Help for my sister. She just lost her home by fire

My name is Giovanna. I’m the youngest of 5 sisters. All my Family  lives in Uruguay, South America.  

Last Friday my sweet sister Carla and her 3 boys and 4 dogs were sleeping peacefully at their home in Paysandu, Uruguay.
We have no final word from the Firefighters yet but apparently a short circuit in their back yard started a fire. It was 4 o’clock in the morning and they were all asleep. 

My sister is a widow. She lost her soulmate and the father of her children 5 years ago due to Pancreatic cancer. He was 50. He left behind 3 precious boys: 9, 14 and 16 years old. 

My sister has been working over-time  since then. Her older sons also work and help their Mom. This fire destroyed everything they had. All their Dad’s memories and a lifetime of effort and hard work. But most importantly, they lost  Morena, their little weiner dog. They couldn’t save her because the fire was too strong. They tried to comeback for her and have blistered burns on their feet and arms, but couldn’t find her. The firefighters found her and took her outside to my sister. 

They’re devastated, and even though we know Morena will not be back, they need to rebuild their home. 

We are trying to help them with the structural damages, walls, fences, windows, doors, appliances, cleaning and everything else.  Everything is super expensive in Uruguay, and we, their Family are helping them the most we can, but it will take a lot of money to rebuild.

We need your help. Everything helps and no amount is too little. We appreciate any help everyone can give my sister and nephews.
We really appreciate it  very much!


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