Help Shannan and Kyle after their fire

On Christmas Day, Shannan and Kyle's home caught fire and was completely destroyed. 

We are enormously grateful to the Boston Fire Department for working hard to put the fire out before it spread to neighboring homes. And that Shannan and Kyle were not at home when it happened. 

Stanley, their cat, didn't survive the fire. He will be missed by the whole family and the bunnies of West Roxbury, who he loved to chase. 

Shannan and Kyle lost so many irreplaceable things in the fire and are facing a massive effort to put their home back together. We can help get them started on their recovery efforts.  

If you're not sure how much to donate, a good rule of thumb is $5 for every time you've given Kyle a ride, $10 for every time you've made him repay the favor since he got his driver's license, and $20 for every time Kyle has invited himself to dinner at your house. Donations of any size would be enormously helpful and greatly appreciated. 

Thank you so much for your generosity!


  • Silvana Myette 
    • $100 
    • 17 mos
  • Marina McCoy 
    • $40 
    • 18 mos
  • Cheryl Hogan 
    • $100 
    • 18 mos
  • Enzo and Sandra Sestito 
    • $100 
    • 18 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 18 mos
See all

Fundraising team: Team Shan Shan (5)

Karen Bratt 
Raised $975 from 10 donations
West Roxbury, MA
Shannan McNamara 
Eddie Baker 
Team member
Raised $9,710 from 122 donations
Sara Walsh Mulligan 
Team member
Raised $8,050 from 8 donations
Meghan DeLacey 
Team member
Raised $325 from 5 donations
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