Help for Ricky/Juan's parents

Ricky and Juan's parents spent 20 plus years in the US, working hard and saving money so that they could retire and buy a farm in their hometown of La Romana in the Dominican Republic. Their dream came true and 4 years ago they used their savings to purchase a farm. They moved back to DR, planted crops, bought some livestock and have since employed local workers to help them work the farm.

Several months ago, in the middle of the night, thieves broke into the small house on the farm and stole all of their farming equipment, worth thousands of dollars. Because of the crime and corruption in DR, police do not care and there is no such thing as insurance. Although feeling a little defeated, they picked their heads up, worked hard to replace what was stolen and moved on.

Last night, the thieves came back! They stole all of the equipment that his parents worked hard to replace AND this time they stole all of the adult livestock and murdered the babies, leaving their bodies there for his parents to find in the morning. Their mother, in tears, as she had named and loved every single one of her animals, called her sons to give them the horrible news.

Their life savings, blood, sweat and tears have gone into this farm and for someone to not only steal their equipment but also kill their animals is absolutely evil. Their mom wants to throw in the towel. But this was their DREAM. They worked their whole lives for this and now they risk losing everything.

Please help them recover and make a donation. The money can be used to hire an onsite armed caretaker to guard the property 24/7 and replace some of what was stolen. Most people in our community know Juan and Ricky and how hard it is for them to be thousands of miles away from their parents. Lets be there for all of them as I know they would do for you.

Donations ()

  • C Ivan Eloisa 
    • 40 $ 
    • 32 mos
  • Lawrence Rich 
    • 20 $ 
    • 32 mos
  • Marcel Ficklin 
    • 20 $ 
    • 32 mos
  • Noemi Perez 
    • 50 $ 
    • 32 mos
  • Anjie Vichayanonda 
    • 50 $ 
    • 32 mos
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Organizer

Jennifer Pindell 
Organizer
Herndon, VA
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