Tiemessen Family Home Fire Relief & Support Fund

Joyce Reicks, mom and grandma, is organizing this fundraiser on behalf of the BJ and Andrea Tiemessen family.

BJ, his lovely wife Andrea and their three young children have suffered a total loss of their home in a fire on November 16, 2020.

With excitement and anticipation, BJ and Andrea married and bought this home 3 1/2 short years ago, with a vision of filling it with family and love. And it was.
They are a hard working team, and it was filled with lovely, thoughtful wedding gifts, a 10 year old daughter, then two sons, now 1 and 2 and baby gifts, and mementos, as each event  and son came along. Andrea had it decorated in Farmhouse Chic, filled with family pictures and love.
Now it is all gone. They are blessed that she and the toddlers, who were home at the time, got out safely. That is the most important and for that, we thank God.
They are in a temporary shelter, until they can get a more suitable, long term, temporary home, while they work to rebuild.

Not only did this young family lose the safety and security they had in their home, they lost the beautiful wedding gifts that were meant to last a lifetime. They lost the baby gifts, mementos, keepsakes, toys, baby's security blankets. They lost all their personal belongings, clothing, furniture, appliances, pictures, electronics, cameras, cell phone, yes, everything in their home.

In addition,  that was not all, they lost part of their livelihood. They have an E Bay business and all their inventory was destroyed, as well as the potential income they relied on from the business.

Please help this young family get back on their feet, find safety and security again, rebuild their business, their home and  their future. 
Your support will be genuinely appreciated. 
Thank you.


  • Debra Garwood-Schacherer 
    • $100 
    • 6 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 1 d
  • Seth Reicks 
    • $100 
    • 4 d
  • Sandra Madrid 
    • $100 
    • 10 d
  • Marsha Britt 
    • $100 
    • 15 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Joyce Reicks 
Ionia, IA
Benjamin Tiemessen 
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