Help Kelli Recover From Housefire

Kelli offered to let a stranger who she had met one time charge his phone and wait for a friend to pick him up at her house because she believed he had his vehicle towed and she wanted to be helpful. Over the course of 10 hours, this person proceeded to viciously beat her on the face and head with a blunt object and his fists. He hogtied her with cables and cords and then set her home on fire in various places.

This is the third time Kelli has had a house fire, but the first time with her in it. Local news reported that neighbors helped and that the man was an ex-boyfriend. Neither is true. Kelli's sheer determination to live was the only thing that allowed her to muster the energy to escape from a window. 

Kelli has a severe spinal cord and head injury, as well as severe bruising and swelling on her face and multiple burns on her body.

Kelli's home has been deemed a condemned building and Kelli is now left homeless with no possessions. Kelli has lost her ID, bank cards, SSN, as well as her phone. Keepsakes that survived the fire her mother was killed in are now gone. She also lost her dog, which died from smoke inhalation the following day. Kelly is emotionally unstable and struggling with despair. She hates asking for help.

Kelli needs help with basics such as clothing, shoes, furniture, hygiene, technology, cell phone, etc. 

Let's get Kelli back on her feet and help us reach our goal for her.


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Fundraising team (2)

Erika Ovalle 
Scottsdale, AZ
Kelli Melton 
Team member
Raised $100 from 2 donations
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