Hello, my name is Ariel Terbrueggen. I live on a sailboat in Big Pine Key, FL with my fiance, Brian Fernandez and our dog, Porkchop. The eye of Hurricane Irma passed directly over our anchorage. We were able to get our boat out and to a safer area. Some of our friends and neighbors were not so lucky. It is for them that I am starting this Go Fund Me. I want to help my keys family anyway I possibly can.
We plan on sailing our boat back ASAP, hopefully filled to the brim with supplies! We also have at our disposal two pickup trucks and a 13ft flatbed truck that we will load up with relief support. Any help you can give would mean the world to us and our fellow Keys residents.
We will be using the donation funds to buy water, food, toiletries, sleeping bags, pillows, flashlights, batteries, diapers, bugspray, sunscreen, gas for generators, pet food, anything they need!
We will also take physical donations. If you have anything that you would like to donate, please let me know. We will take used and excess items such as clothing, tents, tarps, bedding, water, canned and non-perishable food, bugspray, sunscreen, and gas cans.
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- Chris Terbrueggen
- Bradley Feller
- Jose Cabrera
- Nick Fernandez
- Christian Sanchez
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