Support for Leisa after house fire

On March 19, Leisa Smith, of the Office of Sponsored Research, lost all of her belongings in an apartment fire. 

The fire started outside her building in some discarded furniture.  A neighbor’s security camera footage shows that two people deliberately lit the items on fire. 

The fire spread from the debris to Leisa's apartment.  She lost all of her possessions in the fire, as well as her shelter. 

Let's help a friend and colleague in need. Please help Leisa and her partner get back on their feet during this difficult time. All funds raised will assist Leisa to resettle in a new home and to help cover the costs of replacing essential belongings.


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  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 35 mos
  • Josh Pavan 
    • $25 
    • 35 mos
  • Christine Mutter 
    • $25 
    • 36 mos
  • John Childs 
    • $25 
    • 36 mos
  • andreas gadmer 
    • $20 
    • 36 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Meaghan Thurston 
Montréal, QC
Leisa Smith 
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