandria Brookbank 
Beneficiary
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