Help "Than" Rebuild his Livelihood

$7,855 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 64 people in 18 months
Debra Roberts
on behalf of Nathaniel Avila
 LOS OSOS, CA
On May 10, 2017 an unexpected fire took away the livelihood of Nathaniel (Than ) Avila, owner of Avila Cabinetry, as well as 2 other businesses.  

As many of you may know, Nathaniel is an extremely talented artist: a woodworker by trade, utilizing his hands and equipment to make a living. A fire destroyed all of his tools, materials, current projects, everything, leaving him without a place to work or equipment to continue making a living. He is currently looking for a building to rebuild his shop, replace his tools and start over. Money and/or specialized equipment will help him so that he may continue on. 

Nathaniel has been overwhelmed with the outpouring of love and support that has already been given. We all know it takes a village and this support is greatly appreciated. We have been asked by many how they can help so we decided to create this page.

Tonight we will make a list of equipment needed to get Nathaniel and his team up and running and will update this post later. If you can't help financially, maybe you have tools in your garage you don't use or you can only afford something such as a level, an extension cord, a staple gun, or screws. Anything helps.

We aren't certain of a tool drop off location at this point but if you have something other than a fiscal donation, please comment and we will reply with information as we have it.

Thank you in advance for helping Nathaniel put his life back together.

With Love and Appreciation,

Debra (Mother), Erica (Sister) and Family
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$7,855 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 64 people in 18 months
Created May 12, 2017
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$100
Tim Veatch
17 months ago

Hope this helps. I've seen your work and can't wait to see you get back to it!

CS
$100
cindy sanner
18 months ago

Sending love and happiness your way with the rebuild!! "3 stacks and a Rock"

$200
Maria Rubio-O'Reilly
18 months ago

When I tried giving your mom my half of the hotel balance I owed for Tinkerbell, she said it was her gift. I'm just paying it forward.

SJ
$100
Suzi Jianuzzi
18 months ago

Aunt Suzi loves you Nathaniel and I pray you find a place to re-build your business.

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