Rebuilding the lives of Chuck & Mary Smalley

38764640_1556195095455059_r.jpegIn 1950 a World War 2 veteran and his father built a home for himself and his new bride. They would soon bring home and raise 6 children. He worked hard while she stayed with her children and made the house a home.  They lived a life built on God, faith and love. They would take in missionaries, people that needed rest that worked at the railroad down the street, the home became like a refuge, a safe place where anyone could come get a home cooked meal, a hug, and a heartfelt prayer.

As time went on their children grew,  found love,  got married and left the nest. Chuck and Mary would become blessed with 13 grandchildren and 15  Great-grandchildren. They opened their home for every holiday as their family continued to grow.  
Decade upon decade of such beautiful memories were made in their home.

The World War 2 veteran Chuck is now 95 and his beautiful bride Mary is 91. They have been married for 70 years and counting. They have dedicated their lives to God, family, and showing unconditional love to anyone who they crossed paths with in life. They have truly exemplified what it means to be selfless in everyday of their lives.

On Wednesday April 24,2019 a fire took the home of this sweet couple. All of their decades of hard work were taken from them in a matter of hours. Leaving them heartbroken, homeless and with the daunting task of starting over. The couple that has done so much for so many is now in the position of needing help themselves. Please surround this couple with your love, prayers, and anything you feel compelled to give to help them rebuild their lives.

Thank you

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  • Mary Jane Licht 
    • $100 
    • 9 mos
  • Natalie Pascador 
    • $100 
    • 9 mos
  • Adele Henry 
    • $50 
    • 9 mos
  • Robert Seybold 
    • $25 
    • 9 mos
  • Kathy Wayda 
    • $25 
    • 9 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jen Jones 
Trenton, MI
Charles Smalley 
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