Mark Chesney Thomas Fire Assistance

Take a moment to help our brother, son, uncle, great uncle and friend, Mark Chesney, who Tuesday lost his home and belongings to the Thomas Fire in Ventura County, California.

As you may have seen on the news, the wildfire started the evening of December 4th and spread very quickly. It turned toward the Hawaiin Village Apartments, where Mark lived. At 4 AM, with the clothes on his back and little else, Mark was forced to evacuate and then watch his home go up in flames.

Physically Mark is fine and in good spirits, all things considered. But he now starts the difficult journey of rebuilding his life and needs your support.

Mark is not one to ask for this kind of help himself, so we are doing it for him.

Any donation (no matter how small) would relieve some of the financial stress this terrible situation has created. If you could share this page, that would appreciated, too.

From the entire Chesney family, thank you in advance for your generosity. Even if you are not able to give, please keep everyone affected by all the fires in California in your thoughts and prayers.

Campaign Info

Due to the nature of the situation in California, GoFundMe is requesting specific information for all campaigns related to the crisis.
Who: Sue, Rich, Gregg, Taylor, Michael and Danielle
Where are we: Philadelphia and New York City
Relation to beneficiary: Brother, Sister-in-law Nephews/Neices-in-law
How Funds Will Be Spent: Mark will need to replace all his belongings - clothes, furniture, etc.
Withdrawl Plan: Next week we will withdraw the funds and provide them directly to Mark
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    • $20 
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    • $100 
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Mike Chesney 
Ventura, CA
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