Help Leo and Brittany Start Over

Hello all.  My name is Stephanie and my family and I are close friends of Brittany Villella and Leonel (Leo) Alvarez.

On Saturday 8/18, while dropping Brittany off after work, we heard people screaming....FIRE!  Looking up we saw clouds of smoke rising from their apartment building.  Their roof was on fire and it quickly became a 5 alarm fire.  

Thankfully Brittany and Leo got themselves, their dog Winnie, and bunny rabbit Uhura out to safety.


Many hours later they were allowed to look in their apartment, very briefly, as the ceiling was crumbling down everywhere. The floor had 5 or 6 inches of chemical laden water and every surface was damaged.  

Leo and Brittany lost all of their material possessions and need our help to rebuild their life and home for themselves and Winnie and Uhura.

As you all know their professional work equipment is vital to their livelihood and is very expensive to replace.  This includes specialized computers, CAD systems, multiple monitors, etc.

While many, many things can never be replaced, they are truly having to start from scratch with everything.

Additionally they will have to find a new place to live,  and all that goes with it.

It was determined the cause of the fire was a lightening strike to the building.  One act of Mother Nature has deeply affected the lives of  Brittany and Leo. ANY amount that you can donate would be  much appreciated, and used to rebuild their household.
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    • $50 
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    • $100 
    • 36 mos
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    • $100 
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    • $100 
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    • $25 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Stephanie Johnston 
Hampton, GA
Leonel Alberto Alvarez Rueda 
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