Because Go Fund Me thinks the original story was not enough to release the funds, here are the exact answers of their inquiry:

Who are you?
Cynthia Nicole Zane
(Mother of Leigh & Jeff's Grandchild)

Where are you from?
Earth. More specifically, Sonoma County, California. 

Relationship to Recipient:
See above.

How the funds will be used:
I see that to be of no business to GFM but, to assist in the rebuild a burned down home. More specifically, Leigh and Jeff's home (see the original story.) 

GFM: Release the funds to the account information in the profile. 

Original Story:

Leigh Townsend and Jeff Myers were awoken on Monday morning to banging on their door, and orders to evacuate immediately. Through flames on either side of their road, and a smoke blackout, they've escaped with their lives.

Their home, a gorgeous ranch-style haven and hub on Brighton Dr. in Santa Rosa, was a sanctuary to a very long list of those family and friends whom they love and care so much for.

Leigh has been battling late-stage cancer for over four years. She's been a pillar to her two sons, and five grand children, alongside a mentor to others ailing (cancer and otherwise) through her extensive research and practice in modern and homeopathic solutions.

Jeff, former EMS Fire Chief for San Francisco had dedicated decades to saving lives and keeping others out of harms way. Even looking for ways in which to get connected w local fire divisions as a way to continue his work. An avid fisherman, his retirement joy was to take others out on his boat for fishing adventure.

Their home, their cat Frank, three chickens, and fish are gone. Medications, records, computers, mementos, vehicles, boat, motorcycle, heirlooms, jewelry are gone.

A complete restart for these two amazingly dedicated and fiercely generous individuals is going to take time, and funding.

Please, any donation size will help.
Thank you for your thoughts, love, and support.

-Townsend/Myers Family

  • Lorelei Farmer 
    • $100 
    • 47 mos
  • Jan Myers  
    • $100 
    • 47 mos
  • Karen Baach 
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • Sherri Webb 
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • Carmen Morgado 
    • $100 
    • 47 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Cindy Zane 
Santa Rosa, CA
Leigh Townsend 
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