Lewis Family Housefire Recovery

At 10 minutes before midnight on the evening of Thursday, December 12, a father placed what is likely to be the most harrowing phone call of his life.  Mike Lewis called 911 to report that his house was on fire.  While on the phone with emergency personnel, Mike, a former firefighter and law enforcement officer, braved the choking, black smoke and successfully rescued his three small children from the blaze.  Neither his three dogs nor his cat were able to be saved.  Although bruised and shaken, Mike and his family are now safe... but it doesn't end there.

The Lewis Family have lost everything but the clothes on their backs and the vehicle they took away from the scene.  Their clothes, pictures, mementos, toys, furniture, everything - gone.  They need your help to rebuild their lives.

The funds raised will go directly to Mike and his family to help offset the costs of food, shelter, clothing, transportation and incidentals while they get back on their feet, and will also provide much-needed assistance to rebuild their home (hopefully sooner rather than later).

Please help me help my friends get back on their feet.

  • Laura Essex 
    • $50 
    • 85 mos
  • Gary H 
    • $20 
    • 85 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 85 mos
  • george & sue starcevich 
    • $50 
    • 85 mos
  • Tricia Holford 
    • $10 
    • 85 mos
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Josh Ketcherside 
Metamora, IL
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