Please HELP Debbie get on her Feet

Please help Debbie (Mary Debbie Knippen) our wonderful 66 year old neighbor, rebuild the life and home she lived in for over 35 years and raised two children. 

On September 28th Debbie was called frantically by a neighbor.  The neighbor informed her of what would be anyone's worst nighhtmare, her home was on fire.  All of Debbie's memories raising her family in her home have been depleted, her art (she was an artist,) her furniture, her clothes, everything this wonderful lady had in her home she called her "peaceful nest" and "sanctuary" has been destroyed.

She has been working so hard her entire life so that she could stay there for the duration of her life. She is an artist and avid gardener,  her home was her peace and therapy after a long weeks' work. 

Debbie always  had the most beautifully decorated home in the whole neighborhood over the Christmas season... One that you would stare at in awe of the beauty and peacefulness it brought to you in the chaos of holiday season. 

She opened her home to all anytime.  Our kids would love going to see her special treasures she collected along with the wonderful smell that all old homes have.  It gave a feeling of nostalgia, that we adults still get of our own memories when we were children.

Please help donate to help get Debbie back on her feet.  Any donated amount is deeply appreciated.  

God Bless you all for taking time to be part of this mission.

Donations ()

  • Hyunna Coelho 
    • $100 
    • 28 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 29 mos
  • Kerry Kriseman 
    • $50 
    • 29 mos
  • John & Tammy Culbreth 
    • $100 
    • 29 mos
  • Yayoi Skipper 
    • $50 
    • 29 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Tiffin Dericks 
Organizer
Saint Petersburg, FL
Mary Knippen 
Beneficiary
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