Help Rebuild after the Tubbs Fire

Hi everybody. As you may or may not know, my parents Dixon and Renee recently lost their home, and all of their belongings (along with so many others) in the wildfires that blazed through our hometown of Santa Rosa. In the few minutes they had to evacuate, they were able to take themselves and a laptop. Everything else from socks to heirlooms is gone. While we are grieving the loss of the home we grew up in, we are filled with gratitude that they are safe.

As the shock begins to give way to the slow and difficult process of rebuilding, so many of you have opened your hearts and homes, and many, many more have been asking how you can help. My sister Sarah and I, and our families, have put together this GoFundMe as a way of getting them started and providing some short-term relief as they begin to get their feet back on the ground. If you would like to contribute, it would be so deeply appreciated (though we know your love and prayers are just as valuable to them).

Thank you all again - they are currently staying with friends in the area. If you want their address so that you can communicate with them directly email me at [email redacted] and I can provide.

 A note from Facebook from my father Dixon:

"As we begin to process what this means for our future, Renee and I remember how we started out together 42 years ago with almost nothing. Today we can put everything in a pair of carry on suitcases (from Walmart Monday) but we have an amazing growing family and group of friends now that are worth so much more. We really don't know where we go from here and are still in the process of examining all of our options. We are both deeply moved by the level of concern and support we have been receiving from so many of you. We will are, and always will be grateful to all of you.”
  • Jason Meyers  
    • $50 
    • 46 mos
  • Mitesh Patel 
    • $50 
    • 47 mos
  • Hanwen Zhang 
    • $100 
    • 47 mos
  • Mark Dunphy 
    • $200 
    • 47 mos
  • Jorge Carrasquillo 
    • $200 
    • 47 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jeff Cheal 
Santa Rosa, CA
Richard Cheal 
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