Tyler & Matt lost everything in a fire.


51901270_1602729634567902_r.jpegTyler and his cousin Matt were victims of an apartment building fire at Viking Apartments in Brockport, NY that happened on October 14th, 2020. They woke up from the light of the fire burning outside their window and put the safety of others before themselves, furiously working to wake their neighbors up due to a malfunctioning alarm system in the building. Tyler and Matt worked hard to evacuate the burning building. Tyler went back in to try and rescue more people when a door shut behind him from the fluctuating pressures inside the structure. He was unconscious from smoke inhalation and Matt courageously had to break down the door and drag him out of the building. Tyler is now at Strong in the ICU, in a medically-induced coma with 2nd and 3rd degree burns on over half his body. He and Matt literally lost everything...their apartment was totally demolished by the fire and nothing was salvageable. They will both have to completely start over. They need clothes, coats, phones, etc. Tyler will also need help covering medical expenses. We realize it's a difficult time to ask for support, especially monetary support, but Tyler and Matt could really use some neighborly love.

P.S. For those wondering, Tyler wears an XL for shirts and 34x34 for pants. Matt wears a large shirt and 32x32 pants. Clothing donations can be dropped off at The Firing Pin in Bergen any day during normal business hours.


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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
  • jeff lamy 
    • $50 
    • 2 d
  • Matt Shapiro  
    • $50 
    • 2 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 2 d
  • Treese Garofalo 
    • $75 
    • 3 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Josh Hawkins 
Bergen, NY
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