House Fire Relief for the Regnier Family

Saturday, October 10, 2020 started off beautifully!  Perfect weather for celebrating the biggest annual fundraiser for the animal shelter that Jody works at.  The whole family attended and enjoyed the sunshine, puppy kisses and conversation with other animal lovers.  Mid afternoon, the family returned home with a feeling of peace and accomplishment because they were able to support a cause that was so dear to their hearts.  Later that evening, that sense of peace quickly turned to fear when their home started on fire due to a faulty outlet.  The fire spread quickly and by the time the fire department arrived, there was not one part of the home that had been spared by the fire.  Everything was either burned or heavily damaged by the smoke.  Not only did they lose their home and everything in it, but also two family cats, two foster kittens and a foster puppy also perished in the fire.  These devastating losses came just days after Jody learned of her grandmother's passing the Wednesday prior.  Adding insult to injury, the family was unable to attend the funeral because they were sifting through the ashes, searching for anything spared from the devastation.   The Regnier family is having to start over from ground zero.   They are in the process of remodeling another house, but it is not ready.  The money raised will help cover expenses to finish the remodel as well as clothing, appliances, furniture, etc that the family will need to refurnish their home and begin again.  If you are unable to donate to our fundraiser, item donations can be dropped off at the Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska.  Clothing sizes are women's 9 LONG jean (which I believe is a 30), women's medium shirt, women's 9 1/2 shoe, men's 30x32 jean, men's large shirt, mens 10 shoe, boys 6/7 jean, boys 9/10 jean, boys small shirt, boys medium shirt, boys 11 shoe and regular size 5 shoe (male).   This family has so much love to give and gives it willingly, without asking for anything in return.  Now it's our turn to give back!  Please help me get this wonderful family back on their feet!

Donations

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  • Tammi Gerken 
    • $25 
    • 1 d
  • Valerie McGee 
    • $25 
    • 5 d
  • Nancy Sonnenfelt 
    • $20 
    • 6 d
  • Brian Nelson 
    • $100 
    • 9 d
  • Margaret Renner 
    • $50 
    • 9 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Lisa Sue Doescher 
Organizer
Creston, NE
Nicholas Regnier 
Beneficiary
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