Jessica Bower's Hurricane Fund

We are Rebecca and Mark Bower from Brentwood CA 94513. Our daughter Jessica (who grew up in Brentwood), her boyfriend and his 4-year-old son live in Aransas Pass Texas. Hurricane Harvey has devastated their town. They originally were evacuated from their home before the storm hit. They went to her boyfriend John's parents house in Baytown because they were told the storm would be felt there but no damage was expected. Then Harvey hit land. I cannot tell you the feeling of desperation I had when my daughter Jessica called at 2am saying water was rising in the house. They were able to leave and get to a hotel. I am so grateful they are in a safe place.

At this point, they are unable to go into Aransas Pass do to roads still flooded and filled with debris. Their landlord who had stayed in the city has told them, the only thing left was their bedroom. But at this time, they have been unable to confirm what damage the home has actually occurred. Jessica's car was flooded and a tree has fallen on it. They did have a storage unit which also flooded but might be able to salvage some things. They have not been able to get into storage yet.

What we need. Things change by the moment but they have decided to stay in Baytown because the damage is worse in Aransas Pass and Baytown is where John's family lives. They (Jess, John, Kaleb & 2 cats) need to get into a apartment. The apartments are waiting for an "all clear the buildings are safe", before they will consider renting to anyone. Mark and I are trying to secure them an apartment with at least 6 months rent paid. I know that funds are tight for all, so if you want to help but are unable financially, we would be happy to take any other types of donations. They will be needing all sorts of household supplies. Please contact us thru this Go Fund Me account for household donations.

The goal is to secure a place to live for them as soon as possible. Once a place has been found, we will donate directly to the property owner. Any funds left will be used to provide our daughters family with household items needed that have not already been donated. From there any extra funds will be donated to the Red Cross. Then Mark and I will drive any household items to them.

If there are any funds remaining, they will be donated to other victims of the storm.

Thank you in advance for all the love and support.




Donations ()

  • Rebecca Diaz 
    • $200 
    • 30 mos
  • Isabela Diaz 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
  • Stephanie Pile 
    • $75 
    • 30 mos
  • Maya Hartman Rizzo 
    • $50 
    • 30 mos
  • Bob&Trudy Munion 
    • $50 
    • 31 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Rebecca Jean Bower 
Organizer
Brentwood, CA
Jessica Bower 
Beneficiary
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