Starting over at 70 after Harvey

My name is Beth Bolitho (nee' Burrough) and I was born in this house in Bellaire, Texas, 43 years ago.  My parents Jim and Pat Burrough bought it shortly after they got married 45 years ago.  It has continued to be my "family home" even after moving to London 20 years ago.  For my children, it was Nonna and Grandpa's house where Halloween happened on an epic scale, where the sun shined all the time and where they could eat donuts every day. 

On Sunday morning this was all washed away when my parent's house was flooded with 30in of water and they lost everything. They are retired and now have to start over. The house is a write off.

So many family and friends aren't close enough to help out physically so please use this page to donate to give them a helping hand.   The money will be used to help my parents start rebuilding their lives, buying basic stuff like clothes,  furniture etc.  

P.S. I am sure my parents will be horrified I have done this as it is not like them to ask for help but I know that most of you really want to do something and I think this is the easiest way to do it!

P.P.S. Funds will be channeled through my account (Beth Bolitho, their daughter) for the moment to ensure this doesn't jeopardise any government support they might be entitled to.
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    • $150 
    • 60 mos
  • Direct Impact Fund 
    • $328 
    • 60 mos
  • PJ McCaughn 
    • $50 
    • 60 mos
  • Laura Courtney 
    • $25 
    • 60 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 60 mos
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Beth Bolitho 
Organizer
Bellaire, TX