Gilbert Plane Crash and Fire

At approximately 7:30pm on Saturday, 9/17/16, a plane caught fire mid air and crashed into my neighbor's house in Gilbert, AZ. It is a miracle that the pilot, skydivers, my neighbor's and my family are all safe and uninjured; however my neighbor, Peter Lebeau and his wife lost their entire home and all of their belongings.  While we waited on the street last night watching the fire fighters try to control the fire and damage he said to me, "this is all I have!!!" as he looked at his t-shirt and sweat pants. Peter's home is a complete lose and all of his personal items are gone. While my home has severe smoke and water damage, it is nothing compared to my dear neighbor's circumstances, We still have very few details currently; but we know that we are blessed to be alive and un-injured.

I started this fundraising page to help with my neighbor's circumstances. Peter and Sharon will have to pick up their lives from this disaster.  I've chosen an arbitrary amount as the goal because it is required in order to create a fundraising page, but any amount at all is hugely appreciated. 

Please keep my neighbor's, Peter and Sharon in your prayers, for physical and emotional healing, and join us in thanking God for protecting our lives in this tragic event.

I will update as I can.

Thank you,

Kevin and Catharina Wilhelmsen
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  • Julie Ewing Lawrence 
    • $25 
    • 48 mos
  • Melinda Fenn 
    • $50 
    • 49 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 49 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 49 mos
  • Bud & Denise Streeper 
    • $500 
    • 49 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Kevin Wilhelmsen 
Organizer
Gilbert, AZ
Peter Lebeau 
Beneficiary
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