Help Jef and Lu recover from Irma

Hurricane Irma destroyed 95% of Saint Martin including the business and home of our dear friends Jeferson Techera and Luciana de Lima. As their friends and customers in Connecticut, we want to help them rebuild Ocean Explorers back into the best dive shop in the Caribbean and put their lives back together.  Lu and Jef haven't asked us to do this, though they know we're doing it.
Money is urgently needed to rebuild the shop and the boats. Dive operations don't make a lot of money in the best of times and right now there is no income and no short term prospect of income for Jef, Lu or their amazing staff. 
If you have dived with Jef and Lu, I know you will have had an amazing experience and been touched by just what fantastic people and professionals they and their staff are.
Even a few dollars will help right now, so please give whatever you feel able to give and attach your message of support which will also mean a tremendous amount to them.
Every cent will be sent directly to Lu's bank account in Miami via paypal.
Thanks so much
Darren, Mary, Bill & Sharon

Donations ()

  • Scott and Pam White 
    • $100 
    • 27 mos
  • Leslie Hickerson 
    • $500 
    • 28 mos
  • Jackie Niedermayer 
    • $50 
    • 28 mos
  • Anne and Rob Quivey 
    • $100 
    • 28 mos
  • Connie Vossler 
    • $1,000 
    • 29 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Darren Marshall 
Organizer
Ridgefield, CT
Luciana de Lima 
Beneficiary
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