Help Fix Laura's House

Help Fix Laura’s House

As many of you know, I have not been able to live in my home since floods from Hurricane Florence destroyed my foundation wall. I am grateful that my little rabbit and I were able to escape to safety. Later that day, the fire department condemned the house and cut all utilities.

I need your help to live in my home again. Unfortunately, homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover flood damage. I have not purchased flood insurance since my home is, according to the deed, “not located in a special flood hazard area.” After the incident I registered with FEMA, but days later I was told I am not included in the “designated disaster area.”

Many thanks to my generous friends and the four Durham congregations who have already given or promised help. This is a hopeful start, but it will take an estimated $30K to replace the foundation wall, the hot water heater, and the HVAC system. This is an enormous sum for anyone, but especially for a preschool teacher transitioning to elementary teaching.

Please consider supporting my GoFundMe page. Each contribution will get me closer to living in my own home again.

Thank you,

Laura Danes

For GoFundMe withdraw review purposes: 

1) Organized by Emily Danes, from Durham, NC
2) Daughter of recipient of funds
3)Funds will be spent to  replace the foundation wall, the hot water heater, the HVAC system, and to repair structural damage to the house.
4)I plan to make Laura Danes the beneficiary of these funds by inviting her during the GoFundMe withdraw process. 


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Raised $150 from 3 donations
Durham, NC
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