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Washington, Illinois - November 2013 Tornado Relief

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BENEFITING: American Red Cross

Robert Gleason

THE STORY:

Mother Nature truly doesn't care where she strikes and who she affects. As many know, I have an 8 year old little boy who lives in Washington, Illinois. His mom, grandparents and aunt and uncle, all live within a 1/2 mile radius of each other. As you've all seen on the news, an EF-4 Tornado with wind speeds approaching 200 mph struck the town of Washington, Illinois on Sunday, November 17, 2013. The tornado cut a Northeast path thru the Devonshire Subdivision, which is exactly where Bobby lives.

I have been able to speak with them, and they are all safe. Their house only sustained minor damage resulting in some broken windows as some piece of debris missled thru their kitchen window and landed on their dining room table, some damage to the exterior, roof and yard. His grandparents house received even more as their sunroom and dining room are no longer there. Unfortunately, my sons best friends' family, who lives just 4 houses down, were not as lucky as they lost their entire home and all their belongings. My son and his mom have since fostered a few dogs from friends who no longer have homes.

The Red Cross has been exceptional and volunteers have poured into Washington, to help with search and recovery and the arduous task of clean up and re-build. I know this area very well, and after something like this happens and hits so close to family, I feel the best thing I could do is to raise money for Washington. So many families will not have a Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, so any donations you can make would be greatly appreciated to try to help this devastated community thrive and prosper once again

Thanks for reading and any assistance or donations you can make would be greatly appreciated.

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To This Fundraiser

$1,491

MONEY RAISED
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  • Christina Kaminski

    $100

  • Mr & Mrs R. Kaminski

    $100

  • The Eliason Family

    $50

  • Stacy Thomas

    $150

  • Meghan Vozzo

    $100

  • Nancy Gossett

    $200

  • JoAnn Harbeson

    $100

  • bill wroe

    $100

  • THe Dewey Family

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • susie morrissey

     

  • Chris Steinmetz

    $100

  • Anne Middlemiss

    $100

  • JASON CONOLLY

    $100

  • Kristin Wyza

     

  • Carol Shea

     

  • Shanna Joy

    $25

  • Rob Gleason

    $91

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15% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Donor Comments

Rob Gleason

Rob Gleason

DONATION: $91

Town of Washington, IL 5 years ago

Shanna Joy

Shanna Joy

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Carol Shea

Carol Shea

5 years ago

Kristin Wyza

Kristin Wyza

5 years ago

JASON CONOLLY

JASON CONOLLY

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Anne Middlemiss

Anne Middlemiss

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Chris Steinmetz

Chris Steinmetz

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

susie morrissey

susie morrissey

My prayers are with Rob Gleason and his son's family 5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

THe Dewey Family

THe Dewey Family

DONATION: $50

5 years ago