As a result of the mold, the majority of their personal belongings are a loss. Any items they are able to keep will need extensive cleaning and the home itself will also require extensive remediation, repairs and cleaning to ensure it is safe for the family to return home. At this point, they know they will lose all beds, bedding, couches, linens, the majority of their clothing and kids toys along with all carpeting. Unfortunately, this is not covered by the Otto’s homeowners insurance.
The immediate costs are quickly adding up as they had to replace all the basics for their family of 5. The estimated costs to return their home to its original state is also adding up quickly and will continue to rise with the mold remediation estimate starting at $47,000. It will also be over $7,000 alone just to get their clothing cleaned. These are just starting figures and as costs are incurred the specific amounts will be updated to share with our GoFundMe Supporters.
At this time financial donations would be a grateful aid to the family as they incur the expenses of repairing their home and replacing personal belongings. If you prefer not to donate through GoFund Me, gift cards to Target, Wal-Mart, or Hy-Vee would also be a huge help to the family. The Otto’s want thank all their family and friends who have already helped them in this process and for all of your continued prayers.
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