9th Street Fire

For: Khoa Le & 3 other families
San Jose, CA
Organizer: VIVO
9th Street Fire (Khoa Le & 3 other families)
of $30,000 goal
7% Complete
Raised by 11 donors

The Story

"A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees." -Amelia Earhart

With our deepest condolences, the Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation (VIVO), Office of Councilmember Raul Peralez, and Office of Councilmember Tam Nguyen asks for your help for four beloved members of our community.

On Saturday, November 18th, 2017, a fire ravaged the Le family’s apartment building in downtown San Jose, California. The flames took the lives of Ms. Linh Le (mother), Thuong Le (son) and Yvonne Le (daughter) and left Mr. Khoa Le (father) in critical condition; through his resilience and strength, he regained conscious in the hospital.

To assist with Mr. Le’s long road to recovery and to honor the Le family members’ passing, we are raising funds for funeral costs and recovery services. Since the fire also displaced three families in the same apartment building, we will also allocate a small portion of the funds to help them.

Considering the recent fires in Golden Wheel Mobile Home Park in San Jose three months ago, house fires can affect anyone at any given time and location. One family’s tragedy is the entire community’s tragedy. Taking care of each other empowers the community during challenging times and uncertainties.

Please consider donating, and please share this campaign with your family members, your community members, and your friends. https://www.youcaring.com/9thStreetFire

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About us:
Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation (VIVO)is a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to empower the underserve communities through community service, education, leadership and cultural activities.

To learn more about us, please visit www.vivousa.organd/or sign up to join our team www.vivousa.org/joinus

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on February 17, 2018

Posted on February 17, 2018

Thank you everyone for your contributions. Happy New Year!

Posted on December 4, 2017


Posted on December 4, 2017

@Darling & Fischer Garden Chapel today.

Posted on December 4, 2017

Posted on December 4, 2017

Thank you all of you for your generous support. The dad (Khoa Le) is back to "induced coma". We're hoping for the best. Please continue to have the family in your prayers. Here is a link to an update on their funeral today and tomorrow. 


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