Hartlieb's Flood Recovery Fund

Hi Friends: 

i'm Stephanie Ledesma, from Houston, Texas. A family friend, the Hartlieb Family (Laura, Russ, Lilly, and Eden), lost their home due to the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Over eight feet of water entered their one story home within hours. Their entire home is underwater. Laura and her two little girls evacuated before the storm hit, but her husband Russ stayed behind to watch the house. Russ had to be rescued by boat and taken to a rescue shelter.

Everyone is safe, but now Laura and Russ have to deal with rebuilding their family home. They fortunately have structural insurance, but have limited funds for the contents of their house. Because the Hartliebs have a one-story house, they were not able to salvage anything from the flood water. They have lost all furniture, appliances, clothing, toys, everything. 

So, I am asking for whatever small donation you can afford to give. Laura and her family have not asked for anything, but I think it's important to come together and help this wonderful family in their time of need.  The funds will go straight to Laura Hartlieb and her family to help replace the contents of their home. Laura has been added as a beneficiary of this campaign.
Any donations are appreciated. 

Please keep the Hartlieb family in your prayers. It's going to be a long road, but I hope we can make it a little bit easier for them with your donations. 

(Russ after being rescued!)


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Organizer and beneficiary

Stephanie Rose Burch 
Houston, TX
Laura Hartlieb 
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