Weʼve raised $8,685 to help Mark Lonski '93 and his wife Julie, help rebuild their lives along with their young son, Cruz. Irma destroyed their home in St. John
- Funded on Saturday, 14th October 2017
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Mark and Julie left NYC after 9/11 to start a new life in paradise, on the island of St John. I visited them many years ago, and it truly was paradise. They started a business (Property King) putting Mark's Cornell-honed botany skills to work, while Julie's business acumen ran the office. Now their home is destroyed. Let's do what we can to help our Brother get back on his feet.
- 2 years ago
jason halio2 years ago
Pi men I spoke with Lonski this morning. 90% of the structures on St John were damaged or destroyed. His landscaping business is imperiled because of this. The Lonskis are looking for a home to live in while they rebuild. Their house disintegrated while they were taking refuge inside of it. There is no mail service and no banking services. Electricity will be out for 6 to 8 months. Please give. From $5 to $500 every bit helps. Just seeing your name on the donor page will help them smile. Jason
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Oct 14, 2017
“Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in" Winston Churchill 1941 This was on my desk during our 10 years ofstrife.
Jay "Sac" Sacco
Oct 12, 2017
Jason, Hang in there, we're here to helpLe Sac
Jim Franz (Cornell Sigma Pi '77)
Oct 11, 2017
Jason, I know what it meant to us when our Sigma Pi brothers stepped forward to support the Owego community when Tropical Storm Lee left the entire village under water in 2011. Every day will be bett
Oct 10, 2017
Dear Mr. Lonski- Here is some of my savings from my piggy bank. We hope you get your house fixed soon. Henry Halio, Age 7.
Oct 9, 2017
Hi Lonski really sorry to hear about the damages to your home and business. Best of luck in rebuiding.
Brad Crooke (Sigma Pi '81)
Oct 8, 2017
Good luck with the rebuild!
Oct 7, 2017
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