Heartbreakingly the day that they fled their home was also their daughter's 13th birthday.
They need to replace everything and help their children heal. For now, they need help to get through this first urgent phase.
Very grateful for any help you can provide - monetary to help them survive this immediate crisis for immediate needs like clothing, lodging, and food, and in the longer term to recover and rebuild, including replacing furniture and household items.
Video of their neighborhood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBVxk5-dEUU
I'm also collecting personal items for them, please see needs below and message me if you'd like to donate (I can pick up from you):
Emma (13): She all about hair and makeup, clothes & dance. She competes in group tap dancing so gift cards for Marindancewearr in Novato could help her get new dance shoes & clothes. She's sad about pictures being gone. We got her a new Polaroid camera so she was able to start making new ones. She managed to grab most her makeup but makeup case, Hairdryer, Straight iron did not make it. She has one pair of Nike running shoes.
Shoe: women's size 8 shoe.
Needs Flip flops and converse/vans and has narrow feet.
Shirt size: women's x-small to small or girls 13-14
Pants: girls 13-14.
Pastel colors and black
Black leggings (straight leg)
Hollister jean size 1 (25 waist)
"Pink" for undies and sports bras and cozy clothes.
Matthew (15): Lost the most. He loves computers (wants to be computer engineer), playing games, Nintendo and military history. He lost his laptop. He's sentimental - losing all his memories hurt him bad. He grabbed a small army tank model he made that was about it. He had a dog stuffed animal he called puppy that was given by my parents. He broke down when he realized it was gone. He likes super plain clothes - not into major branding. He has 2 pairs of shoes and not much else.
Pants/Shorts: 30w/34. He has one pair each.
Shirts: Men's MED. He likes T shirts and pull over hoodies.
Shoes: Men's 10.5
Needs: Comfy clothes/pjs. He has none.
Shoes: 12-13 depends. He has one pair of casual shoes. Forgot running and cross shoes.
I lost all my work clothes, shoes etc needed when I travel, all my luggage All my laundry was in our laundry room and didn't have time to collect it. I have running shoes/flip flops and a pair of nice flats. That's it.
I have no skin care products/hair products.
Other things they are missing:
Aveda products for hair and skin.
Books for school reading. Gift cards are best.
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- Leslie Barstow
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