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Help Albright Family Recover from Train Disaster

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Please help our dear friends, the Albright family, get back on their feet after suffering terrible illness, exile and debt from the East Palestine train disaster in February '23. Click to Read Their Difficult Story in New York Times

The Albright family fled E. Palestine after a train carrying toxic chemicals derailed 1/2 mile from their Ohio home. After inhaling the fumes for many days, Chris Albright is now suffering from a debilitating heart condition and is completely unable to work & earn income. They were forced to flee to Pennsylvania and live in a hotel for 4 months. Now, with only a few dollars to their name, they've had no choice but to move back to their poisoned East Palestine home, facing personal, medical and financial crises.

Chris & Jessica plus daughters Evy, Lainy, Kaedance really need your help to get back on their feet and find a healthier home & life. Please donate.

  • For any legal questions for the Albright family and litigation relating to the East Palestine train disaster, reach out to Kruger Law Firm.
  • Thanks to New York Times author Emily Baumgaertner & Photographer Brian Kaiser for the below content.

Smoke rose from the controlled detonation on Feb. 6, a few days after the derailment. Credit...Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

Mr. Albright, being seen by his cardiologist, Dr. Matthew Lander, in Pennsylvania, reported nausea, headaches and shortness of breath after the derailment.

Ms. Albright waiting with Evy during Mr. Albright’s
checkup.

Mr. Albright wanted to teach Evy patience while the family was staying in a hotel in Pennsylvania.

Mr. Albright now wears a portable defibrillator, following his diagnosis of heart failure.

Jessica Albright; her husband, Chris; and Lainy at the home from which they had to flee after the train derailment.

Ms. Albright logged appointments, deadlines and symptoms into a daily planner.

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Donations 

  • Katherine Klass
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Lisa Ruddick
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $10 
    • 2 mos
  • Justin Mantell
    • $20 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Becky Barber
Organizer
East Palestine, OH
Christopher Albright
Beneficiary

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