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Help the Hyneks

$71,370 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 344 people in 1 month
Created November 12, 2018
Team Rancho Lobo
on behalf of Joel Hynek


On November 9th, the Hynek home burned to the ground in the Woolsey Fire.


Eight people, three dogs, two cats, and a parrot are now homeless.

34456502_1542079350906126_r.jpeg(The fire as it came up the hill towards the house)

Extraordinarily generous, the Hyneks welcomed hundreds of guests to their home over the last fifteen years.

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In the blink of an eye it's all gone.

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Now they need our generosity.

34456502_1542080844720754_r.jpeg(Elliot and Ella just turned two, and the only home they've ever known just went up in flames.)

Yes, the house was insured, but it's not going to come anywhere near to covering everything they lost. Nor will the money come in time to help them rent a place to live.

Won't you join us today in showing the Hynek clan that their house may be gone, but not the spirit of love and friendship that they created over the years?

Let's help them get back on their feet with a fresh start, and a ray of sunshine for the holidays.

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Please give what you can.

Thank you so much,
Team Rancho Lobo
(Paul, Elizabeth, Bridget, Lonia, and Jim)

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It's been a month since the house burned down and it's been a bit of a blur. But all of you have been fixed points of light, gently guiding us back to normalcy. Thanks to your contributions we have a rental house (and even some furniture in that house) while we continue to sort through the insurance company and FEMA process.

The rains have finally come and new life is busting out all over the fire ravaged hillsides. And it reminds us that our new lives are starting, too.

May you all be blessed with light, love, and happiness this holiday season and in the new year to come.

A million thank yous,

The Hynek Clan
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We are amazed, and know not what to say. The outpouring of support for us from all corners of our lives is truly staggering. You have all brought warmth to our hearts and tears to our eyes.

We want to thank every single one of you who has donated to this campaign. And a huge thank you to all who are sharing this campaign. As we all struggle to comprehend what we've lost, it is such a gift to be reminded of what we still have -- an unparalleled community of friends and loved ones bringing the light in a dark time.

With our deepest gratitude,

Joel, Robin, Lauren, Lindsay, Jesse, Justin, Elliot and Ella
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$71,370 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 344 people in 1 month
Created November 12, 2018
Team Rancho Lobo
on behalf of Joel Hynek
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