Pinocchio Family : California Camp Fire Survivors

Nino and Valerie have 4 daughters.  The devastation of them losing their home to the CA Camp Fire has been insurmountable.  Like many others, not only did they loose their home, but they didn't have home insurance... so they literally have nothing left.  To say life is stressful would be understating it.  Currently, they have a place to stay thanks to the generosity of others. This last week, their daughter who has asthma needed new nebulizers and medicine because it was all gone.  It was a scary week for the family, as they struggle to pay for the bills.  Nino is having to take money out of his retirement to pay for car bills/etc...   Even if they could just get $2,000, with this fundraising money, it would help them immensely.  Please please please consider donating to this family. And if you can't donate, please share! The circle of help surrounding these families is full of similar faces and devastation... and sharing these stories is the only way to reach outside of their immediate circle to a greater force of strength and help. Whether it's $5, $20, $100.... together we can help make a difference. If you are saying to yourself, "I already gave money to the Red Cross... and I don't know these people." Please take a moment to get to know them and their story. You won't regret it. We will update their fundraiser page to reflect the current needs as we go along.  Here's another video that shows their home now... and their first reactions to seeing their burned-down home for the first time:

**To see the initial results of our first fundraising efforts and how this all started, and our surprise Santa money giving, click here:

**Itsy Photography is dedicated to helping this cause.  We are currently helping 11 families affected by the fires in a concentrated effort to make a difference. Once we reach our fundraising goals, I have a mile-long list of more families who also need help.  If you'd like to see their stories as well, and/or donate to another family in need, click here:

**If you or your business would like to sponsor a family, or if you are interested in creating your own fundraiser to help support this family or others like them, please contact Ela, of Itsy Photography:



  • Anonymous
    • $100 
    • 5 yrs

Organiser and beneficiary

AngEla Hannan Wunderli
Chico, CA
Valerie Pinocchio

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