Local veteran lost home to a fire

On Jan 12, 2015 at 3:00 AM the family dog Hudson was barking insanely. This awoke my son who discovered the house was on fire. He yelled for his wife to grab baby Trey and get out of the house. While Jimmy ran through the smoke filled living room to get his older two girls from their bedroom.  They escaped the smoke and flames in only their pajamas.  The homeowners insurance will pay for most of the loss although it will take 30-90 days.  they were under insured by about $40,000. The red cross has given a bit of cash although this must be paid back (huh).  In the mean time expenses are building up to pay for a hotel.  They need essenstials for a family of five - diapers, wipes, bottles,  toothpaste, shampoo, socks, underpants, shoes, boots, clothing. Since they are in a hotel room with five people it is impossible for them to accept physical donations as there is no where to store or sort.  The home is a total loss and burned completely .  Rebuilding cannot start until at least April/May due to the cold weather.   Thank you for your generousity and prayers. I can be contacted at CARMA642000  at yahoo.com  by email or mail questions snail mail to 1625 Carlton ct New Lenox IL 60451 - thank you and god bless.
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Maureen Carrigan 
Organizer
New Lenox, IL
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