As you may or may not know, Firefighters responded yesterday to a house fire along the 100 block of Sklar Street in the Avendale Village.
The Carlson Family lost everything, including their two kitties. There is so much we can do to help them in their time of greatest need.
The family believe their two cats may have escaped the blaze. Below is a very general description of both cats.
- Mixed breed
- Dark, tiger stripe
- Raccoon like tail
- Siamese cat
- Dark brown and light beige in color
- Blue eyes, white wiskers
If you are able, below is a list of their immediate needs.
Cash Donations (by using this website)
- Teenage girl (Size 1 pants and Small shirts)
- Younger girl (Size 7 pants, Small shirts, and Size 4 shoes) - Tween boy (Size 16 pants, Small Men’s shirts, and Size 7 shoes)
- Mom (Medium pants, Medium shirts, and Size 7 shoes)
- Dad (38x30 length pants, Extra Large shirts, and Size 12 shoes)
New hygiene items: toothbrushes, tooth paste, shampoo/conditioner, lotion, etc.
New backpacks and school supplies for the kids / Books, games, puzzles, etc.
New Laundry items: basket, detergent, iron, ironing board, spray bottle, hangers, etc.
New Food serving items: dishes, bowls, serving bowls, utensils, glasses, cups, salt and pepper, sugar, place mats, napkins, etc.
New house hold items: Toilet paper, paper towels, towels, washcloths, etc.
Snacks: bottled water, granola bars, easy macaroni, goldfish, etc.
Gift cards to grocery stores: Pavillions, Albertsons, Trader Joes, CostCo, etc.
Gift cards for meals/restaurants and gas cards
Please email me for drop off and pick up details [email protected]
The Carlson Family is overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support and thanks you in advance from the bottom of their hearts!
Jennifer Powers LARMAC Neighborhood Representative Avendale/Astoria II [email protected]
“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” ―
For updates on the family, we will be building a caringbridge website that everyone can access.
The Carlsons are very dear friends of our family. Our children play together, we spend time together and I personally want to do anything I can to help. Please call or text me with any questions.