Helping to replace my stolen tools

Hi good friends,

On Sunday my truck was broken into and $2K+ worth of my construction tools were stolen.  While my fine woodworking tools are safe (thank God), these tools are my bread and butter. It’s hard to express how terrible it feels to lose your tools for your livelihood, but I think those of you who are carpenters and woodworkers (and I guess anyone who relies on tools for a living) know what I’m talking about. If you are able to donate something to help me recover the cost of replacing them I would be very grateful. I’d be equally grateful if you have any extras of any of the tools listed below to donate.

Some of what I lost is irreplaceable (some I've had for 30 years); I’m only listing the tools that I use basically every day.   Many thanks to all who have expressed support. I can’t tell you how much it means to me.

Cordless Sawzall + charger
Double bevel 10” sliding chopsaw and stand
Jigsaw +charger
Fein Multi-tool with blades
Orbital Sanders (2)
Plunge router (1 ¾ hp) + laminate trimmer
18v cordless drill and impact driver
6’ x 8’ straight edge
4’ x 6’ level
quick clamps – 12”, 24” 36” (4 each)
Socket wrench + set
Hinge jig
chalk line
cabinet laser and measuring laser
cabinet jack
4’ ladder
Drill bits (about 50)
Screw drivers, needle nose pliers
ratchet screwdrivers
router bits
gripper push block
demo bar/pry bar
forstner bits set and combination squares 6” and 12”

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Dixie Briggs 
Oakland, CA