Hurricane Harvey/Bruton Family

As you all know Texas was hit by Hurricane Harvey. This was the largest hurricane to hit the area in decades. My name is Suzlynn Bruton and my daughters name is Alexis Bruton we live right next door to the Barker reservoir which they are continually letting water out of it hourly. We are unsure the extent of all the damage it has done to our place. We had to be rescued out of our apartment building while the water continually kept rising towards our apartment which is on the 3rd floor. We left with only what we could fit into a back pack. We left behind all of our belongings and car unsure of what we will be returning back to once the rain stops and the flood leaves Houston. Our story is we just moved to Houston June 15, 2017 from Atlanta, GA . We sold everything and gave away the rest to move to Houston. After coming back from a face to face interview in Dallas with American Airlines. I received a rejection letter. Which lead us on the path in a different direction. Right then I told my daughter that she had followed me throughout my journey and supported me through every place in my life and I wanted to get her off to her journey, her dream of being a Nurse. I told her let's sale everything and move to Houston a place where she wanted to move to and go to school at. Without question she said let's do it and we did. Leaving Atlanta after living there for 20 years was very hard for us everything I knew, everything we had we let go to take a great leap of Faith believing God had our back. Most didn't know but we had very little money but a whole lot of Faith. I have struggled here to find a job even before Hurricane Harvey but my faith kept me moving forward believing something greater was ahead. We don't know the outcome or the WHY of Hurricane Harvey but we are here in Houston facing it head on with our Faith in God. Any help will help us. We are currently with a family that took us from the shelter at Morton Ranch High School. We are walking this out one day at a time. It has been very challenging, emotional and a great trying of our faith. These funds/All donations will help Alexis & Suzlynn Bruton get back up on their feet and in the right direction. Our apartment complex at this time is not livable so we do not have a home to go back to. I am originally from Huntington, West Virginia. We will be using these funds/donations to get all the things we need like another place to live which we may have to relocate to another apartment , clothes, possibly another car, food, hotel stays, toiletries, furniture, school supplies, laptop for my daughter for college, any and all fees for school books, additional fees for school For my daughters journey as a nurse & bills because we are not able to currently work at this time due to the flooding throughout Houston and our apartment complex is still flooded so we have no car at this time, etc...We were only able to take a back pack full of things before we got rescued so we have very little items with us. Thank you for any and all donations for they will help in the rebuilding of our life.

Donations

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  • Wilhelmena Friday  
    • 150 $ 
    • 41 mos
  • Lashonda Banks 
    • 150 $ 
    • 41 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 22 $ 
    • 41 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 100 $ 
    • 41 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 20 $ 
    • 41 mos
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Organizer

Suzlynn Bruton 
Organizer
Houston, TX
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