The fire claimed every single one of their possessions, including clothes, furniture, electronic devices (currently they are cell phone and computer less - cut off from the digital world making the entire process harder) and need just about anything you can think of.
The fire not only affects my uncle and aunt but also their son (my cousin) and his young daughter who is 2 years old. Obviously everything will need to be replaced - but a place to stay, furniture clothes and other essential items (food, personal hyigene products, medications etc) are the most paramount of needs currently.
This fund will be used to help them start again and provide the above and hopefully beyond, as they search for a new place to live and get back on their feet.
Money is currently tight as all credit cards and ids and other forms of payment were lost in the fire and will take time to replace.
If money is not something you can or feel comfortable giving there are other ways to help via donating old reuseable items or even a meal. Since we're still formulating a plan of attack to help them all non monetary inquiries should be sent to the contact on this post and will be routed through my aunt who lives near by and can coordinate on the ground response.
Thank you for your help in this difficult time.
Here's a link to the fire on the news:
DonationsSee top donations
- Scott and Jan Brinkmeyer
- Otto Klein
- Kim Beavin
- Mark Myrick
#1 fundraising platform
More people start fundraisers on GoFundMe than on any other platform. Learn more
Expert advice, 24/7
Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more