Mohamed's Fire Relief

$6,244 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 150 people in 11 months
Michael Gerstenmaier
on behalf of Shariff Hassan
 BURLINGTON, VT
My name is Michael Gerstenmaier and I am a third grade classroom teacher at the IAA. On Friday, April 8th a house fire tore through the home of one of my students. Although no one was injured the home, and everything in it, was destroyed. In total 13 residents were displaced. 
All donated funds will be used to help the Mohamed family transition into a new home, and purchuse clothing, bedding, cookware, and other necessities. I will withdraw and deposit all funds into my bank account and then transfer the money to Sharrif Hassan the father of the family in the form of a written check. Sharrif can then deposit the check into his bank account to use the funds at his familys discretion.  
Please donate as soon as possible and spread the word so that as a community we can begin to help this family rebuild. 
I will directly deposit any accured funds into my bank account where I will then give a check to the family. 
Thank you so much for any and all contributions large or small. 
Michael
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Update 4
Posted by Michael Gerstenmaier
10 months ago
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Hello everyone,
I wanted to inform you that the campaign has been put on hold temporarily. I am working with the staff at gofundme to arrange the necessary adjustments to begin withdrawing the funds. Thank you again for your support!
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Update 3
Posted by Michael Gerstenmaier
11 months ago
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Again thank you everyone who has supported this cause. The money we have generated has gone well beyond what I believed was possible. I met with the father of the family today, and he and his family are more than appreciative of your generosity.
They are currently looking for a new home, and have received many of the donations such as clothing, toys, and school supplies from our school today.
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Update 2
Posted by Michael Gerstenmaier
11 months ago
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We have accrued over $2,500!!! $1,000 of which came during the 8 hours I was at work. I changed the goal to 3,000. I really think we can make it, again please share this link!
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Update 1
Posted by Michael Gerstenmaier
11 months ago
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Wow! $1,586 already. This is amazing! We encourage everyone to share this link and continue to spread the word. We have received a myriad of donations from friends and families of the IAA community.
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$6,244 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 150 people in 11 months
Created April 10, 2016
Michael Gerstenmaier  
on behalf of Shariff Hassan
$100
Anonymous
10 months ago
$100
Anonymous
11 months ago
MH
$50
Matt Harris
11 months ago
$50
Juliet Smith
11 months ago

I pray that you will be quickly housed and have what you need.

HZ
$25
Hasija Zulfic
11 months ago
JF
$36
Julia and Len Felson
11 months ago
$100
Jason Lorber
11 months ago
$10
Anonymous
11 months ago
$50
Anonymous
11 months ago
RH
$25
Rob and judy Hemingway
11 months ago
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