Help Mary post house fire

MY mom's home rental burned down. There was an electrical fire and my brother woke up and was able to get them out!

I'm sorry for reaching out through FB but I'm in need of some help, financially. This is not spam this is really me maria - I woke up yesterday morning from a call, it was my mom (Mary) telling me her house she rented burned down. She and my brother Gene made it out alive but Gene ran back in to try to save his cat and dog but only was able to get his dog out his crate & in the process suffered 2nd degree burns and smoke inhalation. He's currently in ICU at Middlesboro, KY hospital - they didn't have rentals insurance, hell they didn't have heat and the fire was started by space heater they used in the living room where they slept. It was plugged into an extension cord and it was too much for the wiring. They are down and out right now and I'm trying to collect donations to help get them what they need right now and to help get them relocated up here to live with me until - well I don't know really but I do know I'm going to do whatever I can to help them. I'm not expecting anything but appreciate any thing, whether it's a small dollar amount, a twin size bed or even a prayer and words of support & encouragement. I'm grateful for everything - that they made it out alive, that I did get a call from my mom and that I know we will do what we need to in order to take care of each other. Paul and I live in the same apartment building so we're going to take care of them - it's been a difficult 2017 but we are survivors and know this too shall pass. Thank you, love maria


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