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Emily Ospina Ruiz raised £21,247.5 from 466 supporters


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raised of £25,000 target by 466 supporters

    Weʼve raised £21,247 to help out the family of Jessica Urbano Ramirez who have lost their home and all their belongings in the Grenfell Tower fire.

    Funded on Sunday, 16th July 2017

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    In the early hours of the 14th June our family’s lives changed for ever. The fire at Grenfell Tower did the same for so many people, our local community, people we grew up with, went to school with, children who did the same with our children.

    Those who survived will be left with unfaceable psychological scars and a sense of unbelievable loss. Whilst our ability to help ease the pain and heal the scars is limited, we can help in practical ways.

    My uncle and his family have suffered devastating loss, my cousin Jessica Urbano is still missing and we still have no further information. This situation is heart wrenching and it is the sole focus of her surviving parents and sister. Whilst the rest of the family have rallied round and provided moral and practical support we ask for help to try to start to rebuild their lives.

    Having lived on the 20th floor of Grenfell Tower, they have been left with nothing of their former lives, absolutely nothing.

    The generosity of friends and total strangers has been completely humbling and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Our appeal has reached the original conservative target, and we recognise that there are so many families in exactly the same situation as us. We therefore want to keep our original stated target but ask if you are able to continue donating it would be much appreciated. Rebuilding their lives will take a lot more than money but it will help start the healing process by providing them the essentials when they eventually are rehoused.

    With heartfelt thanks



    Emily Ospina Ruiz

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      • Anonymous


        Jul 15, 2017

        I don't know your family but I've been so touched and saddened by what has happened to you. Sending my love to you and your beautiful daughter Jessica xx ❤


      • Andrew Bound

        Andrew Bound

        Jul 14, 2017

      • Izzy Jowett

        Izzy Jowett

        Jul 13, 2017

        Our biggest love to you all, you are constantly in our thoughts despite the distance. Your amazing family has been so incredibly inspiring and strong, my heart is with you in W10 xxx


      • Mark Lawrence

        Mark Lawrence

        Jul 12, 2017


      • Luisa Valencia

        Luisa Valencia

        Jul 8, 2017

        Emily lo sentimos mucho por toda tu familia por lo que estan masando sending lots of love and hugs


      • pavlo kostyushko

        pavlo kostyushko

        Jul 6, 2017

        my heart goes out to you and your family.


      • Anonymous


        Jul 6, 2017

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