Support for David after Tornado Hit His Home

On the evening of June 6, a tornado hit my father's home.  He was in his living room sitting in his wheel chair when he received an alert about a possible tornado and the lights started flickering.  He went into his hallway, when he heard a large crash and saw insulation fly around.  When he turned around, he saw the roof of his living room was gone, and debris scattered around. Thankfully, he was unharmed. 

We have received lots of questions and offers from people of how they can help.  We are still assessing what he may need, but most of the furniture and belongings in his home were ruined.  His bedroom roof was damaged and rain ruined almost everything inside.   His car got pushed a couple apartments over and is totaled.

Any contributions would be used to help get him back on his feet with any immediate needs.  Anything else would be used to help with a down payment on a new place to live, as well as furniture and any items to start over in a new place.

The following article takes you to a news story of the damage from the tornado.  It includes an overhead shot of damage to his and his neighbors house.  It also includes a video my brother-in-law took when he first arrived at the scene.  He and my sister live only a few minutes away and received a medical alert from my dad's alarm. (It was charging in the living room and the tornado "turned it on.") The roads were blocked so he had to park down the street and walk there.

News story of tornado showing damage to home 

Anything you are willing to give, including keeping him in your thoughts and prayers, is really appreciated.

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Donations

  • Will McAndrew 
    • $20 
    • 18 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 20 d
  • Stephen Dawson 
    • $20 
    • 20 d
  • Jeff Small 
    • $500 
    • 22 d
  • John Whigham 
    • $200 
    • 22 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jeremy RiCharde 
Organizer
Orlando, FL
David RiCharde 
Beneficiary
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