Hurricane Irma rescue for my family

My name is Melissa and I live in Kansas City. My little sister Brenda, her husband Dave and three small boys moved from their hometown of Latrobe, PA to Umatilla, Florida (just outside Orlando) this year. They saved every penny to make the move and took their boys out of school to peruse a great job their dad had been offered. As you know, hurricane Irma hit last week and now they are out of power, water, food & sleep (its 95* with 95% humidity) They have no way to even flush the toilet. All their food has gone bad and they only have a few bottles of water. Their one and only car, the van, is in need of repair and they are trapped in their rental home. The authorities have given them no date as to when the power may be up and running. Dave is unable to get to work everyday and losing this money puts a big dent into their fund to fix the van. They have NO HELP of any kind as the Red Cross is not in the area. The desperately want to get their van fixed, their things packed onto a cube and go back home. Their landlord will let them break the lease a bit early, but they still need to pay a couple months rent. If any of my friends can please help my family I beg of you. I'm in tears after getting off the phone with her and hearing the pain in her voice. Thank you so much. The money will go towards fixing their van, food, water, batteries, a moving truck to get them back home to PA, other moving expenses and to supplement Dave's lost wages by taking care of their current bills.  Brenda will be able to directly withdraw the funds donated to this campaign.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Melissa Slater 
Organizer
Kansas City, MO
Brenda Davis 
Beneficiary
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