On July 4, the home of a family with five children burned on Jefferson Ave. in Pulaski, resulting in the loss of all personal belongings. At this time the cause has not been determined. The family was not at home at the time of the fire.
The family is in need of clothing and furniture and has asked the community to help. They have no renters insurance. If anyone would like to donate clothing and furniture it would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Ages and clothing sizes of family members are toddler boy age 3, size 4T, size 6 diapers, size 9 shoe; girl age 12, size10-12, size 6 shoe; girl age 14, size 14-16, size 8 shoe; girl age 15, medium shirt, size 8 pants, size 7 shoe; adult child in the home 18 years of age, size 42 waist pants, XXL shirt; mother medium shirt, size 9 pants and size 8 shoes; father size is 34×30 pants, shirt medium, size shoe 9.
The family is in need of four twin beds with mattresses or full beds; mother and father are in need of a full size bed with mattress; couch and chair, kitchen chairs, towels and wash clothes, bed linens, dishes and pots and pans.
The family has already found a new home. If anyone is interested in donating items to the family please call Cecilia Salamanca at 540-505-8258, or for more information call Air Control at 980-7671 or The Patriot at 808-3949.