Veteran and family lose everything

25366702_1510702223.17_funddescription.jOn November 14th, 2017 around 6:30 am, my family and I were overcome by a fire that started in the basement and spread throughout our home.

We have lost a good portion of furniture, clothing, food and cherished belongings. Although we all escaped with minor smoke inhalation, our lives have been flipped upside down. As we ran out, we grabbed only what we could which wasn't much but enough to survive for a few days.

The Red Cross has put us up in a hotel until Friday, but this is only a band-aid.

We have no food, barely any clothes or money to get buy right now.

Literally every cent of each donation will go to rebuilding our lives and our home. I have to pay the deductible on my renters insurance, but until that clears, I have to pay for the removal of soot off the walls and I have to pay for minor damages done to the neighbors.

My children need clothes, blankets, food, child silverware and cups and toys. Amanda and I need some help with clothes but our biggest concern is our children.

Please donate whatever you can. We really need help and we're in no way shape or form finacially able to do this on our own. Please share in as many groups or with as many friends as possible.

We love you all and we thank you for anything you can do to assist us.
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Anthony Verdi 
Columbus, OH
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