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Fire Destroys ALL family's Belongings #411147
07/04/11 12:59 PM
07/04/11 12:59 PM
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San Pedro, Belize
LaraTravelBelize Offline OP
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A small family home was destroyed yesterday near the South Marina near DFC. The family has lost literally every single item except those on their backs. Have a 3 year old daughter too. Thankfully, no one was hurt as the family had gone out for tacos and returned to devastation yesterday mid-day.

Beth Hart is doing a collection. They need everything from household goods, toiletries, clothing (small or xsm for woman, size 7 shoes), girls size 4.5 and mens pant size 32.

Call La Perla and ask for Beth to sort out donations if you have anything you'd like to give to help them get back on their feet.

The mother, Vanessa, insisted on going to work today. Tells you what sort of person she is. so sad.

Re: Fire Destroys ALL family's Belongings [Re: LaraTravelBelize] #411148
07/04/11 01:01 PM
07/04/11 01:01 PM
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Cranston RI
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Thank you so much Lara!

Anyone who is able to help out can reach me at 635-0686, or 226-5888.

Beth

Re: Fire Destroys ALL family's Belongings [Re: LaraTravelBelize] #411150
07/04/11 02:05 PM
07/04/11 02:05 PM
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San Pedro AC Belize
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HI - I'll start going through our stuff to see what we can find.
Am wondering if Beth might be so kind as to update us on things as they come in so we can focus on what they need most?

Re: Fire Destroys ALL family's Belongings [Re: LaraTravelBelize] #411154
07/04/11 02:25 PM
07/04/11 02:25 PM
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Cranston RI
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Hi Diane,

I will post an update tomorrow.

We are all set on sheets, towels, and pillows, at this time.

Thanks very much!

Beth

Re: Fire Destroys ALL family's Belongings [Re: LaraTravelBelize] #411155
07/04/11 02:40 PM
07/04/11 02:40 PM
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San Pedro AC Belize
Diane Campbell Offline
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Perfect. Info much appreciated.

Re: Fire Destroys ALL family's Belongings [Re: Diane Campbell] #411157
07/04/11 02:49 PM
07/04/11 02:49 PM
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3.6 miles North of San Pedro, ...
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Where will the family stay ?

DC

Re: Fire Destroys ALL family's Belongings [Re: LaraTravelBelize] #411158
07/04/11 03:43 PM
07/04/11 03:43 PM
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Cranston RI
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The family has temporary housing right now. A longer term solution will need to be found. When I know more, I'll post.

Thanks!

Beth

Re: Fire Destroys ALL family's Belongings [Re: LaraTravelBelize] #411216
07/05/11 10:04 AM
07/05/11 10:04 AM
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UPDATE!

Thanks to some very generous contributions, Vanessa and her family now have:

Sheets, towels, pillows
Men's clothing
Toiletries
Underwear
Women's shoes/slippers

Several people are working on little girls clothing (size 4/5).

We have some kitchen supplies, but can use more (i.e. plates & cookware). A microwave oven would be greatly appreciated as the family's temporary housing does not have kitchen facilities.

Please call me (Beth) at 635-0686 or Amanda at 226-5888 if you can help.

Thank you!






Re: Fire Destroys ALL family's Belongings [Re: LaraTravelBelize] #411239
07/05/11 04:27 PM
07/05/11 04:27 PM
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San Pedro AC Belize
Diane Campbell Offline
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More ladies clothes welcome?
Do they need any furniture?


Re: Fire Destroys ALL family's Belongings [Re: LaraTravelBelize] #411243
07/05/11 05:18 PM
07/05/11 05:18 PM
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Cranston RI
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Hi Diane,

Yes, ladies clothing and furniture are both needed. Vanessa is a tiny lady (size 1/2). They have no furniture at all.

Thank you!

Beth


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