Katia - Maxime - Kendall - Michael

It's a road no one ever wants to go down.  But it happen, to dear friends of ours, Kendall, Michael, Maxime and Katia lost their home in the recent California fires (that to date, continue to rage on).  We all want to help.  Although, a GoFundMe sight feels a bit funny to Kendall, they have no where to accept or store gifts.  Managing gift cards (with the exception of Whole Foods and Pharmaca because they are nearby) might be overwhelming and get lost in the shuffle.  This GoFundMe sight is the best way to help Kendall, Michael, Maxime and Katia rebuild all that was lost.  Before you push the donate button, peak around your office, kitchen, bedroom . . . where ever you are and be grateful and giving.  Let's join together and help Kendall, Michael, Maxime and Katia rebuild their lives.  

A quick recap of the story.  And before I begin, Michael saved their lives.  Michael got up around 10PM to use the 'boys room.'  The light outside looked weird, Michael looked into it and the hillside was on fire.  Kendall was already awake because they both were about to get up for harvest.  Michael told Kendall, we have to go.  Kendall got the girls and the dog and took them to a friends.  She went back to the house, with flames all around to grab what she could.  On her way out, the fire department was on their way in.  The vineyards are OK, because they are continually watered.  The sheep and one rooster avoided the fire.  Everything else is gone, the photos, the art projects, dishes, mattresses, bedding, cookbooks, bikes, toys EVERYTHING is gone.  

Thank you for taking a moment in your day.  

Warmly,

Kysa (an old friend of Kendall's)
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Organizer and beneficiary

Kysa Kelleher 
Organizer
Portland, OR
Kendall Smith 
Beneficiary
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