Sheri & Charlie Paws' Fire Fund

On September 4, 2018, the cute little bungalow that Sheri McColman rents from Jim Gilbert caught fire, resulting in the death of her 4 cats: Boomerang, Buey, Bunny, and Butterfly. The kitchen & its contents were a total loss. Severe smoke damage affected all the rest of the rooms & their contents. More than 1/2 of Sheri's stuff had to be gotten rid due to fire damage &/or the inability to get the smoke smell out of the items.

Here is a link to the article that was in the local newspaper*:
*Sheri's 4th cat, Butterfly, Bunny's twin, died 2 days after the fire. Dr. Quinn and her staff from Burtchville Veterinary Clinic did everything they could to save her, but she inhaled too much smoke and wasn't able to recover from it.

In order for Sheri & Charlie Paws, her only surviving furbaby, to be able to return to their home, there are many things that have to be done to the structure, including but not limited to, rebuilding the kitchen from the walls out, professional cleaning of all walls, ceilings, ducts as well as replacement of doors, windows, floor coverings, draperies, appliances and furniture. Sheri had a small renter's policy, but sadly Jim didn't have a homeowner policy, which would normally pay for the structural repairs. We are asking that you see it in your heart to help out Jim & Sheri, 40+ year friends, with the expenses of the above mentioned repairs, so that Sheri & Charlie Paws can return to their beloved home. Thank you so very much. We are certain that Sheri, Jim & Charlie will appreciate every gesture.
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Sheri McColman 
Fort Gratiot Township, MI
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