On August 11th flash flooding came pouring through Donato Drive and flooded the Liotti's home. What makes this situation so unique is that the Liotti house is on a slab so there is no basement.  The flooding that took placed all happened inside the first floor of the Liotti family's living space.  A living space that consisted of a dining room, kitchen, living room, bedroom, office, bathroom and garage.  They lost their appliances, central air and hot water heater as well as all their furniture and flooring.  When it was all over there was not one corner that was not covered in at least a foot of water. Her house has been deemed more than 50% destroyed. 

The worst part of this entire story is that insurance will cover NOTHING.  You heard me correctly - NOTHING.  The Liotti's do not live in a flood zone so they were not required to have flood insurance. So when an Act of God happens, insurance companies turn their back.

There is no explanation needed to those that know Kim and the type of person she is. For those that don't, she is always there for anyone that needs it.  She is kind, humble, gracious, loyal, a hard worker, a daughter, a mother, a sister, sister in law, aunt, god mother, niece, cousin and amazing friend. For those that don't know she is also one hell of a fighter who recently beat Breast Cancer's ass.  The thing is, she did it with a smile and very little complaints. She never missed a day of work. She was brave. Even though she had the constant emotional support of friends and family she beat that beast on her own. This one, we need to beat with her! 

I truly believe that when you do good for people good WILL come back to you.  It is now our turn to stand up and help this family. No donation is too small. Please help in anway you can. 

We are also looking for people that will be willing to donate time in the form of skill such such as ripping up floors, sheet rock removal and installation, kitchen cabinet restoring, painting, electric - anything. 

In addition if anyone has any connections with Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy's, Kohls, etc that would donate home goods to get their lives back together please let us know.

If you or anyone you know is willing to help out please reach out to us at:

[email redacted]

Thank you so much for your consideration!

Lauren Verdi, Kathy Pocius & Diana Kribs

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    • 50 $ 
    • 37 mos
  • Juliann Meletta 
    • 100 $ 
    • 37 mos
  • Megan Horst 
    • 10 $ 
    • 37 mos
  • Megan Horst 
    • 10 $ 
    • 37 mos
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    • 20 $ 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Lauren Gosman Verdi 
Little Falls, NJ
Kim Liotti 
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