The Brown-Yanez Family Fire Fund

On Monday evening (1/22), a fire sparked and began to flame through the home of the Brown-Yanez family. Thankfully Dianna, Gary, Lila, Ella, June, and Ramon were all able to get outside safely as several trucks from the Framingham Fire Department worked to put out the growing flames.  Due to some quick thinking by Dianna, and her skill with a fire extinguisher, the fire damage was mostly contained to June and Ramon’s side of the house. The flames tore through the family laundry room melting the dryer and washer, and licking through the side of the house  with fervor. Not only is there extensive damage caused by the flames, but the damage from the smoke and water of the fire hoses have destroyed much of June and Ramon’s possessions. This includes their clothes and shoes, and their personal effects.

 In addition, the smoke damage spread through Gary and Dianna’s home and has permeated throughout the house. Thankfully, their side of the home has been deemed safe for occupancy; however, the smell and smoke damage has affected all of their belongings, including clothes for the girls.

The Brown-Yanez family are selfless people. They are always there for  anyone who needs a helping hand, albeit some home repairs, helping to watch the kids, or most of all being dependable, solid friends to innumerable people.

In hope to help them get back on their feet and moving forward, please consider contributing to this worthy, generous, and kind family during this difficult time. Funds will go to help June and Ramon replace all that has been lost, rebuild their home, and help provide added support. Additionally, funds will help Gary and Dianna get through this process of rebuilding while providing Lila and Ella additional support with clothing and meals as they all strive to get back on track.

Those of you who know them, understand that there are few people who do more than others than this family.  Now is the time for us all to be there for them.


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  • Gregg Beckett 
    • 50 $ 
    • 38 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 50 $ 
    • 38 mos
  • Linda DeHaan 
    • 50 $ 
    • 39 mos
  • Ryan Rastani Maria Gonçalves 
    • 200 $ 
    • 39 mos
  • Philip Ottaviani 
    • 200 $ 
    • 39 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Katie L. Lupo 
Framingham, MA
Dianna Brown 
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