Help America refurnish her apartment after fire.

Hello friends and supporters. On December 26 my life changed drastically when I turned on the oven that evening. I was getting ready to entertain some guests (if you know me, you know I love entertaining). I turned on my new stove for preheating and walked to take a shower. A minute later the alarm is ringing and there was a small fire underneath the stove. I began to panic and tried to use my fire extinguisher. The fire became more aggressive so I called for help and got out immediately only wearing my bathrobe. My neighbors were very supportive. We called for help and waited. The flames grew and spread around the house and upwards towards other apartments. This was a terrifying moment for me to see my apartment for over 40 years engulfed in flames. I have been feeling very displaced since then but am hopeful as my apartment will be repaired. The cause of a fire was a gas leak as a result of the new stove being installed incorrectly. I walked out with my life and I am very grateful but I lost all of my furniture and clothing.  The world has been very supportive of me and so I am asking for your continued support In helping me raise money to furnish my apartment again and replace the items I lost. This is quite a way to enter the new decade but it can be new beginning for me, I am hoping it will be a great one. Thank you donors.  44835296_1579302178741772_r.jpeg




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Organizer and beneficiary

America Tavarez 
New York, NY
Jayra Sanchez 
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